A Special Philosophers' Café — Confronting the Disinformation Age
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM learn more →
Reema Faris shares her PhD knowledge with Philosophers' Café
For Reema, being a PhD student is as much about studying as it is about sharing. She believes that dialogue and the exchange of knowledge is an important part of giving back to her community. learn more →
Philsophers' Café creator reflects on the past 20 years
Back in 1998, Yosef Wosk envisioned a community where people would feel empowered to express their opinions, connect and learn from those around them—the result was SFU’s Philosophers’ Café. learn more →
Brian Fraser aims to build better communities one conversation at a time
As a minister and non-profit consultant, Brian has made participating in provocative conversations that generate flourishing communities his personal goal. 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, 19 Mar 2019 10:30 AM | Dogwood Pavilion, Coquitlam
When is risk an unavoidable part of our lives? When do we choose it? | Marilyn Meden
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 7:00 PM | Trout Lake Community Centre
What's so scary about artificial intelligence? Why are people worried? | Jim Lyall
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:30 AM | West Vancouver Memorial Library
How does the use of your time reflect your values and your priorities? | Randall MacKinnon
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 5:30 PM | Surrey City Centre Library, READ-Ability Lounge, 1st Floor
How does the shock of being called a racist impact our behaviour? How do we get from colour-blind to colour-brave? | Valerie Malla
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 7:00 PM | Richmond Public Library (Brighouse branch) — café in Russian
Криптовалюты и блок-чейн технологии: будущее финансовых систем или мыльный пузырь? | Will Tesler
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 7:00 PM | The ACT Maple Ridge
What impact is the #MeToo movement having on male-female relationships? | Gary Cleave
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 7:00 PM | The Sanctuary in Brentwood
Can we avoid a climate catastrophe? | Brian Fraser
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 7:00 PM | Terry Fox Library
Slacktivism: is signing an internet petition good enough? Have we lost our way with activism? | Hilary Morden
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 6:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Renfrew branch)
Questioning the consumerism of meditation: has mindfulness become a buzzword? | Aman Saini
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 7:00 PM | Lynn Valley Library
Living in an image-saturated landscape, gaps emerge between our own sense of self and media representations of an ideal self. | Reema Faris
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