Rapid Fire Questions
Radio Q&A: Sunday, 25 November 2012
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 25 November 2012, I answered random questions chosen by Greg Perkins impromptu. The questions were:
- Do you consider it plausible that the most current escalation by Hamas in Gaza is covering for and diverting attention from Iran entering a critical phase in its nuclear program?
- Was Obama's defeat a referendum on free markets in general and Ayn Rand's ideas in particular?
- If someone requests that you remove your shoes in their house, but you have terribly stinky feet, what should you do?
- Duration: 6:09
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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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