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October 2019

A Right to a Home?

15 October | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom + Google Map

‘Home’ means more than a roof over our head; it’s crucial to our well-being. What might it mean to have a right to a home?

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The Ethical Human

24 October | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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Where do our ideas of right and wrong come from? With perspectives from evolutionary anthropology, psychology, and philosophy, we discuss the emergence of Homo moralis.

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The Occult

30 October | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us as we delve into the mystic just in time for Halloween. How does philosophy contend with the mysterious and the inexplicable?

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November 2019

Aristotle Now

4 November | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom + Google Map

Aristotle may be well known, but is he still relevant? Almost two and a half millennia on, what can he tell us about modern life?

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Anatomy of a Language

12 November | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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There’s more to grammar than meets the eye. We probe the philosophical underpinnings of grammar and how it functions in communication, understanding, and even humour.

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Do the Clothes Maketh the Human?

20 November | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom + Google Map

What do clothes say about us? Can judgements about beauty be ethically right or wrong? We explore the philosophy and politics of fashion and beauty.

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The Philosophers’ Book Club | Iris Murdoch’s Under the Net

25 November | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom + Google Map

To mark the centenary of novelist and philosopher Iris Murdoch’s birth, we will be discussing her first book, Under the Net.

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December 2019

Religious Art

3 December | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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How do traditions of religious art differ and what role does art play in religion today? Might art enable interfaith dialogue?

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