World Philosophy Day: Knowledge, forgiveness & happiness

Date : 
15 November 2018 
Venue: Stanton Library Conference Room, Level 2
Council Event
Cost: Free

Event Details

Join a panel of philosophers from Sydney University for a Q&A discussion about the philosophy of knowledge, forgiveness and happiness.

Celebrated on the 3rd Thursday in November, World Philosophy Day underlines the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought. In establishing World Philosophy Day, UNESCO strives to promote an international culture of philosophical debate that respects human dignity and diversity. The Day encourages academic exchange and highlights the contribution of philosophical knowledge in addressing global issues.

Refreshments from 6pm, discussion starts 6.30pm. 

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Caroline West
David Macarthur

Dr Caroline West

PhD Australian National University

Lectures in philosophy of happiness & well-being, applied ethics and feminist philosophy.

Assoc. Prof. David Macarthur

PhD Harvard University

Interests include liberal naturalism, contemporary pragmatism and scepticism.

Luke Russell
Hannah Tierney

Assoc. Prof. Luke Russell

PhD University of Sydney

Lectures in moral psychology and critical thinking.

Dr Hannah Tierney

PhD University of Arizona

Lectures in ethics and critical thinking.

Time

Thursday
15 November 2018 at 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Venue

Stanton Library Conference Room, Level 2
234 Miller
North Sydney
New South Wales 2060

Contact

Telephone
: 9936 8400

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