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Look Out! Exploring the Foundations of Our Way of Life: Philosopher's Cafés - April 12th, 2007

Look Out! Exploring the Foundations of Our Way of Life:

Four Philosopher's Cafés that look at the Big Picture from High Overhead
 
Venue: Vancouver Lookout Tower, 555 West Hastings St (at Seymour St)
 
Pre-registration is not required. Admission is $5. While we discuss urban issues, we will be looking out at a spectacular 360 degree view of the city. The glass elevator to the top is complimentary. Moderator: Gordon Price, Director, The City Program
 
Bad Manners
Thursday, April 12, 2007, 7 pm
How does a tolerant society tolerate intolerance? Or the intolerable. Looking at loopholes in the social contract. Guest-Doug Todd, Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellow in the Humanities, Simon Fraser University, and Religion and Ethics columnist for the Vancouver Sun

Buying Happiness
Thursday, May 3, 2007, 7 pm
What does the Good Life cost-and can you put down a refundable deposit? Richard Lipsey explores the economics of happiness. Guest-Richard Lipsey, Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University
Co-produced by Philosophers' Café and the City Program.


The City Program
Simon Fraser University Vancouver
2300-515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
Phone: 604.291.5254
Fax: 604.291.5098
http://www.sfu.ca/city/


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