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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.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 2:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (South Hill branch)
What is the role of anger in modern life? | Karen Southall Watts
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 7:00 PM | The ACT Maple Ridge
What is the nature of reality? | Gary Cleave
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 4:30 PM | SFU Burnaby Interfaith Centre
If age is all in the mind, then what do you consider your age to be? | Farnaz Badiee
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 6:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (West Point Grey branch)
What do you want to experience? | Meguido Zola
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 6:30 PM | Burnaby Public Library (Tommy Douglas branch)
Can we celebrate an Indigenous Canada 150+ with 50 Indigenous films and 50 Indigenous songs and poetry? | Shiraz Ramji
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 6:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Mount Pleasant branch)
What are the outward signals of nonverbal communication? | Luba Kudryavtseva
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Britannia Branch)
When is free speech very expensive? | Randall MacKinnon
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:30 AM | Vancouver Unitarians
What are some universal attributes of being human? | Randall MacKinnon
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 7:00 PM | Port Moody Public Library
Do you have an artistic outlet for your creativity? | Krista Wallace
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 10:30 AM | SFU Vancouver Harbour Centre
A Special Philosophers' Café | Work and Purpose Later in Life | SFU Public Square
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 7:00 PM | Trout Lake Community Centre
How are you affected by the presence or the absence of public projects like iconic architechture, public art or communal space? | Peter Holt
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Joe Fortes branch)
Should we be doing this on Facebook? | Michael Kluckner
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 12:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Oakridge branch)
The tortured artist: Is pain and suffering a necessary component of inspiration and creativity? | Christopher Ludwig
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 5:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Carnegie branch)
Should we worry about personal data being collected from our smartphones? | Mark Stewart
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 3:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Hastings branch)
Everything you thought you knew about life was wrong. | Alan Belk
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