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Changing Attitudes

Reducing arrogance in debate

Posted on May 19, 2017 by Professor Alessandra Tanesini

In many Western democracies, public opinion seems to have become bitterly divided over increasingly divisive topics like immigration, Brexit, and the qualities of Donald J. Trump. People whose convictions are strongly opposed to each other treat discussions as duels or shouting matches.
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Open for Debate

We are now open for debate

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Professor Alessandra Tanesini

Welcome to ‘Open for Debate’, a blog associated with the project Changing Attitudes in Public Discourse.¬†We hope to use this space to debate all aspects and forms of debate.
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