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Philosophy Talk

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Location:

San Francisco, CA

Networks:

NPR

Description:

Philosophy Talk is a weekly, one-hour radio series produced by Ben Manilla. The hosts' down-to-earth and no-nonsense approach brings the richness of philosophic thought to everyday subjects. Topics are lofty (Truth, Beauty, Justice), arresting (Terrorism, Intelligent Design, Suicide), and engaging (Baseball, Love, Happiness). This is not a lecture or a college course, it's philosophy in action! Philosophy Talk is a fun opportunity to explore issues of importance to your audience in a thoughtful, friendly fashion, where thinking is encouraged

Language:

English


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Episodes

September 17: Cyber-Activism

9/18/2017
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Whether it's making donations and signing petitions online, or using social media to highlight political causes, cyber-activism has never been easier. With a few clicks, we can make our voices heard around the globe. But who's listening, and is anything actually changing? Does cyber-activism mobilize real-world action on the ground, or does it reduce political engagement to simple mouse-clicking and ultimately threaten the subversive nature of change? John and Ken get active with Lucy...

Duration: 00:50:48


Summer Movie Retrospective

8/29/2017
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Ken and our film blogger, #FranciscOnFilm (aka Leslie Francis, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah), find unconventional heroism in some of the movies of summer 2017.

Duration: 00:23:04