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Forum for Philosophy

 


 

EVENTS

Until further notice, Forum events will be taking place online

 

 

December

 


Tuesday 1 December 2020  |  6–7.15pm

Science Fiction & Philosophy

Zombies, time travel, brain transplants: science fiction and philosophy have lots in common. We explore this shared history, James Burton, Lewis Powell, and Lisa Walters put the ‘phi’ back into ‘sci-fi’. | More »

Wednesday 9 December 2020  |  6–7.15pm

Religious Art

Mehreen Chida-Razvi, Ben Quash, and Lieke Wijnia discuss how traditions of religious art differ and what role art plays in religion today. Might art enable interfaith dialogue? | More »

 

 

Coming in 2021

 


Tuesday 26 January 2021  |  6–7.15pm

Misinformation

From COVID-19 to QAnon, misinformation is more ubiquitous and dangerous than ever. Lisa BortolottiQuassim Cassam, and Cailin O’Connor discuss why misinformation so attractive to so many, and what can be done about it. | More »

Monday 8 February 2021  |  6–7pm

Spaced Out

COVID-19 transformed the landscape, with an exodus from cities and our ever presence at home. Katie Beswick and Antoine Picon discuss planning for future public and private spaces.  | More »

 

 

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Empathy

What role does empathy play in our social, moral, and political life? What are its limits? Can we be ethical without it? Laura Cull O’Maoilearca, Nadine El-Enany, and Danielle Sands discuss.

 

 

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