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Students of Philosophy Association, Concordia University

BBC – In Our Time – The Delphic Oracle

Posted by admin | October 4, 2010 | 39 Comments

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. Read more

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

Posted by admin | September 2, 2010 | Comments Off

Renata Salecl

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 more than previous generations, we can pick and choose where we live, how many children we have or don’t have, what type of bread we would like to eat and even what our gender will be. But the flipside is that that these choices don’t always seem to fulfil us. This week we look at the connections between choice and contemporary capitalism and freedom, and the ideologies that underpin all three.

http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2010/08/pze_20100828.mp3

Bonus!  The Bard gets existential:

To be or not to be– that is the question: Read more

University Closed

Posted by admin | August 30, 2010 | Comments Off

Exam Period

Posted by admin | August 30, 2010 | Comments Off

Withdrawal Deadline (no refund)

Posted by admin | August 30, 2010 | Comments Off

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