• Date: Monday 14 November 2016
  • Time: 12:30 – 13:30
  • Location: T Pod, Rockingham Library, Park Campus
  • Cost: Free

Students happily working in the library

Rob Farmer, Learning Designer, asks what we should do about Nigel Farage.

Is it possible to just shut him up forever?

And even if it is, would that be the right thing to do?

During this lunchtime we will be discussing why freedom of speech is so important, and how we all benefit from engaging with those with whom we profoundly disagree. Through an examination of J. S. Mill’s powerful arguments in ‘On Liberty’, we will see why freedom of thought and expression are vital components of an open, tolerant, progressive and good society.

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