Lisa Appignanesi/ Rae Langton/ Stephen Law/ Peter McDonald

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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.

Speaker
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

Recorded on 2 June 2015 at the LSE