Watertown Library’s Democracy Talks Focuses on Civil and Uncivil Disobedience

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The latest event in the Watertown Free Public Library’s ongoing Democracy Talks series will focus on civil and uncivil disobedience. 

The Library sent out the following information:

Democracy Talks: Civil and Uncivil Disobedience

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 7 p.m., free and open to the public in the Watertown Savings Bank Room.

What are our responsibilities in the face of injustice? Candice Delmas will discuss the standard template for civil disobedience, the demands and limits of civility, and the potential value of uncivil disobedience.

Delmas is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at Northeastern University, where she serves as Associate Director of the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Program. Her book, A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil, was published by Oxford University Press in September 2018.

Read more about A Duty To Resist here.

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