Saturday, January 29, 2011

What is hot on 29 January 2011

The Philosophy Podcast
What Was the Enlightenment?
What Was the Enlightenment? by Professor James Schmidt.
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Philosopher's Zone
The Philosophical Baby - Alison Gopnik
Given that we all begin our lives as children, it is perhaps surprising that philosophy has paid such little attention, relatively speaking, to childhood. This week, we meet the American philosopher and psychologist Alison Gopnik, who argues that in some ways young children are actually smarter, more imaginative, more caring and even more conscious than adults are.
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Center for Near Eastern Studies
Traumatic Memory Discourses in Israel: Holocaust History, Territory and Self-Critique
A lecture by Joseph Rosen, Department of History and Centre for Ethnographic Research and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Violence, Concordia University, Montreal
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