What’s the Point of Diversity?

What’s the Point of Diversity?

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 21st Nov 2019

 Free

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Diversity has become a divisive issue in today’s society. In this debate philosophers at the front line will be picking at its complexities and difficulties. What are the different forms of diversity? Why do they matter? Should we be promoting or managing diversity? Should we even be reducing it in the name of greater cohesion?

For this year’s Royal institute of Philosophy debate the antagonistic for/against format will be abandoned and instead speakers have been invited to have a more collaborative discussion in which increased mutual understanding matters more than winning. In an increasingly polarised society, people need to be brought together more than ever. Confirmed speakers include Tommy J. Curry, Onora O’Neill and Kathleen Stock with the BBC’s Ritula Shah as the chair.

Part of the Being Human festival of the humanities 14-23 November.


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This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 21st Nov 2019

 Free

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2019-11-21 2019-11-21 Europe/London What’s the Point of Diversity? In this debate philosophers will be picking at diversity's complexities and difficulties. What are the different forms of diversity? Why do they matter? https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/11/21/whats-the-point-of-diversity-218713 Senate House,Malet Street,,London

Location

Senate House,

Malet Street,
London,
UK
WC1E 7HU

Nearest tube and train stations to Senate House

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