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Here are all the up and coming enquiry topics and events.

Topic Venue Presenter Date Time
Cosmetic Surgery? The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Open forum 23/07/2018 14:30
Femicide Bluecoat Art Centre (Liverpool) Phyl 24/07/2018 13:00
The Philosophy of Colour The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) Paul T. 24/07/2018 18:30
Human Nature? Keith's Wine Bar (L'pool South) David 24/07/2018 19:15
Bohm Dialogue The George Hotel (Bridport) 25/07/2018 19:30
Ethics of Belief The Halfway House (Childwall) Paul D 26/07/2018 19:15
No simplicity of mind no obscurity of station can escape the universal duty of questioning all that we believe (W K Clifford)
CANCELLED THIS FRIDAY The Friday Forum (Liverpool) 27/07/2018 00:00
Sorry this meeting cancelled. Will meet on Friday, August 10th as usual in Piazza Cafe, at base of Catholic cathedral.
Equality V Fairness The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Allen 30/07/2018 14:30
OPEN FORUM The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) 31/07/2018 18:30
Art? The Wellington (Bebington Village) Paul D 01/08/2018 13:30
Flat Earthers The Cock Hotel (Wellington) 01/08/2018 19:00
Should we be kind to others in times of hardship? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 01/08/2018 19:30
Food parcels appreciated.
The Master and Margarita The Queen Hotel Laura 05/08/2018 13:00
Chester LIPS (Literature in Pubs)
Self Awareness The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Andrea 06/08/2018 14:30
Ulysses Reading Group Lime Kiln (Concert Square) Jim 06/08/2018 18:30
Sirens & Cyclops
Is love the meaning of life? If not what is? The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Thinkers 06/08/2018 19:00
Authoritarianism The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) John 07/08/2018 18:30
Monarchy V Republicanism The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) John 13/08/2018 14:30
Intelligence ? The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Estelle 13/08/2018 20:00
Utopia The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) Peter 14/08/2018 18:30
SYMPOSIUM The Ship & Mitre (upstairs) PIPS 15/08/2018 12:00
Freedom of Borders - presented by Kieran Turner
What's it mean to be Humane? The Wellington (Bebington Village) John Keggan 15/08/2018 13:30
SYMPOSIUM The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) PIPS 15/08/2018 15:00
Freedom of Speech- Bill Cooke
SYMPOSIUM TBC PIPS 15/08/2018 18:00
Escape From Freedom/Fear of Freedom - presented by Paul Hogan
Should we prefer our feelings & experience over the views of experts? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 15/08/2018 19:30
Even the Donald is welcome to attend.
The Ethics of Belief The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Paul 20/08/2018 14:30
No simplicity of mind no obscurity of station can escape the universal duty of questioning all that we believe (W K Clifford)
No meeting this month. Happy holidays The Perch Rock Hotel (Wallasey) 20/08/2018 18:00
Memento Mori The Vernon Tad 20/08/2018 18:30
OPEN FORUM The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) 21/08/2018 18:30
Work The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) Rachael 28/08/2018 18:30
Henry V The Queen Hotel Margaret 02/09/2018 13:00
Chester LIPS (CLIPS) Bye Margaret
Regeneration The Queen Hotel Group 02/09/2018 13:00
Chester LIPS (CLIPS)
Debt and Bureaucracy through History The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Thinkers 03/09/2018 19:00
David Graeber shows Debt and Bureaucracy grow and then crash repeatedly through History. How long will our present debts and bureaucracies last?
Consumerism The Cock Hotel (Wellington) 05/09/2018 19:00
Is there a place for shame or guilt in modern Britain? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 05/09/2018 19:30
Remarks will be made about latecomers.
Chinese Philosophy The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Phil 10/09/2018 20:00
Things Fall Apart The Vernon Russell 17/09/2018 18:30
Literature in Pubs
Is Existentialism relevant to society today? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 19/09/2018 19:30
Bring your Existentialist handbook.
How much does gender/sex matter? The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Thinkers 01/10/2018 19:00
What is the philosophical nature of colour? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 03/10/2018 19:30
Express yourself in purple prose. Or not.
Philosophy of Religion The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Aubrey 08/10/2018 20:00
Two Serious Ladies The Vernon Mary 15/10/2018 18:30
Literature in Pubs
Are men and women treated the same under the law? If not, why not? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 17/10/2018 19:30
Will the ladies listen politely whilst the men sort this one out? Should they?
Which wars are just? The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Thinkers 05/11/2018 19:00
Patriotism? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 07/11/2018 19:30
Is it more than shouting for the World Cup?
Emergent Spirituality The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Len 12/11/2018 20:00
Can we experience anything objectively? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 21/11/2018 19:30
Look up 'Objectively' in the dictionary.
1) most important + 2) most enjoyable books. The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Thinkers 03/12/2018 19:00
Do we need bad ideas to help us find good ones? The Blue Bell (Eccles) Peter 05/12/2018 19:30
I never have bad ideas, so I dont know. Really...
Annual Xmas Lecture The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Phil 10/12/2018 20:00
Christmas Party The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Merseyside committee 14/12/2018 19:00
Open Forum The Blue Bell (Eccles) 19/12/2018 19:30
This may involve tinsel...
Resolution discussion The Blue Bell (Eccles) Peter 02/01/2019 19:30
Never again......
Are electronic friends the same as face-to-face friends? The Blue Bell (Eccles) Jenny 16/01/2019 19:30
At least you can switch them off...
Consumerism - Is it the end of the world as we know it? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 06/02/2019 19:30
If the world hasn't ended before then.
Are my principles more important than your life? The Blue Bell (Eccles) Peter 20/02/2019 19:30
Is it a difficult decision?
We choose the evenings topic on the night The Exchange (Leicester) Group 02/12/2020 00:00