Philosophers' Café

Where is the line between free speech and hate speech?

Who defines what is hateful speech and what rights do victims of hate have? What responsibility do institutions have to those who have been affected by hate and discrimination to create a safe space, even if it curbs the right to free speech for others?

Date/Location

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 7:00 PM

The ACT Maple Ridge, 11944 Haney Pl., Maple Ridge | 604-476-2787 | Map

Moderator

  • Gary Cleave
    Gary's quest for the truth began in earnest when he became an SFU student in 1966. After graduating in 1971, he began a 35-year career in corporate communications and, as a hobby, continued to search for the truth in every philosophical and religious nook and cranny. The search continues.

Admission: Free. Registration not required.

Duration: 90 mins

Related topic(s): Liberal Arts

About the Philosophers' Café

Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.

See café schedule

Questions?

Email: cafes@sfu.ca