When does someone get the right to speak with authority? What context or history grants authority to an opinion, and how do listeners decide when someone is abusing their authoritative voice?
Co-sponsored by the Burnaby Public Library
A resident of Burnaby, Keith is an optician by profession, but he is also an amateur history enthusiast and enjoys learning about and exploring local historical sites and stories. He has enjoyed attending Philosophers' Cafés because he finds they fit well with his wider quest for clarity in life.
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.