Sunday, 18 August 2013

Rethinking the financial crisis

EXPLANATIONS of our latest financial crisis are polarised, with emotive stories about immoral financiers going up against dry, supposedly scientific 'rules'.

Tim Johnson, a mathematics researcher from Heriot-Watt University, argues that the truth lies somewhere between the two.

We need to let go of many fixed notions if we are to really get to grips with the economic crisis and other big problems – climate change, pandemic flu and genetic modification included, he suggests.

Brought to you by the Beltane Network and the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas.

Today, Sunday 18th August, 2pm. Venue: The Famous Spiegeltent 54 George Street,  Edinburgh, EH2 2LR - See more here.

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