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, 13 Nov 2018 6:30 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Carnegie branch)
How should we understand and relate to the natural world? | Alan Belk
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 7:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (Kitsilano Branch)
Will the new federal regulations facilitate the breaking down of the negative stigma associated with cannabis use? | Jasmine Parmar
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:30 AM | West Vancouver Memorial Library
Which is a greater Canadian event: the Grey Cup or the Stanley Cup? | Randall MacKinnon
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 5:30 PM | Surrey City Centre Library, READ-Ability Lounge, 1st Floor
How do racial and cultural stereotypes affect our mental health or our child raising practices? | Sukh Gill
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 7:00 PM | Richmond Public Library (Brighouse branch) — café in Russian
CANCELLED - Математика и музыка в живописи | Will Tesler
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 7:00 PM | Terry Fox Library
We like to believe we are evidence-based in our ideas, assumptions, and practices but what will future generations think of the way we live today? | Hilary Morden
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 4:45 PM | SFU Burnaby Interfaith Centre
What do we mean by honour? | Farnaz Badiee
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:30 AM | Dogwood Pavilion, Coquitlam
What are the pros and cons nationalism? | Marilyn Meden
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 6:00 PM | The Anvil Centre
The printed word has long-held a powerful authority and transformative potential around the world. How do you view the power of print and where do you see it headed? | Valerie Malla
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 2:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (South Hill branch)
“Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength" (Betty Friedan). What does this mean to you? | David Kaufman
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