Symposium Podcast – What is Love? (Part One)

We are pleased to present our inaugural Symposium Podcast: What is Love?

With Plato’s Symposium in mind, we’ve assembled a team of illustrious philosophers to discuss love or eros.  In keeping with ancient Greek tradition, we followed the practice in which a group of people would gather together in the evening and enjoy wine, food, and conversation.  Invited guests would take turns giving short speeches in answer to the question at hand.

Part one of this Symposium is the individual readings which last about 5 to 10 minutes each.  This was followed by a spirited and alcohol influenced open conversation which lasted into the wee hours and will be released as part two.

The Philosophers

20181111-115953-DC-G9-1 Kimberley Baltzer-Jaray teaches Philosophy and Women’s Studies at King’s University College
calcagnosq Antonio Calcagno is Professor of Philosophy at King’s University College
shannon_1 Shannon Dea is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo
elsby Charlene Elsby is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University Fort Wayne
20180519-155718-DC-G9-1 Paul Fairfield is Professor of Philosophy at Queen’s University and founder of Philosophy Crush.
20180526-135150-DC-G9-1 Rob Faucher holds an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Waterloo and is co-founder of Philosophy Crush.
Luzecky+(for+web).9-01-15 Robert Luzecky teaches Philosophy at Purdue University Fort Wayne
JeffM Jeff Mitscherling is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Guelph
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