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March 23rd, 2017

Philosophy and Nazism

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Forum for Philosophy

March 23rd, 2017

Philosophy and Nazism

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Joseph Cohen/ Simona Forti/ Brian Klug

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6.30 – 8pm | Thursday 23 March
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE

Speakers
Joseph Cohen, Lecturer in Continental Philosophy, University College Dublin
Simona Forti, Professor of Philosophy, University of Piedmont; Visiting Professor of Philosophy, The New School for Social Research, New York.
Brian Klug, Senior Research Fellow in Philosophy, St Benet’s Hall, University of Oxford; Contributor, The Guardian

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

Nazism pervaded every level of German society, and philosophers were not immune. While much scholarship has understandably focused on recriminations of key figures, tonight’s panel reflect on some broader questions raised: Can philosophy help us understand the nature of evil? And does thinking philosophically really help us live better lives?

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