The February 14 episode of Philosophy Bites features Sarah Fine in conversation with Nigel Warburton on the Right to Exclude. You can see more details and listen to the full podcast here.
The Irish Times: “Do you let clichés and slogans do the thinking for you?“
As the second World War approached, the British philosopher Susan Stebbing wrote of “an urgent need to-day for the citizens of a democracy to think well”. She said: “ Our difficulties are due partly to our own stupidity, partly to the exploitation of that stupidity, and partly to our own prejudices and personal desires.”
Her words are as relevant in 2018…
Does anger impede political progress or is it essential for change? Does love make us biased or is it the foundation of ethical thinking? Might shame alter not merely our perception of the world, but the very world itself? Reason is often contrasted with emotion, but what if emotion is essential for understanding traditional philosophical ideas? And how did we end up thinking that reason could ever do without emotion? (more details)
Next week: 14 November, 18:30 — 20:00
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
Claire will chair and MM will be a speaker.
9 October, 20:00 — 21:00
MAPS is a performance dance piece considering the world map through its constantly changing nature, as a movable image and a portrait of how globalisation and freedom of information have broken our understanding of borders. Three dancers and a live musician bring the world map to life in a continuous, culturally mixed, rhythmic groove.
Our Dr Sarah Fine worked as academic adviser for this peace, and is warmly inviting us to attend. There will be a Q&A session after the dance, with her, Sivan Rubinstein (the choreographer), and Christina Elliot (Senior Producer at The Place in King’s Cross).
King’s College London is one of the top 5 research centres for philosophy in the country. We do work in many different areas of philosophy, including some that are rarely tackled in other departments. An excellent example is the work we do in Medieval Philosophy.
King’s College London is one of the top 5 research centres for philosophy in the country. It is also one of the top departments in the UK for Ancient Philosophy.
King’s College London is one of the top 5 research centres for philosophy in the country. One of its areas of focus is Political Philosophy.
Dr Sarah Fine contributes to a debate on freedom of movement as core of the EU citizenship hosted by the European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship:
How can we try to defend free movement as the core of EU citizenship without considering what is happening right now at (and indeed within) the EU’s own borders?
Sarah Fine’s collection (co-edited with Lea Ypi), Migration in Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership, is now available through Oxford University Press. This book brings together twelve original papers on migration from leading international figures (including, of course, our very own Sarah Fine). Interested readers can learn more about the collection and get a look at its introduction here.