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Do racists have a right to be heard?

Dr Nigel Warburton (Senior Lecturer, Philosophy) spoke at the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts (RSA) in the Runnymede Debate on 30 January. London’s Olympic summer projected an image of a nation at ease with itself, united in … Continue reading

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Dr Nigel Warburton first to speak at consecutive Cambridge Union debates?

Dr Nigel Warburton (Senior Lecturer in Philosophy) is believed to be the first person to speak at two consecutive Cambridge Union debates. Dr Warbuton debated “This House Believes that Hate Speech is Not A Human Right” in December 2012, with … Continue reading

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Dr Nigel Warburton debates Hate Speech at Cambridge Union

Dr Nigel Warburton (Senior Lecturer in Philosophy) took part in the Cambridge Union presidential debate “This House Believes Hate Speech is not a Human Right” on 29 November 2012, with Austin Mahler (Union President) and Mike Harris (Index on Censorship). … Continue reading

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Dr Nigel Warburton on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Start the Week’

Dr Nigel Warburton, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, takes part in the discussion on BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week. Broadcast on Monday 8th October (9am, repeated 9.30pm), Dr Warburton discusses the dying art of handwriting, and the rise of digital … Continue reading

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Dr Nigel Warburton on Radio 4’s ‘The Philosopher’s Arms’

Join Dr Nigel Warburton in the Philosopher’s Arms where philosophical ideas, logical dilemmas and the real world meet for a chat and a drink. “Each week presenter Matthew Sweet takes a puzzle with philosophical pedigree and asks why it matters … Continue reading

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The THE on Social Science Bites

The Times Higher Education writes about the new website Social Science Bites: Tasty morsels on the social science menu Leading social scientists are distilling some of their biggest ideas into an easily digestible series of podcast interviews. Officially launched on … Continue reading

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Nigel Warburton at the Oxford Literary Festival

Nigel Warburton, Senior Lecturer at The Open University will be reviewing his recent book ‘A Little History of Philosophy’ at Oxford Literary Festival, Wed 28 March at 2pm. If you’re interested in Philosophy find out about studying for a degree … Continue reading

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