Lisa Appignanesi/ Rae Langton/ Stephen Law/ Peter McDonald/ Peter Dennis

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Tuesday 2 June, 6.30-8pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

Lisa Appignanesi, writer, novelist, broadcaster, cultural commentator and Visiting Professor, Department of English, King’s College London

Rae Langton, Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Stephen Law, Lecturer in Philosophy, Heythrop College, University of London

Peter McDonald, Professor of English and Related Literature, University of Oxford

Chair: Peter Dennis, LSE Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow

Recent events have provoked a public debate about the right to free speech. In a continuation of this debate, we will bring together philosophers and campaigners to examine the philosophical underpinnings of free speech, and how recent events should affect our thinking about it.