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9th Biel Philosophy Days

16.11.2017 – 19.11.2017


In the fields of sports, politics, culture, sciences, philosophy, and religions, people refer to the term "we" in many different ways. Who are "we"? Where does a "we" come from? How is it developed? Which role does a "we" assume?

The 9th Biel Philosophy Days endeavour to reflect on many varied aspects of the "we", such as psychological aspects (how much "we" do I need?), cultural (in books, films, music, theatre plays), societal-ethical ("the open society and its enemies"), political-philosophical (which values do we represent?), and linguistic-philosophical ("what we don’t want to talk about, we keep quiet about"). These questions shall be tackled within the framework of presentations, discussions, workshops, and artistic projects.

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The target audience of the Biel Philosophy Days are, as always, interested laypersons. The event is staged in collaboration with the Film Podium, the Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn, SRF 2 (Philosophie-Slam / Sternstunde Philosophie), the Night of 1000 Questions, the national churches, and the Literarische Biel.

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Back Office Bieler Philosophietage
Albert-Anker-Weg 12
2502 Biel