Rapid Fire Questions
Radio Q&A: Sunday, 1 July 2012
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 1 July 2012, I answered random questions chosen by Greg Perkins impromptu. The questions were:
- Why is Colorado on fire this year? What should be done to prevent it?
- How do we respond to the Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare? Do we need to support Romney now?
- Is there a moral difference between just voting for a libertarian candidate and working/supporting an explicit libertarian organization (such as Institute for Justice, Cato, or the like)?
- Should former porn stars be hired as teachers?
- Duration: 15:38
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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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