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Join us as we welcome twelve philosophers to discuss everything from bureaucracy and gender to Black existential freedom and beyond.
We are thrilled to announce our new online event series, Philosophy Today! Hosted in partnership with The Philosopher, the six events are free to attend and feature Martha Nussbaum, Robin Dembroff, Kieran Setiya, and other figures at the forefront of philosophy discussing everything from animal justice to Black existential freedom and beyond.
Save the dates here (all events start at 2 P.M. ET) and keep your eyes peeled for registration links as we approach each event:
9/20: The Politics of Pleasure
Kate Soper with Lynne Segal
Check back soon for a recording and transcript.
10/3: How Philosophy Helps Us Find Our Way
Kieran Setiya with Anil Gomes
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10/10: Why Does the State Care about Your Gender?
Paisley Currah with Robin Dembroff
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11/14: Black Existential Freedom
Nathalie Etoke with Lewis Gordon
11/21: Future-Proof Science
Peter Vickers with Jana Bacevic
12/12: Justice for Animals
Martha Nussbaum with Jeremy Bendik-Keymer
Tickets to all these virtual events are free and open to the public. Please consider making a small contribution of $5—or any amount you can donate—when you register to help fund future events like this and the work of Boston Review.
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