Free Thinker: Tom Shakespeare - Art as a Tool for Thinking
- Sunday 25 October
- 1.45pm - 2.45pm
- The Sage Gateshead, Northern Rock Foundation Hall
In many of today's contentious and emotional public debates - around disability, antenatal screening, the right to die and other issues - there are often no clear answers, says bioethicist Tom Shakespeare.
Neither science, nor social research, nor ethical reasoning can tell us what to do. But he argues it's not science, but art itself that can help us think through these modern dilemmas by making space for emotion and complexity. How could art help?
This event will be broadcast in Radio 3's Night Waves on Monday 14th January 2010 at 9.15pm.