Beyond Left and Right: Finding Consensus on Economic Inequality
In this report, we contend that theology can open up new avenues of consensus between political and social positions on issues of inequality. (2021)
Nick Spencer speaks to Iain McGilchrist about materialism, truth, humanity, and God. 16/11/2021
Iain McGilchrist rose to public prominence with his book The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World. Now, in his long–awaited follow up ‘The Matter with Things’, he develops his ideas about the divided brain into a remarkably detailed and comprehensive vision of reality, “a whole philosophy – … [with] new answers to the questions of what the world is and who we are.”
Nick Spencer talks to him about materialism, truth, humanity, and God.
Listen to our previous episode with Iain McGilchrist here.
Interested in this? Share it on social media. Join our monthly e–newsletter to keep up to date with our latest research and events. And check out our Supporter Programme to find out how you can help our work.
Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently ‘The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable’ (Bloomsbury, 2017), ‘The Evolution of the West’ (SPCK, 2016) and ‘Atheists: The Origin of the Species’ (Bloomsbury, 2014).
Posted 16 November 2021
See other recent events and articles
In the first episode of this new series, Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to comic book writer Ryan North. 01/12/2021Podcast
Nick Spencer talks to Prof. Sumantra Bose. 30/11/2021Podcast
Theos researches and investigates the intersection of religion, politics and society in the contemporary world.