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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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und.edu

When people think of literacy, they think of simple reading and writing. But literacy is more complicated than that. On this episode of WHY, host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Kim Donehower, UND professor of English.

radford.edu

Jack Russell Weinstein discusses police ethics with Luke Hunt of Radford University in Virginia.

December 9 at 5pm:

Host Jack Russell Weinstein and his guest Luke Hunt will discuss "What are the Limits of Power?"

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Matthew Talbert and Jessica Wolfendale, co-authors of the book, War Crimes: Causes, Excuses, and Blame.

University of South Carolina

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Derek Black, professor of law at the University of South Carolina.

Jack Russell Weinstein previews this week’s episode of “WHY? Philosophical Discussions about Everyday Life. His guest this month is Adam Kitzes from the UND English department. They explore the question, "Is Shakespeare still relevant?”

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Eric Burin, UND Professor of History, for a discussion of the philosophical issues that arise from the National Anthem protests by Colin Kaepernick and other football players. Burin’s book on the subject will come out in the fall from the UND Digital Press: Protesting on Bended Knee: Dissent and Patriotism in 21st Century America.

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Jason D. Hill, distinguished professor of philosophy at De Paul University in Chicago. He is the author of three book: "Becoming a Cosmopolitan," "Beyond Blood Identities," and "Civil Disobedience and the Politics of Identity."

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Gordon Marino, professor of philosophy and the director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College. His new book is "The Existentialist's Survival Guide."

mathbabe.org

Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Cathy O'Neil, blogger at mathbabe.org and author of "Weapons of Math Destruction." 

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