BRLSI Philosophy / Cafe Philo - Discussion: What Good are the Arts?

03 July 2018


Visitors - £4 ; Members/Students - £2; Wine served from 7pm.

Permissions: Johannes Vermeer The Allegory of Painting – with kind permission the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien

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Introduced by Sir Christopher Frayling

There was a time when belief in the beneficial effect of the arts could be taken for granted, but the last century saw a steady growth of scepticism about their effect. Should we return to a more traditional confidence in their power to influence individuals and society for good?