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OVERDUE UPDATE on some recent events and talks

Appearance and featured interview at the Edinburgh Book Festival, August 2017, interviewer Liz Thompson.

“The Emperor’s New Astronomy,” based on the first chapter in my book LOST SCIENCE, an illustrated talk about Ferdinand Verbiest’s adventures at the Chinese imperial court in the mid-17th century, presented for the annual meeting of the Guild of Scholars of the Episcopal Church.
“Why Are We ‘Moral’ Creatures: Evolutionary, Religious, and Some Other Explanations for the Origins of Morality,” presented at a lively meeting of the Ethics Society of Hilton Head Island, SC.
“Stephen Hawking: The Scientist and the Man,” illustrated talk at several different venues.