Tue, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. | 90 minutes
We're back at Nowadays to launch our new philosophy club! We'll be diving into the deep human value and virtue of Truth and we'll ask when is it ethical to lie? Are some lies necessary to keep the fabric of our society together?
We see truth as a deep human value and virtue, but when is it ethical to lie? Are some lies necessary to keep the fabric of our society together? We’ll explore these questions and many more, leading us to examine the pitfalls of sincerity and the advantages of silence.
Jeanne Proust's research focuses on Théodule Ribot’s Diseases of the Will, both in philosophical and psychological perspectives. While teaching at different universities here in New York, Jeanne is advocating for a widening of philosophical education beyond the academic frontiers.