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Christianity, Public Morality and Democracy
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Public lecture delivered by Anthony O'Hear at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University | 11th November 2014

Anthony O’Hear is Director of the Royal Institute of Philosophy. He is a philosopher with a special interest in education. His areas of expertise are political philosophy and ethics, philosophy of science and philosophy of religion. His publications include The Great Books: A Journey through 2500 Years of the West's Classic Literature (2007), Plato’s Children (2005), After Progress (1999), Beyond Evolution: Human Nature and the Limits of Evolutionary Explanation (1997), Introduction to the Philosophy of Science (1995). Professor O’Hear has also been editor of the journal Philosophy since 1995. He was a Government special adviser on education for approximately ten years. He was especially influential during the time of Margaret Thatcher and John Major as Prime Minister when he was teaching at Bradford University. 

His lecture were followed by a response from Ferenc Hörcher. He is the Director of the Institute of Philosophy at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Head of the PhD Program in Political Theory at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University. He was Visiting Scholar at the Nanovic Institute (University of Notre Dame), at the Max Planck Institute für Geschichte in Göttingen and a Mellon Research Fellow in Edinburgh.

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