A public debate: Addiction – should we penalise or treat?

8 April 2010, 6.30-8.00

Watershed, 1 Canon’s Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX

This public event will bring together specialists from different fields to discuss addiction. The panel members are:

Dr Nick Airey, an NHS psychiatrist specialising in addiction

Dr Giles Pearson, Philosophy, University of Bristol

Prof Moira Plant, Co-Director, Alcohol and Health Research Unit, UWE

Dr Jonathan Webber, Philosophy, Cardiff University

Chair: Dr Julian Baggini, editor of The Philosophers’ Magazine

The event is free of charge but booking is essential. To book a place email: havi.carel@uwe.ac.uk

The event is organised by Dr Havi Carel, Philosophy, UWE and is sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It is part of an AHRC-funded research network. More information on the network here.


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