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War

Hosted by The Forum

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Speakers

Dr Susanne Burri

Professor Joseph Maiolo

Dr Michael Muthukrishna

Dr Michael Muthukrishna

Dr Michael Robillard

Chair

Dr Jonathan Birch

War scars human history, and it continues to mar lives across the globe. Is war part of human nature? Is it ever morally justified? And with the development of advanced weapon technologies, will future wars be more destructive than ever before?

We bring together a philosopher, a historian and a cultural evolutionist to discuss the past, present and future of war and ask what, if anything, can be done to make war less likely.

Susanne Burri is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at LSE.

Joseph Maiolo is Professor of International History, Department of War Studies at KCL

Michael Muthukrishna (@mmuthukrishna) is Assistant Professor of Economic Psychology at LSE.

Michael Robillard is a Research Fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.

Jonathan Birch is Associate Professor of Philosophy at LSE.

The Forum for European Philosophy (@ForumPhilosophy) is an educational charity that organises a full and varied programme of philosophy and interdisciplinary events in the UK. 

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