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American Atheists Announces A.C. Grayling as Keynote Speaker
For Immediate Release: August 09, 2012
For more information contact:
David Silverman, President, American Atheists, [email protected], 908-276-7300 ext. 5
Teresa MacBain, Public Relations Director, American Atheists, [email protected], 908-276-7300 ext. 7
AMERICAN ATHEISTS ANNOUNCES BEST SELLING AUTHOR A.C. GRAYLING AS KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR 2013 NATIONAL CONVENTION
Cranford, NJ – American Atheists President David Silverman announced British philosopher and author, A.C. Grayling as its 2013 convention keynote speaker.
Grayling is Master of the New College of the Humanities and a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s College, Oxford. Until 2011, he was Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London. He has written and edited twenty books on philosophy and other subjects; among his most recent are, The Good Book, Ideas That Matter, Liberty in the Age of Terror, and To Set Prometheus Free.
The 2013 Convention will host more than 1,500 atheists at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas, March 28-31, 2013, where Madalyn Murray O’Hair founded the organization 50 years ago.
Silverman, stated, “We are thrilled to have Dr. Grayling join us for our national convention and 50th anniversary celebration. His contributions to the discussion about religion and humanist ethics in contemporary society are vital to the atheist community.”
“Dr. Grayling is one of the foremost philosophers and authors in modern atheism. It is a great honor to have this world-renowned scholar as our keynote speaker,” commented Teresa MacBain, Public Relations Director.
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