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.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 6:00 PM | SFU Burnaby Interfaith Centre
If you could choose just one thing to change about the world, what would it be? | Farnaz Badiee
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:30 AM | Dogwood Pavilion, Coquitlam
Restorative justice: how does it work? How far can we take it? | Marilyn Meden
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:30 AM | West Vancouver Memorial Library
If you could create a December festival (a one-size-fits-all celebration), what would it include? | Randall MacKinnon
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 2:00 PM | Vancouver Public Library (South Hill branch)
Dark mid-winter thoughts. Are you hiding, hibernating or preparing for reinvention? | Karen Southall Watts
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 7:00 PM | Richmond Public Library (Brighouse branch) — café in Russian
Мозг для нас или мы для мозга? Кто кем управляет? | Will Tesler
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 7:00 PM | The ACT Maple Ridge
What is happiness? | Gary Cleave
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