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March 4th, 2013

Beyond Truth: Error and Adventure

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Estimated reading time: 10 minutes

Forum for Philosophy

March 4th, 2013

Beyond Truth: Error and Adventure

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Estimated reading time: 10 minutes

Hilary Lawson/ Simon Glendinning

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Monday 4 March 2013, 6.30 – 8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE 

Hilary Lawson, Director of the Institute of Art and Ideas, non-realist philosopher and author of Closure

Chair: Simon Glendinning, Reader in European Philosophy, European Institute, LSE and Director of the Forum for European Philosophy

Philosophers have pursued truth, and many have placed truth at the centre of their account of meaning. But might this be a mistake? Could error be at the heart of language, and adventure, rather than truth, be the matter in hand? In the first of three events on the theme, Hilary Lawson argued for a radical reappraisal of the importance of error.

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