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Need for Civility in Contentious Times

What does “civil discourse” mean in a contemporary society? Dr. Timothy Madigan, an associate professor of philosophy at St John Fisher,  will discuss whether or not today’s society is more contentious than previous ones; what factors may be contributing to a lack of civility; what strategies can be used to encourage greater mutual respect;  and why civil conversation is a necessary factor for a democratic community. No registration required.

Date:
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Pittsford - Fisher Meeting Room
Campus:
Pittsford Community Library
Categories:
Adults  

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