Philosophers' Café

Slacktivism: is signing an internet petition good enough? Have we lost our way with activism?


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 7:00 PM

Terry Fox library, 2470 Mary Hill Rd, Port Coquitlam, BC | 604-927-7999 | Map
Note: Parking and access to the library are currently impacted by the ongoing construction project of the new recreation centre. The library will be changing locations as part of this project. Check the library website for current information on the status of the project and the library location.


  • 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.

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