Rapid Fire Questions
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 29 January 2012
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 29 January 2012, I answered random questions chosen by Greg Perkins impromptu. The questions were:
- Why did you and Paul choose to live in Colorado?
- Recently, Tim Thomas decided not to attend the Bruins trip to the White House. If you were a part of a team going to the White House, would you attend? What if you were personally invited to the White House?
- What is your opinion of the OPEN Act as an alternative to SOPA and PIPA?
- How can we start an American philosophical revolution that encourages students to value freedom, independent thinking, and rational egoism rather than altruism and egalitarianism?
- Duration: 6:37
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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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