We think reason helps lead us to knowledge. But from our political views to finding our way home what we know and believe is often felt rather than thought. Is knowledge stranger than reason? Does a more meaningful experience await us outside of rationality, or is reason the only path that leads us out of the dark?
In the latest video from the Institute of Art and Ideas, Director of the Centre for Logic and Language at the Institute of Philosophy, Corine Besson, joins Buddhist philosopher Stephen Batchelor and theologian Alison Milbank to ask if there is truth beyond reason.
This video was produced by The Institute of Art and Ideas and is republished here with permission. It was filmed at HowTheLightGetsIn 2016 alongside 200 other debates and talks, all available for free at IAI TV. Tickets for HowTheLightGetsIn 2018 are now on sale — for the launch lineup and more information, click here.