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The Art of Living

23.NOVEMBER.2017 • 18:30

Part of the Under Glass season in Cardiff.

Hosted by the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling.

University of South Wales
86-88 Adam Street
Cardiff, CF24 2FN

Free, although booking is required.

What is illness? Is it a physiological dysfunction, a social label, or a way of experiencing the world? How do the physical, social and emotional worlds of a person change when they become ill? And can there be well-being within illness?

In this thought-provoking conversation, Havi Carel – Professor of Philosophy from the University of Bristol – explores these questions by weaving together the personal story of her own serious illness with insights and reflections drawn from her work as a philosopher.


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Photo credit: Wellcome Collection