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.
September 08, 2015 | Musette Caffè Chinatown
The Green Wave: How Can Vancouver Create Copenhagen-Like Bicycle Infrastructure? (Bike Café) | Dr. John Irwin
September 08, 2015 | Burnaby Public Library (McGill branch)
Migrant Women in Canada: Negotiating Double Identities | Novia Shih-Shan Chen
September 09, 2015 | White Rock Library
Is Philosophy Just a Hobby? | Charles Marxer
September 10, 2015 | False Creek Community Centre
Finding Life on Other Planets: What Would It Mean to the Human Race? | Dr. Luis Sojo
September 11, 2015 | SFU's Vancouver campus
Other Minds | Dr. Michael Picard
September 14, 2015 | The Gathering Place — Leigh Square
Cloning: Promises and Perils | Dr. Nick Harden
September 14, 2015 | Vancouver Public Library (Kitsilano branch)
Alternative Currencies: What Do We Value? | Jacint Simon
September 15, 2015 | Dogwood Pavilion
Truth and Beauty | Randall MacKinnon
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We were sad to learn of the recent death of Roman Onufrijchuk. As well as being one of the original moderators for the Philosophers' Café, Roman Onufrijchuk contributed immensely to SFU's School of Communications and the wider university community. Read more about his life and work.
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