by Daniel A. Kaufman The second of three discussions with Robert Wright on his lecture series at Union Theological Seminary. This time we address questions regarding tribalism, empathy, and mindfulness. The dialogue originally aired on June 24, on MeaningofLife.TV, part of the BloggingHeads.TV network.
by Daniel A. Kaufman The first of three discussions with Robert Wright on his Lecture Series at Union Theological Seminary. Topics include spirituality, purpose, and consciousness. First aired on The Wright Show, on MeaningofLife.TV, part of the BloggingHeads.TV network. June 11, 2016.
by Daniel A. Kaufman My conversation with Massimo Pigliucci on ethical eating and on the difference between virtue-theoretical and modern moral philosophical conceptions of obligation and duty. Originally aired May 1, 2016, as part of the Sophia Program, for MeaningofLife.TV, a channel of the BloggingHeads.TV network.
by Daniel A. Kaufman My discussion with Dan Tippens on rationalism in mainline philosophy. Originally aired on MeaningofLife.TV, part of the BlogggingHeads.TV network, 3/25/2016.
My discussion with Massimo Pigliucci on the natural and social sciences. A follow up to my essay, on the Electric Agora, “Explanations in the Social Sciences.” This dialogue originally aired on the MeaningofLife.TV channel of the BloggingHeads.TV network.
by Daniel A. Kaufman My discussion with Robert Wright, of BloggingHeads.TV and MeaningofLife.TV, on purpose, meaning, and the moral trajectory of mankind. Originally aired on MeaningofLIfe.TV, February 9, 2016.
My discussion on Judaism and Reform Judaism, with Rabbi Barbara Block, of Temple Israel, Springfield, MO. Originally aired on MeaningofLife.TV, part of the BloggingHeads.TV network, January 11, 2016. *Featured Image: Victoria Kaufman chanting Torah, during her Bat-Mitzvah, with her grandfather, Alexander Kaufman, her grandmother, Suzanne Kaufman, and Rabbi Barbara Block, looking on. (April, 2015)
By Daniel A. Kaufman My discussion with Aryeh Cohen-Wade on Star Wars: the Force Awakens and more generally, on the cultural significance of the Star Wars (and Star Trek) franchises. Warning: Spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Originally aired on BHTV, January 2, 2016, on the “Culturally Determined” program.
by Daniel A. Kaufman My discussion with Dr. Leslie Baynes, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, at Missouri State University, on C.S. Lewis’ “Liar, Lunatic, or Lord” argument. Originally aired on MeaningofLife.TV, November 16, 2015.
by Dan Kaufman and Dan Tippens This originally appeared on MeaningofLife.TV, as an episode of the Sophia program. http://meaningoflife.tv/programs/current/sophia