Thales Day 2019 

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We are proud to have teamed up with high quality Danish radio station Den2Radio where this years Thales Day is available as a podcast. Click HERE to listen (in Danish). 

Thales Day 2018 - Special Event

Physics and Philosophy (In Danish, no subtitles)
Special event in collaboration with nationwide student philosophy Journal TIDskrift ( and University of Copenhagen- November 14, 2018


Holger Bech Nielsen, Theoretical physicist, Professor Emeritus, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen

Henrik Zinkernagel, Philosopher/Physicist, Department of Philosophy, Granada University, Spain

Jan Faye, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Copenhagen

Claus Emmeche, Theoretical biologist, Associate Professor, Director of the Center for the Philosophy of Nature and Science Studies at the Faculty of Science (CPNSS), University of Copenhagen

Steen Brock, Associate Professor of Philosophy, School of Philosophy and the History of Ideas, Aarhus University   

Thales Day 2018 (English subtitles) How Does A.I. Influence our Identity/Sense of Self?


Thomas Bolander, A.I. Developer, Professor, DTU Compute (Danish Technological Institute)

Cathrine Hasse, Cultural Analytic, Professor, Danish School of Education (DPU), Aarhus University

Ole Fogh Kirkeby, Philosopher, Professor Emeritus, Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

Per Juul Carlsen, Film Critic, Filmland, DR (Public Radio)

Thales Day 2017 (English subtitles)
Have we entered a post-truth era where feelings and personal opinion matter more than objective facts?


Martin Krasnik, Journalist, Editor in Chief-Weekendavisen 

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Climate Scientist/Professor, Leader- Centre for Ice & Climate, Niels Bohr Institute

Ole Thyssen, Philosopher/sociologist, Professor Emeritus, Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

Berthel Haarder, Member of Parliament, Former Minister of Education (Longest serving)

Thales Day 2016 (English subtitles)

Is philosophy dead?

Anja C. Andersen, Astrophysicist, Professor, Niels Bohr Institute

Vincent F. Hendricks, Professor of Philosophy, Copenhagen University

Thales Day 2016 (English subtitles)

Father of String Theory Holger Bech Nielsen on philosophy and quantum mechanics

Thales Day 2016 (English Subtitles)

Father of String Theory Holger Bech Nielsen on Thales

Thales Day 2015 (English subtitles)

 Philosopher Henrik Schoeneberg on how philosophy and science began and why we should celebrate its origin.