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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  • May 1 : One Child Too Many
    The United Nations predicts human population growth will surpass 9 billion around 2050. We know the consequences of overpopulation have the potential...
  • May 8 : Affirmative Action - Too Little or Too Much?
    Addressing our nation’s history of racial injustice can be a truly backbreaking endeavor. Race-based affirmative action is usually thought of as one...
  • May 15 : When Is It Wrong to Save a Life? Lessons from the Trolley Problem
    A trolley is approaching a track junction, and you happen to be standing by the switch. If you do nothing, the trolley will kill a number of innocent...
  • May 22 : Altered States
    Aldous Huxley explains his conception of the brain as a "reducing valve" of consciousness in his provocative book, The Doors of Perception...
  • May 29 : The Moral Lives of Animals
    From Aristotle and Kant to Hume and Darwin, philosophers and scientists have long denied the idea that animals are capable of acting for moral...
  • June 5 : Life as a Work of Art
    We know what it means for a painting to be beautiful. But what about a life? Like great works of art, great people exhibit style, originality, and...
  • June 19 : Philanthropy: Help or Hindrance?
    Many of us generally admire people who donate large sums of money to charity. Yet people donate for all sorts of reasons – some selfless, some not so...
  • June 26 : The Limits of Self-Knowledge
    Descartes considered the mind to be fully self-transparent; that is, he thought that we need only introspect to know what goes on inside our own...

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