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.
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 6:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Carnegie branch)
What does a struggling artist need to nourish in order to flourish? | Randall MacKinnon
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Britannia Branch)
How has practicing yoga or meditation changed your life? | Mark Stewart
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:30 AM | West Vancouver Memorial Library
Viewing Canada's First Nations through the language used to describe them. | Gary George
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 5:30 PM | City Centre Library, Surrey
Lack of Affordable Housing & Islamophobia | Zainub Ibraheem, Shamira Virji
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 7:00 PM | Richmond Public Library (Brighouse branch) — café in Russian
Charles Chaplin: the great stranger | Will Tesler
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 7:00 PM | The Sanctuary in Brentwood
What would you like to hear in your eulogy? | Brian Fraser
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Oakridge branch)
Should the government fund music and the arts? | Christopher Ludwig
Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:00 PM | SFU Burnaby, Global Student Centre (GSC) Lounge, AQ2013
What are the characteristics of a great leader? | Farnaz Badiee
Thu, 26 Oct 2017 2:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (South Hill branch)
What is something that needs to be said? Why? | Meguido Zola
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 7:00 PM | Port Moody Public Library
What purpose does marriage serve today? | Biljana Barichello
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Mount Pleasant branch)
What is permaculture and what is its role in urban farming? | Mark Stewart
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 10:30 AM | Vancouver Unitarians
How do celebrities influence public opinion and policy decisions, and should we do anything about it? | Randall MacKinnon
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 6:30 PM | Surrey City Centre Library — café for teens
The media: how does it affect the way we speak, act, treat ourselves and each other? | J. Dhami, J. Kambere, J. Kopp
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Joe Fortes branch)
Self-esteem: where does it come from? | Aiden Ansarian
Sat, 04 Nov 2017 3:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Hastings branch)
Why do we teach children mathematics? Would it be better to teach them more about art? | Alan Belk
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