Philip Goodchild/ Waltraud Schelkle/ Susan Steed

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6.30 – 8pm | Wednesday 11 January 2016
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE

Philip Goodchild, Professor of Religion and Philosophy, University of Nottingham
Waltraud Schelkle, Associate Professor of Political Economy, LSE
Susan Steed, Co-founder and former Director of the Brixton Pound; Visiting Tutor, New College for the Humanities; Doctoral Researcher, University of Bristol

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

What is money, where does it come from, and why does it sometimes fail to make us better off? The banality of money makes it appear neutral with respect to political, religious, or moral values. Should we try to answer these questions in a value-neutral way, or does money shelter a value system hiding in plain sight?

Image credit: Ethan Doyle White, ‘Coin Tree