Shows tagged with : Popular Culture

  • July 15 : The Movie Show
    Along with the blockbusters, summer is a great time to catch up on some of the deeper movies you may have missed over the past year. Whether you...
  • July 31 : Philosophy and Everyday Life
    Philosophy isn't just about cosmic issues.  Every day is full of events that raise philosophical questions: why do we eat the things we eat,...
  • May 16 : Philosophy Talk "Live" Highlights
    It's a Philosophy Talk highlight reel for the membership drive! In this special episode, John and Ken relive some favorite moments from Philosophy...
  • June 21 : Philosophy Through Humor
    Why did Nietzsche cross the road? To get beyond good and evil! How is a good joke like a good philosophical argument? Are philosophical tenets at the...
  • July 22 : Philosophy Through Humor
    Why did Nietzsche cross the road? To get beyond good and evil! How is a good joke like a good philosophical argument? Are philosophical tenets at the...

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  • April 26 : When Democracies Torture
    Torture is prohibited under international law and is widely considered a human rights violation. But despite the fact that 157 countries ratified the...
  • May 3 : Reincarnation - Past Lives, Future Selves
    According to Buddhist tradition, all people must suffer illness, aging, and death. Yet the universe is seen as a vast living entity, in which cycles...
  • May 10 : Unconditional Love
    According to Corinthians 13, “Love is patient, love is kind and envies no one.” But is love always unconditional? Should it be? If unconditional love...
  • May 17 : How Words Work - From Noise to Meaning
    Humans have an amazing capacity to communicate. By uttering sounds we are able to convey meaning to those around us. These noises we make take on...
  • May 24 : How Fiction Shapes Us
    A good novel can do many things. It can distract us from the humdrum of daily existence, stimulate our imaginations, and delight us with its creative...
  • 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...

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