Julian Nida-Rümelin and Nathalie Weidenfeld

For decades, the prevailing theory in cultural journalism is a cultural construct, that risk cannot be measured, and that dealing with risk cannot be rationalized. It is high time to counter this. Risk is not a construct, but a reality - he Covid crisis makes this perfectly clear and forces us to face it.
Which risks are we willing to take? Which ones are we not? What values are important to us as a society? What can we protect ourselves against? And at what price?

The philosopher Prof. Julian Nida-Rümelin is a former Minister of State for Culture, teaches at LMU Munich and TU Berlin, and has been Vice-Chairman of the German Ethics Council since 2020.
Following Digitaler Humanismus, Die Realität des Risikos is the second joint publication with cultural scientist, editor and author Dr. Nathalie Weidenfeld.

In the series Praktisch Philosophie!

As part of the International Science Festival – Geist Heidelberg.

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Date: 15.10.2021

Time: 20:00


The reality of risk

About the sensible handling of dangers

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Geist Heidelberg In dialogue

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