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If a society is measured by how it treats its worst off, we have reason to think hard and well about how we manage the lives of those in prison. Philosophy – in particular, the collaborative doing of philosophy – has here a role to play. Join MM McCabe as she explores how introducing philosophical discussion into prisons may matter.
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Speaker: Professor MM McCabe FBA, Professor of Ancient Philosophy Emerita, King’s College London
10-Minute Talk: Philosophy in prison
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