Knox Lecture 2022 – Frances Kamm (Rutgers University)

The 2022 Knox Lecture will be delivered online by Professor Frances Kamm (Rutgers University) on Thursday, 19 May at 5:15pm UK time. Title: “Handling Future Pandemics: Harming, Not Aiding, and Liberty” Abstract: All over the world there have been protests, based on a concern with liberty, against restrictions intended to defeat the current pandemic. In … Read more

2021 Knox Lecture – Tim Scanlon (Harvard University)

2021 Knox Lecture (online via Teams) Knox Lecturer: Tim Scanlon (Harvard University) Title: Further Reflections on Tolerance and its Difficulty Abstract: The paper revisits the account of tolerance discussed in the author’s paper, “The Difficulty of Tolerance,” with the aim of clarifying (1) the reasons people have to care about the character of their society … Read more

2017 Knox Lecture

A video recording of Prof Peter Singer’s Knox Lecture. Singer spoke to an audience of over 300 people, and the lecture raised over £1600 in donations for effective charities.