Events

@ Forum for Philosophy

 


 

EVENTS

Until further notice, Forum events will be taking place online

 

 

Coming in 2021

 


Saturday 6 March 2021  |  11am–12pm

Not Suitable for Work

Ödül Bozkurt, Brian O’Connor, and Judy Wajcman discuss whether we’re working too much, making us bad citizens and unhappy humans | More »

 

 

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Tuesday 9 March 2021  |  6–7.15pm

Histories of Thinking

Philosophy

Julia Ng, Jonathan Rée, and Justin E H Smith interrogate familiar narratives of philosophical history and explore more diverse accounts of philosophical thought. | More »

Monday 15 March 2021  |  6–7.15pm

Histories of Thinking

Logic

Sara Uckelman, Justin Vlasits, and Audrey Yap discuss logic and its history, from Aristotle, through medieval thought, and right up to its role in the so-called culture wars. | More »

Tuesday 22 March 2021  |  6–7.15pm

A Theory of Everything?

Is a general theory uniting the sciences possible? Can science be reduced to physics alone? Philip Ball, Vanessa Seifert, and Jessica Wilson discuss reduction, emergence, and the unity of the sciences.
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Monday 29 March 2021  |  6–7pm

The Human Paradox

For Alan Montefiore, philosophy is a lived practice that entails ‘getting one’s feet wet’. Fiona Hughes and Adrian Moore celebrate Montefiore’s latest book, Philosophy and the Human Paradox.
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Previously at the Forum

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Science Fiction & Philosophy

James Burton, Lewis Powell, and Lisa Walters discuss how science fiction and philosophy have influenced one another, putting the ‘phi’ back into ‘sci-fi’.

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Anti-vaxxers & Other Sceptics

Rohin Francis, Katherine Furman, Heidi Larson on the causes of, and cures for, medical scepticism.