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SFU's Philosophers' Café is a series of informal public discussions in the heart of our communities. Since 1998, this award-winning program has engaged the interests of scholars, seniors, students, philosophers, and non-philosophers through stimulating dialogue and the passionate exchange of ideas

The Philosopher's Cafe series is held in partnership with SFU, the Steveston Community Center, and the Richmond Public Library. All cafes are free to attend and will cover a range of interesting topics. No registration is required.

Moderator: Chris Ludwig

September 13

What does "wilderness" mean to you? Is the explosion in outdoor adventure sports having a positive or detrimental impact on our natural landscapes, parks and wilderness areas?

October 11

What do you feel is the purpose and role of government? Do we need more government, less government or do we have just the right amount?

November 8

Are Western beauty norms and the aesthetics of Western art and music healthy or unhealthy, good or bad?

December 13

Is suffering a necessary component of life? If it were possible, should all suffering be eliminated?

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