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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 7:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | Outrage Culture
Many say we are living in an outrage culture, where social media facilitates instant mob justice at the expense of open dialogues and debates. Others say social media provides us with an unprecedented opportunity for collective monitoring of responsible public discourse. We will discuss the ethics of public engagement, the impact of public shaming and the role of compassion in the age of social media.
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 7:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | The Social Life of Water
With at least 50 percent of the human body and 70 percent of the planet composed of water, this vital element plays a key role in our private and social worlds. Is water a space that connects or divides us? Is access to clean water a human right? Who owns water and who is allowed to use it?
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 1:15 PM