American Atheists is announcing that British philosopher and author A.C. Grayling will be the keynote speaker at the group’s 2013 conference in Austin, Texas:
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.
Grayling’s most recent book is The Good Book: A Humanist Bible.