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December 15 : Do Religions Deserve Special Status?
In most Western democracies, religions are exempt from certain rules and regulations that most other organizations have to follow. For example, in...
December 22 : Tenth Anniversary Special
Philosophy Talk debuted on KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco in August 2003, with regular broadcasts beginning in early 2004. Over the course of a decade...
December 29 : Trust and Mistrust
If we couldn't trust each other, our lives would be very different. We trust strangers not to harm us, we trust our friends to take care of our most...
January 05 : The Examined Year - 2013
A new year offers an opportunity to reflect on the significant events of the previous year. But what ideas and events took shape over the past...
January 12 : Moral Luck
It seems reasonable to believe that we can only be blamed or praised for actions that are under our control. Nevertheless, in many concrete scenarios...
January 19 : Miracles
Religions rely on miracles to demonstrate the authenticity of figures thought to have supernatural powers. Lots of people feel that key events in...
January 26 : Memory and the Self
Ever since John Locke, philosophers have wondered about memory and its connection to the self. Locke believed that a continuity of consciousness and...
February 02 : Black Solidarity
From the abolition of slavery to the Black Power movement, black unity has been considered a powerful method to achieve freedom and equality. But...
February 09 : The Legacy of Freud
Did you really want to eat that last piece of cake, or were you secretly thinking about your mother? Sigmund Freud, who might have suggested the...
February 16 : The Military: What Is It Good For?
Is the military draft a natural expression of democratic values, or a challenge to our most basic concepts of individual rights and liberties? Are...
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