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How can we mend a broken world? How should we seek justice? What is the good life? The Veritas Forum helps students and faculty ask life's hardest questions. Many of the world's leading universities were founded to answer the big "why" questions. Our mission is to help them confront these questions anew. Learn more at veritas.org

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How can we mend a broken world? How should we seek justice? What is the good life? The Veritas Forum helps students and faculty ask life's hardest questions. Many of the world's leading universities were founded to answer the big "why" questions. Our mission is to help them confront these questions anew. Learn more at veritas.org

    Coronavirus & Quarantine: What Big Questions Can We Be Asking?

    Coronavirus & Quarantine: What Big Questions Can We Be Asking?

    In this Virtual Veritas Forum we hear from a panel that includes Lydia Dugdale, MD and Director of Columbia Center for Clinical Medical Ethics; David Brooks, bestselling author and NYT cultural commentator; and Andy Crouch, executive editor of Christianity Today, author, and partner at Praxis Labs. Moderated by executive director of The Veritas Forum, Andrew Schuman.

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    Featuring: Arthur Brooks (Harvard), Alfa Demmellash (Rising Tide Capital), and Andy Chan (Wake Forest University).
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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Living & Dying Well | Lydia Dugdale, & Alua Arthur

    Living & Dying Well | Lydia Dugdale, & Alua Arthur

    Dr. Lydia Dugdale of Columbia, Dr. Raymond Barfield of Duke, Alua Arthur, attorney and "Death Dula" discuss the meaning of death and living with the weight of our mortality. On stae at Ohio State University. Moderated by Ashley Fernandes.

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    • 51 min
    What Good Is Happiness? | Jennifer Frey & Jonathan Masur

    What Good Is Happiness? | Jennifer Frey & Jonathan Masur

    What Good is Happiness? A Dialogue Between Economics & Philosophy. University of South Carolina Philosopher Jennifer Frey and University of Chicago Professor of Law Jonathan Masur Discuss.

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    The Good Doctor? | Ray Barfield & Michael Bostwick

    The Good Doctor? | Ray Barfield & Michael Bostwick

    The Good Doctor? A discussion about how our stories, suffering & spirituality shape us

    Dr. Ray Barfield (Pediatric Oncologist, Palliative Care Physician, Philosopher, Poet, Duke University Professor

    Dr. J. Michael Bostwick (Department of Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    We Evolved. What About Faith? | David Lahti & Andy Norman

    We Evolved. What About Faith? | David Lahti & Andy Norman

    In this discussion, Philosopher Dr. Andy Norman of Carnegie Mellon, and Evolutionary Biologist Dr. David Lahti, discuss the evolution of humans and faith. They navigate the tension and harmony between science and faith.

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    • 34 min
    Engineering The Good Life | Joseph Clair

    Engineering The Good Life | Joseph Clair

    George Fox University professor of Theology, Joseph Clair, ask, "Do we need God to have the meaningful lives?" From the stage at Montana Tech.

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    • 29 min

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