Philosophy Café

The Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe
  • Tue 08-04-2014 7:30 PM - 2 h

Colette Artbar

Free Admission - you pay for any food and drinks you order


The Fringe Branch of the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe was established in October of 2000 with the goal of holding regularly scheduled discussions (in English) on serious, mainstream philosophical topics. Meetings begin with a designated participant introducing a particular approach to dealing with the announced topic. After others have a chance to ask questions and/or give feedback to the introducer, a substantial block of time is devoted to small group discussions, with participants being encouraged to migrate between groups at will. Ideas raised during small group discussions are then shared in a concluding plenary session. 

Topic: "Why do we punish people? Can it be justified?" 

Introduced by: Alan Taylor

Moderated by: Steve Palmquist

Please feel free to contact us if you would like to suggest a topic and/or to introduce a future meeting. 

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Organizer: Steve Palmquist or 34117289
Adviser: Paul Stables

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