Ideas

Ideas

CBC Radio

IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.

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How do we determine right from wrong? According to Patricia Churchland, the answer is through science and philosophy. The distinguished proponent of neurophilosophy explores how moral systems arise from the influences of nature and nurture in her book, Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition.

Previous episodes

  • 838 - Where Is Our Conscience? Patricia Churchland on the biological roots of morality 
    Fri, 21 Feb 2020
  • 837 - The Death of Leisure 
    Thu, 20 Feb 2020
  • 836 - Into the Wild: Anthropologist Wade Davis 
    Tue, 18 Feb 2020
  • 835 - True History in the Age of Fake News: The 2019 Cundill Panel 
    Mon, 17 Feb 2020
  • 834 - 'I love you': the most treasured (and misunderstood) expression of all time 
    Fri, 14 Feb 2020
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