Rapid Fire Questions
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 26 June 2011
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 26 June 2011, I answered random questions chosen by Greg Perkins impromptu. The questions were:
- Should Americans celebrate the death of Osama bin Laden?
- Is nuclear power so risky that it should be banned?
- What's the proper view of homosexuality and gay sex?
- What's wrong with a person neglecting his pets and what should be done about such a person?
- Is it okay to require training and have a permit system for guns?
- Duration: 15:02
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I'm Dr. Diana Hsieh. I'm a philosopher specializing the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. I received my Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. My dissertation defended moral responsibility and moral judgment against the doubts raised by Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."
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