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Why Philosophy Won't Go Away

Why Philosophy Won't Go Away

Thursday 23 October, 13:00

Is philosophy still relevant today? Acclaimed novelist and philosopher Rebecca Goldstein offers an original thought experiment in response: how would Plato respond to our modern-day ethical dilemmas?

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How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life

How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life

Thursday 30 October, 13:00

What is the good life and how can we achieve it? Economist Russ Roberts reveals how Adam Smith’s 250-year-old insights into human nature and happiness still apply to life today.

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Disobedient Architecture

Disobedient Architecture

Tuesday 04 November, 18:00

Award-winning architect Sarah Wigglesworth argues for a model in which people have a greater control of the built environment around them, with architects as enablers, collaborators and advisors.

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RSA Animate

Re-Imagining Work

Dave Coplin imagines what might be possible if more organisations embraced the full, empowering potential of technology and encouraged a truly open, collaborative and flexible working culture.

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RSA Shorts

The Power to Create

The 21st century presents us with huge challenges. How can we empower people to be active participants in creating a world we want to live in? Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the RSA, offers a vision for the future - a world where every individual has the freedom and opportunity to develop their unique capabilities to the full.

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Past events and podcasts

City Growth Commission: Final Report Launch

City Growth Commission: Final Report Launch

Join us for the launch of the final report of the RSA City Growth Commission, which offers a vision for the future of our cities and recommendations for boosting the UK’s long-term economic growth.

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Political Order and Political Decay

Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama is a senior fellow at Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University

 
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