At a time when science appears to be under attack, Dawkins issues a passionate defense, insisting facts, empirical evidence and reason take center stage. With growing threats of irrationality and hostility, his plea for a return to sanity couldn’t be more timely or urgent. Come hear more from the legendary biologist and provocateur as he challenges faulty logic, bad science and climate change deniers.
Photo by Lalla Ward
This program is sold out; no tickets will be sold at the door.
Evolutionary Biologist, Author, The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion, and Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist, Twitter @RichardDawkins
Mary Ellen Hannibal
Journalist; Stanford Media Fellow; Author, Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction—Moderator
6:15 p.m. check-in 7 p.m. program
8 p.m. book signing
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