SoPhiA

Students of Philosophy Association, Concordia University

RSAnimate – The Empathic Civiliazation

Philosopher’s Zone – The Extended Mind

Where does the mind stop and the rest of the world begin? Some philosophers are now arguing that thoughts are not all in the head. The environment has an active role in driving cognition; cognition is sometimes made up of neural, bodily, and environmental processes. Their argument has excited a vigorous debate among philosophers and [...]

BBC – In Our Time – The Delphic Oracle

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00txj8d Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Delphic Oracle, the most important source of prophecies in the ancient world.

Philosopher’s Zone – Spoilt for choice or spoilt by choice? Renata Salecl

In time to provoke some deep thoughts about course selection, a conversation about choice. Now that Australia has made its choice – sort of – [There was an election in Australia last week - who knew? The result was a minority government - rs] The Philosopher’s Zone looks as the very idea of choice. Much [...]

Philosopher’s Zone – Leo Strauss: Philosophy’s mystery man

According to some commentators, there was a mysterious, dark presence lurking behind the Bush administration. He was, said his critics, elitist, illiberal and anti-democratic. He encouraged American’s leaders in imperialist militarism, neo-conservatism, Christian fundamentalism and the deliberate deception of those they led. And he did all this despite having died in 1973. He was Leo [...]

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