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Tue, 26 May 2015 7:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | Free Will, Genetics and Neuroscience
Are we really just our genes? Is reductive neuroscience going to completely change the way we understand ourselves? Or is science's inability to explain consciousness proof that science and determinism cannot explain human behavior?
Wed, 27 May 2015 2:00 PM
Philosophers' Café | “...There Ain’t No Journey What Don’t Change You Some” —David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
What is travel? What is tourism? What’s the difference? Why do you travel? With which perspectives do you agree: “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go…” (R.L. Stevenson); “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” (Marcel Proust); “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” (David Mitchell)?
Thu, 28 May 2015 3:00 PM
FLASHPOINT: The Middle East Today: A (very) Rough Guide