Rapid Fire Questions
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 24 July 2011
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 24 July 2011, I answered random questions chosen by Greg Perkins impromptu. The questions were:
- What's your preferred firearm – and is that what you carry?
- What do you think of the new atheists like Richard Dawkins?
- How do you respond when people say that they're going to pray for you?
- How do you respond when people ask you to pray for them?
- What do you do when you're eating dinner with people who pray before eating?
- Shouldn't an egoist want other people to be altruists?
- Duration: 16:42
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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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