Join us each month as we engage in philosophical discussions about the most common-place topics with host Jack Russell Weinstein, professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Dakota. He is the director of The Institute for Philosophy in Public Life.
This encore from 2011 is quite appropriate for today as host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Lou Marinoff. Can philosophy make our lives better? Can it help us develop better senses of self? Can it ever be used as a therapy-like tool to heal us psychologically or inspire us to change our behavior? In this episode of WHY? we will look at the role…
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Andrew L. Seidel, a constitutional attorney and the Director of Strategic Response at the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
Does the government have the responsibility to care about its citizens? Does it have an obligation to think of each of us as people, as individuals, and not just as interchangeable? Join WHY? as we talk with influential and ground-breaking philosopher Virginia Held about the ethics of care and how her approach change the way we think about the gove…
Sarah LaChance Adams is Florida Blue Distinguished Professor; Director of the Florida Blue Center for Ethics at the University of North Florida; and the author of "New Philosophies of Sex and Love: Thinking Through Desire." She visits with host Jack Russell Weinstein, distinguished professor of philosophy at the University of North Dakota.…
UND philosophy professor Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Emily Sullivan, assistant professor of philosophy at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Her research explores the intersection between philosophy and data and computer science.
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with peace activist Kathy Kelly
Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Quassim Cassam, philosophy professor at the University of Warwick in the UK.
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with philosophy professor Olufemi Taiwo of Georgetown University.
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with consultant Bob Colleran.By Prairie Public
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Danielle LaSusa, philosophical Coach and Consultant. LaSusa has a Ph.D. in Philosophy, a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, and a passion for helping new moms with the difficult realities of motherhood.By Prairie Public
An encore presentation of Jack's 2017 conversation with Rutger Bregman, historian and author. He has published four books on history, philosophy, and economics. His History of Progress was awarded the Belgian Liberales prize for best nonfiction book of 2013. The Dutch edition of Utopia for Realists became a national bestseller and sparked a basic i…
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with P. Andrew Torrez, an attorney who also hosts a podcast called Opening Arguments, which helps people make sense of legal matters in the news.By Prairie Public
Host Jack Russell Weinsten visits with Heather Augustyn, the author of "Women in Jamaican Music" and "Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation."By Prairie Public
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Dr. Patricia Churchland, Professor of Philosophy Emerita at the University of California, San Diego. Her work has focused on the interface between neuroscience and philosophy.By Prairie Public
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Jason Stanley, the Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. His latest book is How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them.By Prairie Public
In a special edition of the WHY podcast, host Jack Weinstein appears on the Main Street radio show to discuss politics and debates with Main Street host Doug Hamilton.By Prairie Public
Jack Weinstein visits with Berit Brogaard, author of HATRED: Understanding Our Most Dangerous Emotion.By Prairie Public
An encore episode from 2017 as Jack visits with Rutger Bregman.By Prairie Public
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Thane Rosenbaum, novelist, essayist, and Distinguished University Professor. He is the director of the Forum on Life, Culture, & Society, hosted by Touro College.By Prairie Public
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, authors of "The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better," and their newest book, "The Inner Level, How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-Being."By Prairie Public