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The T S Eliot Society (UK) presents The Ninth Annual T S Eliot Lecture 2017

‘The man and woman who suffer in The Wasteland’ by Professor Ronald Schuchard

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Free speech and non-human speakers

Mon 18 September

Trinity Hall

We share our world with powerful and vocal non-human agents, such as corporations and, increasingly, AI-based systems of various kinds. Should such agents have a 'right' to free expression, analogous to that of human agents? If not, what restrictions are appropriate in a democratic society, and how should they be imposed?

Join philosophers Professor Rae Langton (Cambridge) and Professor Philip Pettit (Princeton), and political theorist Professor Toni Erskine (UNSW), for a conversation about these fascinating and timely questions.

Cost: 0

Ages: 16+

Enquiries and booking

Please note that booking is required for this event.

Enquiries: Susan Gowans Website Email: skg41@cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223 765470

Timing

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Mon 18 September 5:30PM - 7:00PM

Venue

Address: Trinity Hall
Lecture Theatre
Trinity Lane
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1TJ
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 332500
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