Saturday, August 10, 2013

Philosophy Weekend: News from Philosophy in Action

By Diana Hsieh

Every Saturday, I post the news of the week from my primary work, Philosophy in Action, where I apply rational principles to the challenges of real life. Here's this week's update.

Upcoming Radio Shows


Philosophy in Action Radio broadcasts live over the internet on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. Below are the episodes upcoming this week. I hope that you join us! More upcoming episodes can be found here: Episodes on Tap.

Note: Philosophy in Action Radio will not broadcast on Sunday, 11 August 2013 or Wednesday, 14 August 2013. I'm taking a break to compete in my first three-phase event (as an adult, that is) on my fabulous horse Lila.

Recent Podcasts


The podcasts of last week's radio shows are now available. Check out the full collection of past radio shows in the archives, sorted by date or by topic. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast RSS feed too.

4 August 2013: Q&A on Dangerous People, Objectivism and Evolution, and More

I answered these questions on Sunday's Philosophy in Action Radio:

How can I better identify dangerous or immoral people in my life? Does evolutionary theory contradict the principles of Objectivism?

You can listen to or download the podcast below, and visit the episode's page for more, including audio files for individual questions.
7 August 2013: Tom Varik on "Gay Marriage and Spousal Privilege" I interviewed attorney Tom Varik about "Gay Marriage and Spousal Privilege" on Wednesday's Philosophy in Action Radio: "As the cause of gay marriage gains ever-more traction, many have wondered whether marriage really matters. Attorney Tom Varik argues that it does. In this interview, he discussed the legal status and importance of gay marriage, including the recent Supreme Court cases, as well as the history and limits of spousal privilege." Tom G. Varik is an attorney in Cleveland, Ohio, where he currently works for the Social Security Administration. He attended the University of Akron School of Law, earning a JD in 2009. Before that, he studied motion picture production at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where he produced several short films featured in various international underground film festivals, and earned a BFA in 2006. You can listen to or download the podcast below, and visit the episode's page for more.

Recent Blog Posts

Here are last week's posts to Philosophy in Action's blog NoodleFood, ordered from oldest to newest. Don't miss a post: subscribe to NoodleFood's RSS Feed. If you're interested in more from Philosophy in Action, be sure to like our Facebook Page and subscribe to our Newsletter!
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