Philosophers' Café

Have we successfully eliminated meaningful difficulties from modern, first-world life?

Does life without struggle become meaningless?

Co-sponsored by the Trout Lake Community Centre.

Date/Location

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 7:00 PM

Trout Lake Community Centre, Board Room, 3360 Victoria Dr., Vancouver | 604-257-6955 | Map

Moderator

  • Jim Lyall

    Jim is an itinerant, rational, R&D engineer with and interest in reconciling the human condition with modernity.

    Can philosophy help us to adapt to the current pace of change or is our worldview too fragile.

    Science may be able to explain everything, but will we be able to understand it?

    Can we just ignore change and hope it'll go away?

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