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.
"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.
"Is Free Speech Worth It?"
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.
“Why Does Income Equality Make Society Stronger?”
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."
“What is the difference between a religion and a cult?”
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with sociologist Susan Palmer of Concordia University where she is an affiliate professor of religions and cultures. Her primary research interest is new religious movements.