This Week on Philosophy Talk
From the Archive
Still in the summertime frame of mind, this month's From the Archive features philosophical discussions about leisure-time activities! Click through for free-streaming past episodes discussing sports like baseball and basketball, gambling, and athletics in general.
Thursday, September 6, 2018 -- 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Can Reason Save Us? – Philosophy Talk LIVE at Kepler's Books
To an optimist, things are constantly getting better: disease and extreme poverty are down; life expectancy, literacy, and equality are up; and it’s all thanks to the glory of human reason. But a pessimist would point to the continuing presence of injustice, oppression, and war, and the dangers of global warming and nuclear annihilation. So who's right? Are we really living in an age of progress? And can reason really save us? Join the live audience at Kepler's Books to record a new episode of Philosophy Talk with renowned cognitive scientist Steven Pinker!