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Playing with Ideas and Considering All Points of View. The project of Modes of Inquiry is to present and explore different types of methodologies used to understand various topics, events, and current affairs. How do they function? What works best? What are interdisciplinary perspectives? And how do they help in our understanding of a single topic? We aim to answer these questions and more for you. Featuring bi-weekly guests from diverse fields and backgrounds for discussions and interviews. 

Modes of Inquiry with Mathew Giagnorio Mathew Giagnorio

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Playing with Ideas and Considering All Points of View. The project of Modes of Inquiry is to present and explore different types of methodologies used to understand various topics, events, and current affairs. How do they function? What works best? What are interdisciplinary perspectives? And how do they help in our understanding of a single topic? We aim to answer these questions and more for you. Featuring bi-weekly guests from diverse fields and backgrounds for discussions and interviews. 

    A Conversation with Will Kingston

    A Conversation with Will Kingston

    In the season 7 finale, Mathew speaks with Will Kingston about the current state of the West and the crises it faces from internal threats that desire to 'deconstruct' and tear down the very institutions and values that created the West and have subsequently freed countless numbers of individuals - and countries - internationally. We discuss how we got here, where we might be going, and what things we need to change and retain to ensure a bright future ahead.Thanks, Will!

    • 58 min
    A Conversation with Thomas Sheedy

    A Conversation with Thomas Sheedy

    What is Athiestism? How is it misunderstood and misrepresented? Thomas Sheedy of atheists for Liberty and I discuss all this and more!

    • 37 min
    A Conversation with Hi Nguyen

    A Conversation with Hi Nguyen

    What is leadership? And how do diverse life and job experiences help make you a leader in your field? Hi and I discuss these questions and more!

    • 46 min
    A Conversation with Negar Zarassi

    A Conversation with Negar Zarassi

    Welcome to season 7. I am joined by Negar Zarassi a Swedish-Iranian professional opera singer. She is extensively trained in classical music, holding two bachelor's degrees: from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and the Academy for Music and Drama in Gothenburg, both in Sweden. We discuss classical music, what is it? Why does it matter? And where's its place in modern society? All this and more!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    A Conversation with Mubin Shaikh

    A Conversation with Mubin Shaikh

    In this episode, I speak with Mubin Shaikh. We discuss his journey into and out of Islamist #extremism, his work as an undercover operative in taking down the Toronto 18, and the evolution and growing influence of online extremism and radicalization. We focus on religious and political tribalism as barriers to critical thinking, interpersonal communication, and relationships, and how these issues are made worse with the viral amount of misinformation and disinformation online.Thanks, Mubin!

    • 54 min
    A Conversation with Khadija Khan

    A Conversation with Khadija Khan

    I'm joined by Khadija Khan for a thought-provoking discussion on Islamism in the UK and France and compare it to Canada and Quebec, and the current Israel—Palestine conflict. All this and more on MOI!Thanks, Khadija!

    • 2 hr 13 min

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