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.
“A Philosophical Look at Ska and Jamaican Music”
Host Jack Russell Weinsten visits with Heather Augustyn, the author of "Women in Jamaican Music" and "Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation."
“How Important is the Brain to the Great Philosophical Questions?”
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.
“How Does Propaganda Work?”
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.
"Politics and Debates" - A special episode of the WHY podcast
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.
“Can There Be A Philosophy of Hate?”
Jack Weinstein visits with Berit Brogaard, author of HATRED: Understanding Our Most Dangerous Emotion.
“Is a Universal Basic Income too Utopian to Work?”
An encore episode from 2017 as Jack visits with Rutger Bregman.