Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Moderator: John Donvan
Speaking for the motion: Melissa Farley, Catharine A. MacKinnon and Wendy Shalit
Speaking against the motion: Sydney Barrows, Tyler Cowen and Lionel Tiger
Caspary Auditorium Rockefeller University
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There’s also an online poll – VOTE NOW!
Tyler Cowen blogs here
This is a replay of
November 11, 2008
It’s wrong to pay for sex
Speakers for the motion:
Professor Raymond Tallis Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Manchester
Joan Smith Feminist novelist, critic and columnist.
Jeremy O’Grady Editor-in-Chief of The Week magazine and co-founder of Intelligence Squared.
Speakers against the motion:
Dr Belinda Brooks-Gordon Reader in Psychology and Social Policy, Birkbeck College.
Professor Germaine Greer Australian author and academic, widely regarded as one of the most significant feminists of the 20th Century.
Rod Liddle Associate Editor of The Spectator, columnist for The Sunday Times and former Editor of the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4.
In London, the motion was soundly defeated.