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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  • August 9 : God and the Fine-Tuned Universe
    If the precise value of many physical constants had been different, the universe would not have supported life, human life, consciousness, philosophy...
  • August 16 : Leibniz
    The intellectual domain of Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz cannot be captured in a single adjective. For most of his life, he was a jurist, a courtier...
  • August 23 : 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...
  • August 30 : Education and the Culture Wars
    In contemporary democracies, the state is responsible  for providing children with an education. But parents surely have both the right and...
  • September 6 : Has Science Replaced Philosophy?
    Modern science has made astounding progress in our understanding of ourselves and the universe. Physics, neuroscience, and psychology now tackle...
  • September 13 : The Ethics of Drone Warfare
    The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, aka ‘drone,’ is increasingly the weapon of choice in America's military operations. Many laud its ability to maintain...
  • September 20 : The Changing Face of Feminism
    Reactions to the word ‘feminist’ today range from staunch rejection or ambivalence to fervent endorsement and activism. While many young women claim...
  • September 27 : The Technology of Immortality
    Some futurists believe we are not far from a time when technology and medicine will be so advanced that humans need no longer die of old age or other...
  • October 4 : The Logic of Regret
    A teenage girl decides, on a whim, to conceive a child. Even though we might say that this decision was irrational, she cannot regret it later,...

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