Drink and Think: Philosophy and Discussion (and Booze)

Drink and Think: Philosophy and Discussion (and Booze)

Does the advancement of the internet, and technology in general, signal greater access and use of knowledge for a wide range of people? While some have claimed the internet functions as a kind of ‘democratization of knowledge’, others have argued such wide-ranging access has fostered little progress in creating a more informed populous. Does this mean that technological advancements have, in fact, done little to bolster educational and epistemic practices? Should we see the rapid pace of technological advancement as beneficial to society?

This event is intended to foster discussion and drinking in a fun atmosphere. There will be a brief (15 - 20 minutes) presentation of the issue followed by general discussion and argument. All are strongly encouraged to participate (that’s the whole point!).

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