Welcome to The Philosopher’s Hat!

This is a Falmouth-based discussion group aimed at providing people with a space and time to don their Philosopher’s Hat and chat about any topic they fancy over a pint in the pub.
We meet on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at The Boathouse from 7pm onwards. 
Check our calendar for upcoming dates and topics. If you’d like to suggest a topic, email c.brand@exeter.ac.uk with “Philosopher’s Hat” as the subject.


Monday, 10th July 2017: “What does the discovery of gravitational waves mean for the Universe?” 7pm onwards

Monday, 17th July 2017: “What can we do about the knowledge inequality pandemic in the UK?” 7pm onwards

Monday, 31st July 2017: “How can we create a global state?” 7pm onwards

Monday 7th August 2017: “Will Climate Change make Earth too hot for humans?” 7pm onwards

Monday 21st August 2017: “Designing a global state to reduce the magnitude and extent of biodiversity loss” 7pm onwards



We now have a Facebook page! http://www.facebook.com/groups/philosophershat

This group was founded by Shakti Lamba and Lotty Brand.

To suggest a future topic please email c.brand@exeter.ac.uk or s.lamba@exeter.ac.uk

If you have any other suggestions or questions about the group you can contact either Shakti: http://shaktilamba.com/

or Lotty: https://twitter.com/lottybrand22

Want more science in your life? Come along to Falmouth’s Cafe Scientifique ! http://falmouthcafescientifique.weebly.com/

And/Or check out the Cornwall branch of the BSA: https://www.britishscienceassociation.org/  More news on this as it develops….