We asked a wide range of Washington writers how language, storytelling, literature, philosophy, and poetry can help us during troubled times. Here’s what they said.
Technology alone won’t save us from climate change. We have to fundamentally shift how we view our role on earth, says professor Brian Henning.
In this time of social distancing, join Humanities Washington for questions designed to bring you deeper connections.
Looking for solace, context, strength, or hope in the face of a global pandemic? These authors can help.
A philosopher on why anger has become the default reaction toward those we disagree with—and what we can do about it.
A philosopher asks: Do we have a moral responsibility to avoid meat in the age of climate change?
Fairness, ethics, morality—deep issues are equally at home on the sports field as in the pages of Plato, says Mike VanQuickenborne.
We humans love to talk, but not so much to listen. Why? Because true dialogue takes courage, and a willingness to be “dead wrong.”
Philosophy is virtually nonexistent in high school. A program in south King County aims to change that.
“I see philosophy as a public good, and I’m eager to reach as many people as possible.” An interview with Speakers Bureau presenter Mike VanQuickenborne.