Join us each month as we engage in philosophical discussions about the most common-place topics with host Jack Russell Weinstein, professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Dakota. He is the director of The Institute for Philosophy in Public Life.
“How do philosophers talk about sex, love, and desire?”
1:20:07Sarah LaChance Adams is Florida Blue Distinguished Professor; Director of the Florida Blue Center for Ethics at the University of North Florida; and the author of "New Philosophies of Sex and Love: Thinking Through Desire." She visits with host Jack Russell Weinstein, distinguished professor of philosophy at the University of North Dakota.
“What is Machine Learning and Why is it Important to Philosophy?”
1:16:23UND philosophy professor Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Emily Sullivan, assistant professor of philosophy at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Her research explores the intersection between philosophy and data and computer science.
“The Argument for Peace and Non-Violence”
1:15:45Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with peace activist Kathy Kelly
“Why Do Conspiracy Theories Work?”
1:11:24Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Quassim Cassam, philosophy professor at the University of Warwick in the UK.
"The Politics of Crisis"
1:21:45Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with philosophy professor Olufemi Taiwo of Georgetown University.
"A Philosophy of Consulting"
1:11:29Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with consultant Bob Colleran.
“A Philosophy of Motherhood”
1:15:33Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Danielle LaSusa, philosophical Coach and Consultant. LaSusa has a Ph.D. in Philosophy, a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, and a passion for helping new moms with the difficult realities of motherhood.
"Universal Basic Income"
1:15:45An encore presentation of Jack's 2017 conversation 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. Bregman has twice been nominated for the prestigious European Press Prize for his journalism work at The Correspondent. His work has been featured in The Washington Post, The Guardian and on the BBC.
“Is the Law Consistent?"
1:28:23Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with P. Andrew Torrez, an attorney who also hosts a podcast called Opening Arguments, which helps people make sense of legal matters in the news.
“A Philosophical Look at Ska and Jamaican Music”
1:25:03Host Jack Russell Weinsten visits with Heather Augustyn, the author of "Women in Jamaican Music" and "Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation."