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March 2019

Disgust

25 March | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom + Google Map

We explore the ‘rich universe of the disgusting’ and ask what disgust can teach us about art, morality and the self.

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April 2019

Plants

30 April | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom + Google Map

Plants process information, solve problems, and communicate. But do they think? We explore the minds of plants.

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May 2019

Schopenhauer

7 May | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom + Google Map

Arthur Schopenhauer's work dealt with Eastern philosophy, human suffering, art, and much more. We discuss his life, thought, and continuing relevance in the twenty-first century.

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On Strike

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

Why do strikes happen? When are they justified? What makes for a successful strike? We explore the history, politics, and ethics of strikes.

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Replication Crisis?

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

Results from a number of key experiments in the human sciences have been thrown into doubt. What does this replication crisis mean for trust in science?

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June 2019

Molyneux’s Problem

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

Could someone who only experienced shapes by touch, later recognize them by sight alone? We explore responses to William Molyneux’s famous thought experiment.

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