Interfaith, intercultural advocate finds a place to share and learn at Philosophers’ Cafés
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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.
January 27, 2015 | Lynn Valley Library
Is it Time for a Basic Income Guarantee (BIG)? | Moderator: Dr. Laurent Dobuzinskis
January 27, 2015 | Vancouver Public Library (Britannia branch)
Revolution in the Air: How Can Universities Stay Relevant in an Always-On Networked World? | Moderator: Dr. Alyssa Wise
January 27, 2015 | Burnaby Public Library (Tommy Douglas branch)
Play vs. Work: Do We Play Enough? (Teen Café) | Moderator: Jennesia Pedri
January 29, 2015 | Tandem Bike Café
Building the Bicycle Culture We Want (Bike Café) | Moderator: Chris Bruntlett
January 30, 2015 | Milano Espresso Lounge Gastown
What Is a Number, That a Person May Know it, and a Person, That He/She May Know a Number? | Moderator: Mahan Esmaeilzadeh
February 02, 2015 | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
Is Canada a Digitally Inclusive Society? | Moderator: Dr. Suzanne Smythe
February 03, 2015 | Burnaby Public Library (McGill branch)
Animal Ethics | Moderator: Arianna Falbo
February 05, 2015 | False Creek Community Centre
Homeopathy: Another Form of the Placebo Effect? | Moderator: Dr. Luis Sojo
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Notice of topic/schedule changes
Please note the following changes:
Should the City of Vancouver Tax Absentee Property Owners?
Should Canada Stamp Passports When Citizens Leave the Country?
All cafés at this location have moved from Wednesdays to the first Tuesday of the month. The new dates are Feb. 3, Apr. 7 and May 5. The March café is cancelled.
The Bike Cafés originally scheduled at Tricycle on January 29, February 26, and March 26 have been moved to Tandem Bike Café.