Rapid Fire Questions
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 25 September 2011
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 25 September 2011, I answered random questions chosen by Greg Perkins impromptu. The questions were:
- Would Roark have compromised his work if he had a family that could not be provided for by working in the quarry?
- Should a person always want to live an extra 20, 50, or 100 years, assuming good health?
- What do you think of the nudists' claim that semi-public nudity is an effective way to eliminate a negative body-image (as in the case of religious indoctrination)?
- Duration: 6:59
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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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