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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  • July 3 : The Radical Democracy Movement
    Liberal democracy has its problems, including the fact that in trying to build consensus, it often ends up oppressing minorities or those who dissent...
  • July 10 : An Eye for an Eye: The Morality of Revenge
    We are often taught that vengeance is a reprehensible or unworthy motivation and that, as a result, pursuing revenge should not be the method of...
  • July 17 : Identity Politics
    The notion of identity has become so hugely important in contemporary political discourse that no conversation on social issues would be complete...
  • July 24 : The Mystery of Music
    Most of us listen to music on a regular basis, but we don't think much about how we listen. Moreover, when we disagree about music, we're usually...
  • July 31 : More Than Just Pun and Games
    Puns have been called both the highest and lowest form of humor. There is something about them that is at once painful and pleasurable, capable of...
  • August 7 : The Dark Side of Science
    Science aims tell us something about nearly everything, from the atoms in our cells to the motions of the stars. It assumes that knowledge is good...
  • August 14 : The Big Bang: Before and After
    The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological theory about the “birth” of the universe. It posits a singularity, or super high density state...
  • August 21 : This Is Your Brain on Art
    Humans actively seek to create and consume art. Its compelling nature has been discussed in the humanities since its inception, and the philosophical...
  • August 28 : Dangerous Demographics: The Challenges of an Aging Population
    All over the world, people are living longer and having fewer children than ever before. In less than two decades, one fifth of the US population...
  • September 4 : The Examined Election
    In the lead-up to the 2016 presidential vote, Philosophy Talk looks beyond the horse race at some of the big questions raised by this year’s campaign...

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