Shows tagged with : Dionysus Awards

  • February 12 : The 2012 Dionysus Awards
    Movies play a large role in modern life. We enjoy watching them; we idolize the actors and actresses who appear in them; we analyze the directors....
  • October 23 : Thinking Inside the Box
    Speaking to the National Association of Broadcasters in May 1961, FCC Chairman Newton Minow famously introduced the characterization of television as...
  • February 13 : The Movie Show 2011
    It's the third annual Philosophy Talk Dionysus Awards show!  With the help of listeners and special guests, John and Ken turn a philosophical...
  • February 28 : The Movie Show 2010
    Movies play a large role in modern life. We enjoy watching them; we idolize the actors and actresses who appear in them; we analyze the directors....
  • February 8 : The Movie Show
    Movies play a large role in modern life.  We enjoy watching them; we idolize the actors and actresses who appear in them; we analyze the...

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  • May 31 : Why Propaganda Matters
    Governments and other political institutions employ propaganda to sway public opinion, instill ideas, and exert a degree of control over people....
  • June 7 : Turbo-Charging the Mind
    The rapid advance of computer technology in recent decades has produced a vast array of intelligent machines that far outstrip the human mind in...
  • June 14 : Science and Politics - Friends or Foes?
    The ideal of science is objectivity in the service of advancing knowledge. We tend to assume that to be objective, scientists must keep their...
  • June 21 : Summer Reading List 2015
    Summer is here – what philosophers, philosophies, or philosophical issues do you want to read up on? Heidegger's Being and Time ...
  • June 28 : Heidegger
    Best known for his work Being and Time, Martin Heidegger has been hailed by many as the greatest philosopher of the twentieth century. He has...
  • July 5 : The Psychology of Partisan Politics
    Are you a tax-raising, soy latte-drinking, Prius-driving, New York Times-reading, Daily Show-watching, corporation-hating liberal? Or a gun-toting,...
  • July 12 : The Ethics of Whistleblowing
    You might think we each have a moral duty to expose any serious misconduct, dishonesty, or illegal activity we discover in an organization,...
  • July 19 : Neuroscience and Free Will
    We like to think of ourselves as rational agents who exercise conscious control over most of our actions and decisions. Yet in recent years,...
  • August 2 : Are Some People Better Than Others?
    Egalitarian principles play an important role in our moral and political discourse. Yet there’s no doubt that some people are smarter, stronger, or...

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