Ac Grayling

How Events And Demographics May Stop Brexit

Richard Bird | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Politics
Richard Bird

Will the young generation forgive the politicians who sold their birthright for a mess - not the biblical mess of potage, but just a mess - to appease xenophobic and jingoistic elements in the two main parties?

Review: 'The God Argument - The Case Against Religion and for Humanism' By A.C. Grayling

Andrew Doyle | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Doyle

Whatever else one might think of Grayling's views, his skills as a writer are incontestable. The sheer clarity of his jargon-free prose makes The God Argument a pleasure to read.

Richard Dawkins and the Myth of the Angry Atheist

Andrew Doyle | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Andrew Doyle

Religious positions would be better served if their proponents addressed the actual criticisms, rather than taking a defensive stance against the imagined disdain of those who disagree. Like Robert Frost's drunken cow, they bellow on a knoll against the sky.

Could Twitter Be Deliberately Exploited to Promote Evil?

Hugh Salmon | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Tech
Hugh Salmon

Could we see, one day, the anonymity of Twitter being cold-heartedly exploited in a planned and calculated way by an evil person? Could Twitter be used to incite physical violence and murder?

'Pop-Up Colleges' in the Private HE Sector - What is the Cost?

Malory Nye | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK
Malory Nye

The question then becomes, which private colleges can be said to be stable and likely to succeed, and which are not? There is an equivalent, perhaps, in the retail sector.

The College Effect: A.C. Grayling Charges £54k for Degrees

Settit Beyene | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Settit Beyene

22% of the first cohort for the New College of Humanities (NCH) will hail from state school backgrounds, a number far lower than any other UK university. The new private college offers degrees conferred by the University of London in English, history, philosophy, economics and law. All for the unreasonable price tag of £18,000. Per year.

80% Of Students At AC Grayling's University From Private Schools

PA | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The majority of the first students accepted at a new university set up by a group of leading academics are from private schools, it was revealed on Fr...

Underwear, Lubricants, Whips and Nappies... What Else Has Oxford University Put Its Stamp On?

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford University is currently fighting to protect its New College trademark which is under threat from philosopher AC Grayling. The procedure of t...

The Real Threat to Universities

Julian Baggini | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Politics
Julian Baggini

Higher education is in the process of being shaken up like an experimental new cocktail, mixed by an untrusted barman. David Willetts's white paper promises to introduce competition for the universities, with new providers like A.C. Grayling's New College for the Humanities seeking out new niches in the market for learning. As a result, there's been a lot of talk recently about what universities are actually for.