Continuing Studies

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  • Wed, 25 Nov 2015 7:00 PM
    Philosophers' Café | Testimony and Trust
    Our lives are constantly flooded with information that is given to us through the medium of conversation, that is, through the words of others. What allows us to trust the words of others? How do we avoid gullibility? What are the barriers to trust? How do we gain knowledge from the words of others?
  • Thu, 26 Nov 2015 6:00 PM
    Bike Café | Cycling, Walking, Driving: What Really Are the Rules?
    As the city adds more kinds of functionality to its transportation infrastructure, pedestrians, cyclists and motorists are finding ever more opportunities to get in each other’s way. Should street laws be revamped to reflect more sustainable movement practices and patterns? Or is the current small set of rules sufficient? Does anyone even know what all the rules are?
  • Thu, 26 Nov 2015 7:00 PM
    Philosophers' Café | Is Post-Secondary Education Worthwhile?
    Is Post-secondary Education Worthwhile?Is Many European countries offer free university courses (even to foreign students), while at the same time North American schools are increasingly priced beyond reach of the middle class. What would a business school cost-benefit analysis suggest about the wisdom of investing in tuition versus incremental opportunity rates?<p> *<i>Current high school students and recent graduates are encouraged to attend. </i></p>