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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  • 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 : Dance as a Way of Knowing
    Whether it be rhythmic or shuffling, athletic or pedestrian, erotic or just social, dance is an art form that utilizes movement of the body through...
  • October 11 : Bioethics: Myths and Realities
    Recent advances in mapping the human genome suggest a vision of the future that might fill us with equal parts hope and dread. On the one hand, the...
  • October 18 : 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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