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The New Enlightenment

'Dare to know' was the radical rallying cry of the Enlightenment. Since then philosophers from Nietzsche to Derrida have argued there are limits to knowledge so profound that truth is an impossible goal. Have relativism and postmodernism made the Enlightenment dream irrelevant? Or can we forge a New Enlightenment that provides us with direction and is equally radical ...

Should we reward intelligence?

Speakers: Angie Hobbs, Kwasi Kwarteng, Steve Fuller

Is morality independent of outcome?

Speakers: Gita Sahgal, Sebastian Farquhar, David Owens

Are elites necessarily a bad thing?

Speakers: Carne Ross, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Hugo Drochon

Is equality of opportunity a misguided goal that legitimises inequality?

Speakers: Helena Cronin, Sophie Walker, Theodore Dalrymple

How do we create a prosperous society?

Speakers: Guy Standing, Janne Teller, Kristian Niemietz

Does the left need to re-engage with freedom?

Speakers: Ella Whelan, Slavoj Žižek, Lowkey