Category Archives: Integrity & Protest

Integrity can drive individuals to challenge existing structures and practices in various ways – campaigning against them, separating from them, or exemplifying alternative lifestyles. This section explores how personal integrity has compelled non-conformists, utopians, activists and reformers to act only according to their conscience. Read more »

Mapping Tyneside Radicalism: www.radicaltyneside.org

Northumbria University’s Histories of Activism group have just launched a website which maps an archive of radical activity in and around Newcastle. We explored the theme of integrity and activism with them at a workshop in 2014.

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“Gandhi is like the Occupy Movement”

Interview with Norman Finkelstein on Democracy Now drawing some lessons for the contemporary left and for Palestinians in the occupied territories from the lessons of Gandhian non-violence. Gandhi is the subject of today’s Portraits of Integrity meeting.

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Gandhi seminar, Friday 22nd May

In the next seminar in our ‘Portraits of Integrity’ series Dr Stefan Rossbach (University of Kent) will introduce selected readings from Gandhi and will lead a discussion of his life and philosophy. More details, including an excellent introduction and readings … Continue reading

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CFP: Philosophical Activism Conference

This is not an Integrity Project event, but may well be of interest. Philosophical Activism, 30-31 October 2014, Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS), Durham University, Durham (UK) Philosophy as an academic field has become increasingly interested in … Continue reading

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Portraits of Integrity — update

Thanks to everyone who attended the Portraits of Integrity meeting on Tolstoy last Friday. Notes from the discussion will be posted here shortly. At our next meeting, on April 28th, we’ll be looking at Socrates and asking whether he deserves … Continue reading

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Appeals to Integrity as Manipulation

“We should seek maximum publicity and maximum debunking…by making as much publicity as possible; the book will sell… and by showing that the publishers jumped early…we can question the book’s authority. We will choose five inaccuracies in the book and … Continue reading

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Readings available for Tolstoy Working Group

The readings for the second meeting of the working group are now available here. Just click on the hyperlinks in the reading list.

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Integrity in the News: “This is the way democracies work”

Contributed by K. Armstrong Here’s an illuminating exchange on Democracy Now! between Daniel Ellsberg, the whistle-blower behind the 1971 leak of the Pentagon Papers, and Stewart Baker, former National Security Agency lawyer. The full debate is well worth watching. [At … Continue reading

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Activism and Integrity: Audio recordings now available

Audio recordings are now available for the Activism and Integrity workshop. 

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Tolstoy and the philosophy of non-resistance

This talk was presented at the Activism and Integrity workshop, December 2013

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