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Limits of Thought: John McWhorter and Stanley Fish

The 20th century saw many come to think of language as much more important than a vehicle for ideas – it was the framework that made thought possible. And that rather than allowing us to discover independent truths about the world, it places limits on what we can think and radically alters perception and experience. In this combative one-on-one debate, eminent literar...

Can we justify our tribal allegiances?

Speakers: Homi Bhabha, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, David Miller

Is meaning a human fantasy?

Speakers: Hilary Lawson, Emma Borg, Daniel Everett

What duty do we have to others during COVID-19?

Speakers: Susan Neiman, Patricia Churchland, Peter Hitchens

Will we be on the right side of history?

Speakers: Anne Johnson, Philip Thomas, Simon Critchley