Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Newsletter: Announcing Why? Radio's new schedule and the return of the Senior Citizens' Philosophy Discussion Group

IPPL newsletter, September 6, 2017

The Public Philosopher
The latest news from The Institute for Philosophy in Public Life and Why? Radio.


Welcome to another season of Why? Radio. We are so pleased that you are here. We don't yet have the calendar finalized, but here are some episodes to be excited about:

September 10: “Is a Universal Basic Income too Utopian to Work?” with Rutger Bregman.

October 8: “Is Aging a Disease that Can be Cured?" with Aubrey de Grey

November 12: "What is the best science policy for a democracy?" with Heather Douglas

And some of our unscheduled guests and topics include:

- Daniel Dennett on consciousness.
- Peter Singer on moral decision-making about animals and humans.
- Beth Ritchie investigating the special vulnerability of Black women in prison.
- Cathy O'Neil on how algorithms rule our lives.

and so much more to come!

We will keep you posted, but visit our
Upcoming Episodes page for the latest schedule.

Live events                                                   

The Senior Citizens’ Philosophy Discussion Group is back and we have a new location!