Philosophy Cafe!

The next installment of our Philosophy Cafe is coming up. Please join us on March 28th at 7:00pm!
Where: Campion College 104 or

Our speaker will be Dr. Shannon Dea, Dean of Arts and Professor of Philosophy

Fearing Responsibly
Fear is often seen as a bad thing that we ought to try to avoid. Fearfulness is sometimes equated with cowardliness even though fear is a prudential response to danger. In fact, it is possible to fear badly or to fear well. One of the ways in which we can fear well is by fearing overstep when we speak for oppressed others. We also fear well when we speak up for oppressed others because we fear remaining silent about oppression. Balancing these countervailing fears is fearing responsibly. I illustrate the point with recent examples.

Hosted by the Department of Philosophy and Classics and the Philosophy Student Society

Masks are welcome and will be available if you would like one!

Questions? Email Anna Mudde

The event is finished.


Mar 28 2024


7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


CM 104

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