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...
  • 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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  • December 21 : Humanity Violated
    Humans tend to treat other humans who differ from them, even in seemingly small and insignificant ways, as less than fully human. Our tendency to...
  • December 28 : Prostitution and the Sex Trade
    Some consider the commodification of sexual services inherently wrong, something that ought to be abolished outright. Others claim that prostitution...
  • January 4 : The Examined Year - 2014
    A new year offers an opportunity to reflect on significant moments of the past twelve months. But what ideas and events that took shape over the past...
  • January 11 : What's Next? Death and the Afterlife
    The question of what happens to us after we die remains as mysterious now as it always was. Some think that death amounts to total annihilation of...
  • January 18 : Why Be Moral?
    Morality tells us how we ought to behave, if we want to do the right thing. But is there a reason why we ought to be moral in the first place? Both...
  • January 25 : Anarchy: Dream or Nightmare?
    Anarchism says there's no need for a state, that it would be better to have a society without central government. Anarchists dislike the often heavy-...
  • February 1 : Food Justice
    The number of chronically hungry people in the world is over 800 million, yet developed countries are facing health challenges from rising rates of...
  • February 8 : Regulating Bodies
    Most countries allow their citizens to smoke cigarettes, get intoxicated, and eat unhealthy food – despite the harms that such behaviors may bring to...
  • February 15 : Cyber-Activism
    Whether it's making donations and signing petitions online, or using social media to highlight political causes, cyber-activism has never been easier...
  • February 22 : The Evolution of Storytelling
    Humans are unique as the only creatures on this planet who tell stories. Whether it be fiction, history, mythology, gossip, daydreams, news, or...

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