Philosophy and the Alma Mater

Sunday, September 19, 2010

What is it

Scholars from Berkeley and from Stanford have played a big role on Philosophy Talk.  Sure, John and Ken are from Stanford, but many of our most frequent and most brilliant guests are from Berkeley: Alison Gopnik, John Searle, Geoff Nunberg, George Lakoff, and many others. But who supports KALW more, Berkeley or Stanford?  We'll rely on our Stanford- and Berkeley-connected guests to charge up the Cardinal and Bears in the audience, and see who can raise more money for our beloved radio station. 

 
 

John Etcemendy, Stanford University


Alison Gopnik, UC Berkeley

Laura Carstensen, Stanford University


Lera Boroditsky, Stanford University

George Lakoff, UC Berkeley


John Searle, UC Berkeley

 
 

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