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WHY? - Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life

Second Sunday of each month, at 5:00pm CT
  • Hosted by Jack Russell Weinstein

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.

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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with sociologist Susan Palmer of Concordia University where she is an affiliate professor of religions and cultures. Her primary research interest is new religious movements.

  Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Dr. Susan Neiman, director of the Einstein Forum in Potsdam, Germany as they explore foresight, redemption, and societal values.

Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Lisa Herzog, associate professor at the University of Groningen, as they explore the conflict between financial incentives and morality.

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Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Adam Hosein, philosophy professor at Northeastern University in Boston. Hosein is the author of "The Ethics of Migration: An Introduction."

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with John Ettling, recently retired president of Plattsburgh State University, and former provost at the University of North Dakota.

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Michael Ruse, a faculty member at Florida State in Tallahassee. Ruse specializes in the philosophy of biology and the relationship between science and religion.

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Jack visits with Miranda Fricker, Presidential Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Robert Alter, the world’s foremost Hebrew Scriptures scholar. He just released a new translation of the books of Moses.

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Patrick Kabanda, the author of "The Creative Wealth of Nations: Can the Arts Advance Development?"

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Cristina Bicchieri, professor of social thought and comparative ethics at the University of Pennsylvania. Their topic is, “Can we change social norms?”

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