The NY Salon is delighted to be sponsoring a session at the Battle of Ideas this year, as well as having numerous NY Salon members speaking at sessions throughout the weekend. With a commitment to thrashing out the arguments in an atmosphere of intellectual rigour and honesty, we have found that the Battle of Ideas provides an environment that is lively and stimulating. Indeed, the NY Salon aims to help create a similar setting in New York.
- Alan Miller and Jean Smith, Directors, NY Salon
"The Battle of Ideas is adrenaline for the mind. A chance for intellectual fisticuffs with some of the best-known and most stimulating thinkers in the world."
Colin Blakemore, professor of neuroscience, Oxford University