Mini symposium on Resilience from the Forum for Philosophy (22 February)

Science, politics & culture from a philosophical perspective
Free | Online | All welcome
Monday 22 February 2021
6.00-7.15pm (UK time),
7.00-8.15 pm (Dutch time). 
Resilience’ has become a buzzword, beloved of pop psychologists and workplace well-being programmes. But it also has an older history that includes the Stoics and Schopenhauer. So how do we foster resilience? Or should we foster it at all? Does a culture of resilience deny vulnerability and inequalities, or is it a practical way to cope with a tumultuous world? We trace the philosophical traditions of resilience and explore critical perspectives on its modern forms.
David Bather Woods, Senior Teaching Fellow in Philosophy, University of Warwick
Serene Khader, Professor and Jay Newman Chair in Philosophy of Culture, CUNY
Mark Neocleous, Professor of the Critique of Political Economy, Brunel University London
David Westley, Associate Professor of Psychology, Middlesex University
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The Forum for Philosophy hosts free events open to everyone. It showcases new research from academic philosophers of all traditions, often in conversation with academics from other disciplines, as well as with those from outside of academia. Along with the events, podcasts are published and contemporary philosophical writing. 
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