Philosophers' Café

Is better to look at history as a single solid set of facts or as a set of narratives or metaphors? Which is easier? Is one more beneficial?

Co-sponsored by the Burnaby Public Library

Date/Location

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 6:30 PM

Burnaby Public Library (Tommy Douglas branch), Adult Program Room, 7311 Kingsway, Burnaby | 604-522-3971  | Map

Moderator

  • Keith Caspell

     A resident of Burnaby, Keith is an optician by profession, but he is also an amateur history enthusiast and enjoys learning about and exploring local historical sites and stories. He has enjoyed attending Philosophers' Cafés because he finds they fit well with his wider quest for clarity in life.

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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Questions?

Email: cafes@sfu.ca