Night of Philosophy, Felix Meritis 2009

"Reconciliation" was the theme of the Month of Philosophy and the Night of Philosophyin 2009 in Felix Meritis. Writers, philosophers, scientists, journalists and many others talked and debated a range of issues as the unforgivable evil, dealing with the colonial past, the ingredients for a successful "post-marriage life" and reconciliation with illness and mortality. 

Avishai Margalit (winner Spinozalens 2002) hold a lecture on the occasion of his book The Decent Society. How far can we go in compromise? When is an acceptable compromise and when not? In an interview with Bas Heijne Margalit then went from his philosophical views on the irreconcilable conflict par excellence: the Middle East.