skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

How to Disagree Without Being a Liberal Pluralist

When Feb 24, 2017
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where St Edmund's College, Garden Room (Library Building)
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

Most discussions of dialogue, consensus, disagreement and the like rest on an ideology of liberal pluralism. The paper will offer a critique of this ideology in general, and ask how agreement and disagreement appear in light of this.

Professor Terry Eagleton FBA is an internationally celebrated literary scholar and cultural theorist, and currently Distinguished Professor of English Literature at Lancaster University. He was previously Thomas Wharton Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford, and John Edward Taylor Professor of Cultural Theory at the University of Manchester. He has published over forty books, including the best-selling LiteraryTheory: An Introduction (Wiley- Blackwell, 1993), Ideology: An Introduction (Verso, 1991), Reason, Faith and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate (Yale UP, 2010), and most recently Materialism (Yale UP, 2017).

Refreshments will follow.


An interdisciplinary research hub inspired by Catholic thought and culture, focussed on contemporary global realities, and dedicated to encounter, dialogue, and transformation

Upcoming events

Ignored Arab Christian Voices: Contextual Theology in the Era of Colonial Modernity

Sep 25, 2017

Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge

Upcoming events