April 20: Why defend freedom of speech?
Consider an issue about which prevailing opinion in our society is true. Why would it be of value for someone to express a (false) dissenting view? We'll look to John Stuart Mill for a defense of1 even this sort of free expression.
Philosophy for Lunch happens every Wednesday from 12–1PM, Dickson Hall, 430.
What is P4L? Students and professors close-read and discuss a few of the greatest passages in the history of philosophy.
Who's invited? No preparation or previous knowledge of philosophy is needed. Everyone is welcome!
Should I bring anything? Bring a beverage, and if you're hungry, bring your actual lunch.
Brought to you by the new Department of Philosophy at Montclair State University