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An educational series of lectures on various topics.
August 24, 2015
Renowned philosopher Ian Hacking.
August 10, 2015
Lieutenant General Andrew Leslie looks at where our military has been and where it's headed. Also: lessons learned from Canada's mission to Afghanistan.
March 29, 2015
Seth Lloyd of the Massachusetts Institute for Technology explains how organisms have evolved to make use of quantum effects.
March 22, 2015
University of Toronto professor Christian Campbell talks to Nobel laureate poet Derek Walcott about his remarkable life and work.
March 15, 2015
Biology professor and blogger PZ Myers on "Science and Atheism: Natural Allies."
March 8, 2015
Noted atheist and secularist Daniel Dennett delivers his lecture "What Should Replace Religions?"
March 1, 2015
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Chris Hedges delivers a lecture on his latest book "The Death of the Liberal Class."
February 23, 2015
Tyler Cowen discusses his book "The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All the Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick and Will (Eventually) Feel Better."
February 22, 2015
Author, professor and clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson delivers the 2010 Hancock Lecture
February 16, 2015
The third installment of "The Grandest Challenge Symposium" features Samantha Nutt, founder and executive director of War Child.
February 15, 2015
Journalist, broadcaster and bestselling author Simon Winchester tells the remarkable story of Joseph Needham, an eccentric English chemist who wrote a vast book on Chinese science.
February 12, 2015
Intellectual heavyweights John Ralston Saul, Naomi Klein, Margaret MacMillan and Adam Gopnik reflect on what constitutes a good leader and why some fail while others thrive.
February 8, 2015
Art historian Francis Broun lectures on Sir Edwin Landseer, a Victorian artist who is best known for his lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square, London.
June 8, 2014
Author Steven Levitt and professor Richard Harris are the guests.
June 1, 2014
Author Phillip Ball discusses how chemistry and the creation of new pigments has affected the history of painting.
May 25, 2014
Sherry Liang and Avner Levin discuss privacy in the workplace.
May 18, 2014
Theoretical physicist Leonard Susskind ("The Black Hole War").
May 4, 2014
Thomas Schelling discusses the limitations of rational choice theory by outlining many of the situations in which humans can be expected not to act rationally.
April 28, 2014
Author Adam Gopnik is the guest.
April 20, 2014
David Archer, a computational ocean chemist from the University of Chicago, delivers a lecture on climate change and the effects of greenhouse gases.
April 5, 2014
Author and book reviewer Robert Adams is the guest.
March 31, 2014
Author and astronomer Ray Jayawardhana discusses alien planets.
March 30, 2014
Journalist Siobhan Roberts and sociologist Barry Wellman are the guests.
March 17, 2014
Author and New York Times columnist David Brooks is the guest.
March 15, 2014
University of Toronto philosophy professor Ian Hacking presents a lecture on The Mathematical Animal.
March 10, 2014
Keith Devlin, executive director of the H-STAR Institute at Stanford University, is the guest.
March 9, 2014
Tommie Shelby delivers the annual UNESCO World Philosophy Day lecture to students at the University of Toronto.
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