Interfaith, intercultural advocate finds a place to share and learn at Philosophers’ Cafés
A North American trustee for the United Religions Initiative (URI) has found a group of like-minded people... learn more →
Thinking the unthinkable, imagining the impossible, and discussing the improbable
SFU’s Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in the heart of our communities. Since 1998, this award-winning program has engaged the interests of scholars, seniors, students, philosophers, and non-philosophers through stimulating dialogue and the passionate exchange of ideas.
All cafés are free to attend. No registration is required.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 7:00 PM | False Creek Community Centre
Many Chinese in Vancouver can live and work comfortably without speaking much English at all. Blessing or curse? 许多住在温哥华的华人可以不怎么说英文，但仍然能够舒适得工作，生活在这里。是利还是弊? | Peter Liang
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 11:30 AM | India Cultural Cetnre (Gurdwara Nanak Niwa) — café in Punjabi
What is the future of the Punjabi language in Canada? ਕੈਨੇਡਾ ਵਿਚ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਦਾ ਭਵਿੱਖ ਕੀ ਹੈ? | Balwant Sanghera
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 7:00 PM | Dogwood Pavilion
How have family dynamics been shaped by social expectations and economic conditions? | Margaret MacDonald
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 6:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Dunbar branch)
Do we have free will? | Steven Kapplin
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 10:30 AM | West Vancouver Memorial Library
Finding our Way Home: Is housing to be considered a basic utility for all, or a market commodity for a few? | Randall MacKinnon
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 7:00 PM | Richmond Public Library (Brighouse branch) — café in Russian
What is artificial intelligence? What are its achievements and potential? | Will Tesler
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 7:00 PM | The ACT Maple Ridge
What is the place of spiritual practice in a secular society? | Sandy Hill
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Oakridge branch)
What makes a musical composition or song beautiful? Ugly? Significant? Trite? | Christopher Ludwig
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