Challenges of the 21st century: global warming, biotechnologies, artificial intelligence
In the opinion of some futurologists, these (and other) challenges are so serious that human civilization will be in danger, with no clear ways to survive. How will we cope?
Co-sponsored by the Richmond Public Library.
This café is in Russian. Translation not provided.
Will Tesler has a PhD in underwater acoustics and has worked with the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo, B.C. He has been organizing the Russian language café at the Richmond Public Library since 2006. The cafés are extremely well attended and Tesler says he is pleased that they provide an opportunity for Russian speakers to engage in intellectual discussions on a broad variety of topics.
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.