Interfaith, intercultural advocate finds a place to share and learn at Philosophers’ Cafés
A North American trustee for the United Religions Initiative (URI) has found a group of like-minded people... 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.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Britannia branch)
What role does the clown play in society today? | Lisa Voth
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 2:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (South Hill branch)
Imagine that your family, immediate social circle or workplace is an organized religion. What are its core beliefs or articles of faith? What constitutes a sin? | Meguido Zola
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 7:30 PM | Coquitlam Public Library (Poirier Branch)
How did Donald Trump become the Republican U.S. presidential candidate? What if he wins? | Andy Hira
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Kitsilano branch)
Return to the city-state? Is it time for the Constitution to recognize cities and towns as deserving equals, or are they best kept as mere 'creatures of the province'? What would happen if cities had more autonomy? | Alex Jürgen Thumm
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 6:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (West Point Grey branch)
What is your life’s work? In what way(s) does that differ from your work/everyday life? | Meguido Zola
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 7:00 PM | Local Loft Café
Basic Guaranteed Income: Should everyone be given a basic income? A crazy idea or the solution to automation and inequality? | Mark Battersby
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:00 PM | SFU's Vancouver campus
Getting away with it? Duffy, Ghomeshi and the presumption of innocence. | Michael Picard
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 1:00 PM | Ismaili Centre
Cultural (mis)appropriation: Is adoption of another group’s cultural practice(s) a sign of respect, or exploitation? | Randall MacKinnon
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