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Philosophy in Wivenhoe Park

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Philosophy in Wivenhoe Park


Wednesday 14 December 2022

We are hosting local sixth form students 12.30pm - 3.30pm at our Colchester Campus for an afternoon exploring philosophical issues of relevance to 21st century challenges.

The event will include lunch for attendees and the opportunity to hear from expert academics from our School of Philosophy and Art History here at the University of Essex.

Scheduled speakers:

 Speaker  Title
Dr  Lorna Finlayson I Spy...Ideology!
Prof Fabian Freyenhagen Sick Normality
Prof Timo J├╝tten Is life too competitive?
Prof Wayne Martin Are there True Contradictions?
Dr Dan Watts Could Something Unethical Ever be the Right Thing to Do?

You can view our session summaries ahead of the event. Attendees will have the opportunity to join two sessions as part of our planned schedule for the afternoon:

 Time  Activity
12.30pm Arrival and buffet lunch 
1pm Welcome 
1.10pm  Session 1 
2.10pm Break
2.15pm Session 2 
3.15pm Plenary 
3.25pm Departures 

Participation is free, but places are limited. Please use the below forms to book, we will then be in contact to confirm your place.

Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us should you have any queries.

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