Wednesday, 17 February 2010

Oxford Think Week - 25 February

Talking on Freedom, Respect and Religion at Wadham College at 7.30
In a pluralist society of many faiths and none, liberalism requires freedom of and respect for different beliefs. However, the scope and limits of both have been bitterly contested. In particular, secularism has been criticised for demanding that people leave too many of their personal beliefs out of the public square. In this talk, I'll be revising and defending secularism as the best way to manage disagreement on fundamenal issues in democratic societies.
Full details here