In partnership with Georgetown’s premier on-campus news source, The Philodemic Society now hosts a bi-weekly column titled “Eloquentiam Libertati Devinctam.” Articles in this column appear the Monday before their relevant debate, initiating a conversation and inviting Georgetown students to join our debates to further that conversation. Please see below for links to these articles.
September 15, 2014: Resolved: Pharmaceutical patents do more harm than good.
- Affirmation: Victor Wang “The Downfall of Pharmaceutical Innovation“
September 29, 2014: Resolved: Feminism has no obligations to men.
October 15, 2014: Resolved: Marriage should be arranged.
November 6, 2014: Resolved: The Myth of the “College Experience” Ruins a University Education.
- Affirmation: David Edgar – “The Definition of Education”
- Negation: Jeff Naft – “‘College,’ So-Called”
November 20, 2014: Resolved: Artists Should be Beholden to their Audience
- Affirmation & Negation: Olivia Huppman – “Eye of the Beholder: Art and its Audience”