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Discussions About Everyday Life continues this tradition with a new audience:

Discussions About Everyday Life continues this tradition with a new audience:
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Ada, MI

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Discussions About Everyday Life continues this tradition with a new audience:

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English


Episodes

“Is Aging a Disease that Can be Cured?”

10/8/2017
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Host Jack Russell Weintein visits with biomedical gerontologist Aubrey de Grey. He is known for his view that medical technology may enable humans to live indefinitely.

Duration: 01:03:53


"Utopia for Realists"

9/10/2017
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Rutger Bregman, historian and author. He has published four books on history, philosophy, and economics. His “History of Progress” was awarded the Belgian Liberales prize for best nonfiction book of 2013. The Dutch edition of “Utopia for Realists” became a national bestseller and sparked a basic income movement that soon made international headlines. The book will be translated in 22 languages. He visits with Jack from Amsterdam.

Duration: 01:13:40


“Why Did Humans Evolve Into Artists?”

8/13/2017
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Valerius Geist, professor emeritus of environmental science, University of Calgary.

Duration: 01:14:54


“What Makes a Building Beautiful?”

7/25/2017
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Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Sarah Williams Goldhagen and others in a podcast recorded before a studio audience in New York.

Duration: 01:27:55


“What Animals Can Teach Us about Free Will”

6/11/2017
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Jack Russell Weinstein visits with British philosopher Helen Steward, Professor of Philosophy of Mind and Action at the University of Leeds.

Duration: 01:14:12


"What a food magazine tells us about the world"

5/15/2017
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Kerry Diamond, co-founder of Cherry Bombe magazine.

Duration: 01:17:37


Philosophy is a Great Major.com

4/24/2017
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In this special WHY podcast, we share a segment of Prairie Public Broadcasting's Main Street show as WHY host Jack Russell Weinstein is interviewed by Doug Hamilton regarding Jack's new website, philosophyisagreatmajor.com .

Duration: 00:24:21


“Can ordinary people understand advanced logic?”

4/7/2017
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Otavio Bueno, professor of philosophy at the University of Miami. Bueno focuses on the philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of logic. He has been trying to develop an empiricist view about science that is compatible with a nominalist view about mathematics and logic. It has led him to explore a number of fascinating and interrelated issues in metaphysics, epistemology and logic.

Duration: 01:16:56


"Can We Know Things Better?"

3/9/2017
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Ernest Sosa, Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University.

Duration: 01:05:25


“Feminism as Philosophy, Politics, and Friendship”

2/8/2017
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Ms. Magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem, and the magazine's first editor, Suzanne Braun Levine.

Duration: 01:28:02


“Thinking philosophically about the black Church”

1/8/2017
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with J. Kameron Carter, associate professor of systematic theology and black church studies at Duke Divinity School. Driving his work are questions pertaining to the theory and practice of blackness, indeed, of blackness as an alternate "pedagogy of the sacred" that the black church (at its best) expresses. His is the author of " Race: A Theological Account," 2008, Oxford University Press. He is the editor of Religion and the Future of Blackness (a...

Duration: 01:14:37


"Philosophy and Disability Studies"

12/10/2016
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Anita Silvers, a philosophy professor at San Francisco State University. Dr. Silvers is a well-known authority on disability and accessibility issues, particularly government policy and law, medical ethics, employment discrimination, physician assisted suicide and genetics.

Duration: 01:11:39


"How to Think about Antisemitism"

11/13/2016
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In an encore episode from September 2014, host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Daniel Goldhagen, the author numerous books, including The Devil That Never Dies: The Rise and Threat of Global Antisemitism; A Moral Reckoning: The Role of the Catholic Church in the Holocaust and Its Unfulfilled Duty of Repair, and the #1 international bestseller Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust. He is currently affiliated with Harvard’s Minda de Gunzburg Center for European...

Duration: 00:52:59


“An Argument for Moral Relativism”

10/9/2016
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with David Wong, professor of philosophy at Duke University and author of the book Natural Moralities.

Duration: 01:17:26


"Women and Men: Talking, arguing, loving, and politicking"

9/11/2016
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Deborah Tannen, professor of linguistics at Georgetown University. Tannen has lectured worldwide, and written and/or edited numerous publications on linguistics, discourse analysis, and interpersonal communication.

Duration: 01:27:37


Why? -- Should Prostitution be Legal?

8/14/2016
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Jack Russell Weinstein talks with Peter de Marneffe about questions of consent, freedom, danger, morality and more. Peter de Marneffe, who is Professor of Philosophy at Arizona State University. Peter de Marneffe writes about liberty and liberalism, individual rights, and government paternalism. He is the author of Liberalism and Prostitution (Oxford University Press, 2010) and The Legalization of Drugs with Doug Husak (Cambridge University Press, 2005).

Duration: 01:18:44


“How to Think Philosophically about Black Identity”

7/10/2016
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Dr. Tommie Shelby, department of philosophy at Harvard University, the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and...

Duration: 01:23:12


Why is Religious Commitment Important?

6/12/2016
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Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Robert Audi, the O'Brien professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.

Duration: 01:18:25


"Do We Still Need The Eighteenth Century?"

5/8/2016
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Ryan Patrick Hanley, Associate Professor of Political Science at Marquette University. His research in the...

Duration: 01:16:32


"How To Think Philosophically About Aging"

4/10/2016
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Sharona Hoffman, the Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law at Case Western University; professor of bioethics; and co...

Duration: 01:23:18

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