Monthly Archives: June 2009

Podcast Episode 01: Bryan Frances

It’s our first podcast! I interviewed Bryan Frances, a philosophy professor at Fordham University.  He writes a lot about the appropriateness of suspending judgment on difficult issues in politics, morality, and philosophy.  Check out his website for some of his papers.   Here’s a quote from the interview:

“It’s almost like God has this tease. We’re just smart enough to find these problems and issues, but we’re not smart enough to actually tackle them with a reliable way of finding the answer. Maybe that’s a good definition of philosophy: it’s those set of problems that we’re intelligent enough to grasp, but not intelligent enough to have any reliable methodology to solve.”

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Fifth Meeting

Time for a summer meeting!

The new meeting is this Sunday, June 7th, at 7:00 p.m. Again, it’s being held at the cafe inside the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Deptford. An interactive map is below. Click here to get directions from your place. As always, there’s a Facebook Event for it. Let me know if you plan on showing up!

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