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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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"Lies My Teacher Told Me"

Oct 3, 2014

A Reposting of Episode 42: "Lies My Teacher Told Me, revisiting A Classic Critique of How We Teach History to Children."  James W. Loewen Originally recorded: July 8, 2012

"How to Tell the Story of Art" Guest: Ross King

Jan 13, 2014

“What is happiness?” Guest: Sissela Bok

Dec 8, 2013

"Why?" for December 8

Civic Renewal in America

Nov 11, 2013

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Joseph Margolis, an American philosopher who has published many books critical of the central assumptions of Western philosophy. Since 1991 he has held the Laura H.

Original airdate: February 8, 2009

Host Jack Russell Weinstein, University of North Dakota professor of philosophy, visits with humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson.

Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Michael Apple, professor of education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, a leading theorist of education. His most recent book is “Can Education Change Society.”

With host Jack Russell Weinstein.

"Reinventing Government: Twenty Years Later"

Jul 19, 2013

A Conversation with Playwright Tony Kushner

Jun 7, 2013

"Why? Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life" for June 9