Sunday sessions are listed below ordered by time slot and room. To see Saturday sessions only, select the day you want from the menu on the left or select sessions by Theme or see the whole Festival weekend of more than 70 debates.
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The empty square: the public engaged or imagined?
"The Battle of Ideas was a great success; it enabled large numbers of people to hear and interact with well-known speakers who have thought about and contributed significantly to the discussions of many important issues."
Richard Swinburne, emeritus professor, philosophy of religion, University of Oxford; author, 'The Existence of God and The Evolution of the Soul'