BC Humanists Podcast
About This Show
We are building a community based on reason and compassion in BC through education, outreach, support, and advocacy. This podcast contains recordings of speakers at our weekly Sunday Meetings in Vancouver. Some speakers may use profanity or discuss explicit content.
Most Recent Episode
Nicolas Fillion - Conspiracy Theories
2 days ago
Nicolas Fillion is a philosopher and mathematician who has been since 2013 a professor of philosophy at Simon Fraser University. His main contributions have so far been to philosophy of science and applied mathematics, but his research and teaching also include the history of science, formal logic, decision and game theory, critical thinking, and epistemology broadly construed. As part of an effort to promote and spread critical thinking skills, he has recently been developing a teaching curriculum on the epistemology of conspiracy theories.
Note: Sorry for the file alarm test that at interrupts at 41:26 and continues for much of the rest.
The BC Humanist Association was formed in 1984 and we have a regular attendance of over 30 people at our Sunday meetings.