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Neuroscience vs. Philosophy

From the existence of the self to the nature of free will, many philosophers have dedicated their lives to the problems of the mind. But now some neuroscientists claim to have settled these raging debates. Is it possible we have discovered a science to replace philosophy and we can finally make real progress?  

Is belief in any morality dangerous?

Speakers: Stanley Fish, Philip Collins, Myriam François

Are there alternative economic systems?

Speakers: Alex Callinicos, Paul Krugman, Stephen Dorrell

Peter Singer and Mary Midgley on what's next for animal rights

Speakers: Mary Midgley, Peter Singer

Should we seek to eradicate offence?

Speakers: David Aaronovitch, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Joanna Williams

Removing vs Strengthening Borders

Speakers: Chandran Kukathas, Jonathan Cruddas, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

The age of anti-patriarchy

Speakers: Phillip Blond, Elif Sarican, Joanna Williams