Do ideas really matter? If so, why and how? Here is an insightful & awe-inspiring look from philosopher and filmmaker Jason Silva at some of the biological and cultural reasons behind the power of ideas…and why and how they have significance. Buckle your seat-belts, kids…we promise you’re going to enjoy the ride!
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Our 2023 philosophy symposia series looked at what it means to be at the interface of loss and legacy. In Spring, we examined the question “How do we think about grief?” during our symposium (held at the Helena Avenue Theater) and considered the business of death by way of a film & community conversation (conducted in Reeder’s Alley). Access resources & watch the audio-video recording here!
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The Value of PhilosophyThink philosophy is impractical, pointless, out-of-reach, or irrelevant? Think again! Want to know more about what philosophy involves (or what it doesn't) and how it can help you find your way?