Philosophy is Everywhere

Philosophy is everywhere! In our books, in our songs, in our paintings, and even in the words of our celebrities. You just have to know how to look. Join Why? Radio and www.pqed.org as we share the little bits of phiolosphy we encounter every day.

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When Meghan Trainor is singing about being "big" but good, she's still defining herself just in terms of her body. Do we spend too much time talking about body image? #meghantrainor #allboutthatbass #bodyimage #feminism #selfimage @ meghan_trainor *****Philosophy is everywhere! In our books, in our songs, in our paintings, and even in the words of our celebrities. You just have to know how to look. Join Why? Radio (www.whyradioshow.org) and www.pqed.org  as we share the little bits of philosophy we encounter every day. Subscribe for more at @whyradioshow on Instagram and Twitter. All courtesy of the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life (www.philosophyinpubliclife.org). #philosophyiseverywhere #philosophy*****

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Why IS the worst music always the most popular, and why is it we have such a hard time telling the difference between what we like and what's good? #ArianaGrande #justinbieber #NickiMinaj #OneDirection #philosophyofmusic #democracy #popularmusic. *****Philosophy is everywhere! In our books, in our songs, in our paintings, and even in the words of our celebrities. You just have to know how to look. Join Why? Radio (www.whyradioshow.org) and www.pqed.org  as we share the little bits of philosophy we encounter every day. Subscribe for more at @whyradioshow on Instagram and Twitter. All courtesy of the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life (www.philosophyinpubliclife.org). #philosophyiseverywhere #philosophy*****

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When faced with racism, is it more rational to rebel or conform? #ethics #philosophyofrace (BTW, "No Land's Man" is a great audio book. Boy, does Aasif Mandvi know how to tell a story.) *****Philosophy is everywhere! In our books, in our songs, in our paintings, and even in the words of our celebrities. You just have to know how to look. Join Why? Radio (www.whyradioshow.org) and www.pqed.org  as we share the little bits of philosophy we encounter every day. Subscribe for more at @whyradioshow on Instagram and Twitter. All courtesy of the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life (www.philosophyinpubliclife.org). #philosophyiseverywhere #philosophy***** @aasifmandvi #aasifmandvi #nolandsman #rationality

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Fame means being watched, by definition. Is it moral for celebrities not to care that people will emulate them? Or, do they have a responsibility to role-model proper behavior (whatever that turns out to be)? #taylorswift #ethics #politicalphilosophy #role models @taylorswift *****Philosophy is everywhere! In our books, in our songs, in our paintings, and even in the words of our celebrities. You just have to know how to look. Join Why? Radio (www.whyradioshow.org) and www.pqed.org  as we share the little bits of philosophy we encounter every day. Subscribe for more at @whyradioshow on Instagram and Twitter. All courtesy of the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life (www.philosophyinpubliclife.org). #philosophyiseverywhere #philosophy*****

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Movies are filled with attempts to answer the question “Am I my brother (or sister’s) keeper?” BUT DOESN’T SPIDERMAN’S POINT OF VIEW SUGGEST THAT THOSE OF US WITHOUT POWERS HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR OTHERS? What do you think? #spiderman #amimybrotherskeeper *****Philosophy is everywhere! In our books, in our songs, in our paintings, and even in the words of our celebrities. You just have to know how to look. Join Why? Radio (www.whyradioshow.org) and www.pqed.org as we share the little bits of philosophy we encounter every day. Subscribe for more at @whyradioshow on Instagram and Twitter. All courtesy of the Institute for Philosophy in Public Life (www.philosophyinpubliclife.org). #philosophyiseverywhere #philosophy*****

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