An Antidote to Today’s Partisanship: How to Agree to Disagree Presented by Political Philosophers Robert George & Cornel West

The RIT Center for Statesmanship, Law & Liberty Sixth Annual Symposium on the relevant topic of An Antidote to Today’s Partisanship: How to Agree to Disagree Presented by Political Philosophers Robert George & Cornel West

Leading public intellectuals Robert George and Cornel West never let a spirited political disagreement get in the way of their deep friendship and mutual reverence for learning and open debate. West, a progressive philosophy professor at Harvard University, and George, a conservative legal scholar at Princeton will discuss the importance of learning how to disagree with respect, civility, and humor.

Friday, April 5, 2019
6:30 p.m. Doors open for seating
7:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture

Admission is free but registration is requested by March 26. This event will be live-captioned.

To ensure the highest level of safety and security, all persons entering the venue will be subject to security screening; the use of metal detectors and the inspection of bags. To expedite the screening process, be prepared to remove belongings made of metal from pockets upon entering the venue and be observant of signage and the directions of security personnel when entering venue.

Cassandra Shellman


Event Snapshot
When and Where
Friday, April 5, 2019
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Gordon Field House and Activities Center

Open to the Public

Interpreter Requested


interdisciplinary studies
liberal arts