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January 2020

Wild Wellbeing – RSA Reading launch event in collaboration with Ethical Reading

January 28 @ 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Curious Lounge, First Floor Pinnacle 20 Tudor Rd, Reading, RG1 1NH
Reading, RG1 1NH GB
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Can we improve our health with a dose of nature? Can the workplace enable us to connect with our wild side? What’s so good about growing? Join Ethical Reading and The Royal Society of Arts for the launch of RSA Reading. Our three local speakers will share their perspectives on the value of nature, followed by plenty of opportunities for discussion and networking. Agenda 17:45 - 18:15  Arrive and network 18:15 - 18:30  Welcome and Introductions by Ethical Reading and…

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February 2020

February meetup: The power of effective listening

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Firefly Cellar Bar, The Three Guineas Station Road, Reading, RG1 1LY
Reading, RG1 1LY GB
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Poor listening costs everyone, whether in your personal interactions at home or at work. Everyone wants to be heard first which makes listening hard. In this session Emma will be exploring how to listen effectively and provide you with a toolkit of listening skills to use in all aspects of life – both work and personal life. We will cover the importance of empathic communication and earn how to see the world as others see it and why this is…

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Ethical Reading webinar: Are there moral facts?

February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online, Reading
Reading, GB
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“It is wrong to bribe an official, and that’s a fact!” But is it? Suppose someone disagrees, perhaps because the bribe on offer is of very little value and offering it is the only way to get the work done. It seems there is no way of proving who is right. Are we still so sure there is a fact of the matter here? Many people, and some philosophers, think that moral disagreement like this undermines the view that there…

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March 2020

Ethical Reading webinar: ‘Does luck play a part in doing the right thing?’

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online, Reading
Reading, GB
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Nick Leeson was a trader who gambled away £862m and bought down Barings Bank in 1995. He served 4 years in prison for his actions. However, others who engaged in the same kinds of risky trading strategies, but where their risks paid off, were lauded as successful and innovative employees. So, was Leeson more culpable than others because he did the wrong thing, or was he just unlucky? More generally, what role does luck play in ethical decisions, are we…

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March 2020 Meetup: Responsibility

March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Firefly Cellar Bar, The Three Guineas Station Road, Reading, RG1 1LY
Reading, RG1 1LY GB
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Responsibility Responsibility looms large in our actions and our vocabulary. We hold people responsible, we can take and allocate responsibility, and we can shirk responsibility. We might be frustrated when people fail to act responsibly or when the "nanny state" takes responsibility away from us. In this session, we'll explore what it is reasonable to expect from each other, when we should step up and when we should yield responsibility to others. Agenda 6.30-7pm: Arrive and meet other attendees and…

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