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

Topic Venue Presenter Date Time
What difference: men/women? The Halfway House (Childwall) Derek Cowley 27/09/2018 19:15
Reason, Instinct and Emotion Reason, The Friday Forum (Liverpool) David 28/09/2018 14:00
Stimulus to follow
What rights should animals have? The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Pauline 01/10/2018 14:30
How much does gender/sex matter? The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Thinkers 01/10/2018 19:00
Grand Opening! The Dog & Partridge (Sheffield) Rosie 01/10/2018 19:45
Animal, Vegetable and Mineral The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) Maureen 02/10/2018 18:30
Frankenstein's monster: what is alive? Keith's Wine Bar (L'pool South) Emma 02/10/2018 19:15
Consumerism The Cock Hotel (Wellington) 03/10/2018 19:00
tba The Windmill Pub Southport tba 03/10/2018 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.
Regeneration The Queen Hotel Group 07/10/2018 13:00
Chester LIPS (CLIPS)
Is perception universal? The Red Lion (Stockton Heath) 08/10/2018 07:00
How useful is language? The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Edna 08/10/2018 14:30
Philosophy of Religion The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Aubrey 08/10/2018 20:00
The Ethics of Belief Bluecoat Art Centre (Liverpool) The group 09/10/2018 13:00
Is Ignorance Bliss? The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) Tommy 09/10/2018 18:30
Evangelical Atheism? Keith's Wine Bar (L'pool South) Naomi 09/10/2018 19:15
Can anger be justified? The Halfway House (Childwall) Open forum 11/10/2018 19:15
Political Philosophy The Casa Bar (Liverpool) Alan Barton 13/10/2018 11:00
For the last few years the CASA group has met on Saturday mornings once a month. Discussions have been interesting and productive. However, due to a coincidence of stalwarts having other commitments, we have not succeeded in getting together since January. We are having a re-launch. The emphasis is loosely on political philosophy. Topic is “Do we need the nation-state to protect us against the internet?” – That loose! (Alan)
Happiness (?) The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Open forum 15/10/2018 14:30
Two Serious Ladies The Vernon Mary 15/10/2018 18:30
Literature in Pubs
Does the Law of Attraction Work? The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) Karen 16/10/2018 18:30
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?
Effective altruism The George Hotel (Bridport) 17/10/2018 19:30
What is the Highest Virtue? The Crown Hotel (Liverpool) Paul 22/10/2018 14:30
Communication The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) Paul T. 23/10/2018 18:30
Are lies ever justifiable The Halfway House (Childwall) Greg 25/10/2018 19:15
OPEN FORUM The Victoria Hotel (Waterloo) 30/10/2018 18:30
Which wars are just? The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Thinkers 05/11/2018 19:00
To be arranged The Dog & Partridge (Sheffield) The Group 05/11/2018 19:45
Patriotism? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 07/11/2018 19:30
Is it more than shouting for the World Cup?
I Am not My Name: a poem The Halfway House (Childwall) Paul 08/11/2018 19:15
Emergent Spirituality The Woodthorpe (Prestwich) Len 12/11/2018 20:00
The Human Stain The Vernon Mike 19/11/2018 18:30
Literature in Pubs (LIPS)
Can we experience anything objectively? The Blue Bell (Eccles) 21/11/2018 19:30
Look up 'Objectively' in the dictionary.
tba The George Hotel (Bridport) 21/11/2018 19:30
1) most important + 2) most enjoyable books. The Sportsman (Huddersfield) The Thinkers 03/12/2018 19:00
To be arranged The Dog & Partridge (Sheffield) The Group 03/12/2018 19:45
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
Burmese Days The Vernon Derek 17/12/2018 18:30
Literature in Pubs Liverpool (LIPS)
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