Philosophers' Café

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?

What will they find most unbelievable, shocking or repugnant?

NOTE - as of November 7th, the library is closed due to flooding. Please check the website or contact the library directly before going to the Café to find out if the library has reopened or if the Café has been moved to a new location. This webpage will be updated as information becomes available.

Date/Location

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 7:00 PM

Terry Fox library, 2470 Mary Hill Rd, Port Coquitlam, BC | 604-927-7999 | Map

Moderator

  • Hilary Morden

    Hilary Morden is a sessional professor at SFU in the School of Criminology and has been a student her whole life. Curiosity drives her interests. She has degrees in business, psychology, english literature, criminology, music performance/pedagogy, and fashion design, and has focused on varied topics such as cyber violence, organized crime, psychological explanations for tragedy in Shakespeare, historical and performance costume, and performance anxiety in gifted musicians. Discovering what it is that we believe to be true about the world we live in is one of the most important things we can do in our lives. Past Philosopers' Cafes she has moderated focused on mental health and the community.

Admission: Free. Registration not required.

Duration: 90 mins

Related topic(s): Liberal Arts

About the Philosophers' Café

Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.

See café schedule

Questions?

Email: cafes@sfu.ca