Philosophers' Café provides composer with a space to share the power of music and art
As a contemporary classical composer, Chris Ludwig spends a lot of time creating complicated, layered musical worlds in his own head. 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.
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 7:00 PM | Leigh Square Community Arts Village
Are we free? | Hilary Morden
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 2:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (South Hill branch)
How are you personally growing? | Meguido Zola
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 6:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (West Point Grey branch)
What are some things you need to stop wasting your time on? | Meguido Zola
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 6:30 PM | Burnaby Public Library (Tommy Douglas branch)
What is Asian Canadian cultural activism? | Shiraz Ramji
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Britannia Branch)
What is your philosophy of time? | Mark Stewart
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:30 AM | Vancouver Unitarians
What does a charge of "fake news" mean? | Randall MacKinnon
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 7:00 PM | Port Moody Public Library
What is your vision for the best future in the next century? | Biljana Barichello
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 7:00 PM | Trout Lake Community Centre
Does fairness matter in government? | Peter Holt
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 6:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Mount Pleasant branch)
Buddhism and psychedelics: are psychedelics a shortcut to enlightenment? | Mark Stewart
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 6:30 PM | False Creek Community Centre
Should science be trusted? | Mark Battersby
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Joe Fortes branch)
A sense of belonging: Why is it so fundamental? | Aiden Ansarian
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Oakridge branch)
Do religion and the church still have roles to play in Western music? | Christopher Ludwig
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 5:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Carnegie branch)
How are the opposites - sacred and profane - intermingled in your everyday experience? | Mark Stewart
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 3:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Hastings branch)
If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Why? | Alan Belk
Sun, 11 Feb 2018 5:00 PM | Queen Elizabeth Theatre Salons
Does digital technology and our culture of speed enable or discourage our appreciation of art? | Mark Stewart
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