Meetup: Insults and toxic speech

What is offensive speech? What makes speech toxic? Where should we draw the line between criticism and insults? And between free speech and censorship? Come discuss what is offensive at our next philosophy cafe.

Suggested reading here, RSVP here.

When: Monday, May 20, at 6pm.

Where: New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th St., Manhattan.


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Massimo is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He blogs at and He is the author of How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life.