World Philosophy Day

News - 19 November, 2015

The third Thursday of November marks World Philosophy Day. A day that was first introduced by UNESCO in 2002 with the aim of honouring philosophical reflection and providing a platform for which to do so. The day provides the opportunity for a renewal of national, sub regional, regional and international commitment to philosophy. Furthermore it […]

The Big Bang and the interfaces of knowledge

News - 15 July, 2014

In partnership with CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research and with support from the Sir Halley Stewart Trust, Wilton Park conducted ‘The Big Bang and the interfaces of knowledge: towards a common understanding of Truth?’. A sequel to our pioneering international conference ‘The Big Bang and the Interfaces of Knowledge: towards a common language?’ […]

The Big Bang is published on iBooks

News - 11 September, 2013

Following on from our report on last autumn’s conference, we have published our first ever eBook expanding on the discussions that took place in Nyon. The Big Bang and the interfaces of knowledge: towards a common language? Monday 15 – Wednesday 17 October 2012 (WP1180) Since the meeting, our conference rapporteur, Adrian Brown, has taken the […]

Let there be a Big Bang

News - 15 October, 2012

Reverend Canon Dr Gary Wilton, The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the EU;  Canon of the Pro-Cathedral of Holy Trinity, and Visiting Programme Director at Wilton Park writes: The opening verse of the Hebrew scriptures reads ‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and empty, darkness over the […]