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On Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings, philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh broadcasts on the application of rational principles to real life. Join the live show or listen later! Find out more at http://www.PhilosophyInAction/

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Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh will answer questions on the justice of defamation laws, pursuing justice at great personal cost, the cultural effects of superhero movies, and more on Sunday morning, 27 July 2014, at 8 am PT / 9 MT / 10 CT / 11 ET on Philosophy in Action Radio. Question 1: Do libel and slander laws violate or protect rights? Question 2: Should I pursue justice against a wrongdoer at great personal expense? Question 3: Do good ideas in superhero movies and television change people's philosophy? For the full questions and other details about this episode, visit its archive page. For more from Dr. Diana Hsieh on the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life, visit PhilosophyInAction.com.
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Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on achieving practical certainty, the limits of sympathy for failures, scolding other people's children, responding to panhandlers, and more in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. Question... more

Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh interviewed attorney Tom Varik about "Gay Marriage and Spousal Privilege" in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. As the cause of gay marriage gains ever-more traction, many have wondered... more

Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on identifying dangerous people, evolution and Objectivism, and more in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. Question 1: How can I better identify dangerous or immoral people in my... more

Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh interviewed historian Eric Daniels about "Why Small Government Isn't the Answer" in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. Is "big government" the fundamental problem of American politics? Historian Eric... more

Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on social contract theory, romanticizing historical figures in art, mental illness as an excuse for wrongdoing, fervent hatred for President Obama, and more in this episode of Philosophy in... more

Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh interviewed hedge fund trader Jonathan Hoenig about "The Workings of Financial Markets" in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. Financial markets are often vilified – and misunderstood. How do... more

Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on the "marginal humans" argument, sex when not in the mood, responding to polite homophobes, and more in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. Question 1: What's wrong with... more

Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh interviewed historian Scott Powell about "History is Dead, Long Live History" in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. Why is knowledge of history important? How have historians failed to teach it? What's... more

Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on today's feminist movement, the morality of jailbreaking, racism versus moral decency, the objectivity of color concepts, and more in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio. Question 1:... more

Philosopher Dr. Diana Hsieh answered questions on common sense versus rationality, jealousy over love lost, applying philosophy to new domains, marital infidelity in the military, and more in this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio.... more
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