The Veritas Forum
Summary: How can we mend a broken world? How should we seek justice? What is the good life? The Veritas Forum helps students and faculty ask life's hardest questions. Many of the world's leading universities were founded to answer the big "why" questions. Our mission is to help them confront these questions anew. Learn more at veritas.org
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Dr. Lydia Dugdale of Columbia, Dr. Raymond Barfield of Duke, Alua Arthur, attorney and "Death Dula" discuss the meaning of death and living with the weight of our mortality. On stage at Ohio State University. Moderated by Ashley Fernandes. • Like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
What Good is Happiness? A Dialogue Between Economics & Philosophy. University of South Carolina Philosopher Jennifer Frey and University of Chicago Professor of Law Jonathan Masur Discuss. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
The Good Doctor? A discussion about how our stories, suffering & spirituality shape us • Dr. Ray Barfield — Pediatric Oncologist, Palliative Care Physician, Philosopher, Poet, Duke University Professor • Dr. J. Michael Bostwick — Department of Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
In this discussion, Philosopher Dr. Andy Norman of Carnegie Mellon, and Evolutionary Biologist Dr. David Lahti, discuss the evolution of humans and faith. They navigate the tension and harmony between science and faith. • If you like this, please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast!
George Fox University professor of Theology, Joseph Clair, ask, "Do we need God to have the meaningful lives?" From the stage at Montana Tech. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank You!
Ard A. Louis, a Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Oxford, asks whether science can answer all of life's questions. From the stage at the University of Birmingham in the UK. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
A Christian Mathematician, Satyan Devadoss, and an Agnostic Biologist, Greta Binford, discuss science, its boundaries in understanding the complexities of our world, and God. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast.
Dr. Curt Thompson, a board certified Psychiatrist and Neurologist, discusses the power of the narrative we tell ourselves and how it affects us throughout our lives. A lecture and conversation covering mental health, human flourishing, and religion. • Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast. Thank you!
In this episode, New York Times Columnist Ross Douthat makes the case for faith and religion in academia. By sharing his own story and religious upbringing, Ross shows the link to deeper, intellectual thinking that his faith tradition and exploration afforded him. • Please like, share, subscribe to and review this podcast!
Theoretical Physicist, Ard Louis of Oxford University and Neuroscientist, Pascal Wallisch of New York University explore whether our reality is all simply an invention of the brain and within that, pondering if we can know what is objectively true. From the NYU Veritas Forum: Is There Truth Beyond Your Brain? • Please like, share, subscribe to and review this podcast!
George Church, Harvard Medical School and Bill Hurlbut, Stanford University Medical Center discuss the risks and opportunities of gene editing at a special event hosted by The Veritas Forum and moderated by Ross Andersen, a senior editor at The Atlantic. The Veritas Forum: Gene Editing and the Future of Personhood Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast!
Bill Burnett and Dave Evans teach the most popular class at Stanford. The course, entitled “Designing Your Life,” aims to reframe the way students think about the question, “How do I live a meaningful life?” Burnett, an atheist, and Evans, a Christian, both believe the key to a joyful and fulfilling life starts with thinking like a designer. As we kick off this new year, enjoy this throwback episode featuring Dave Evans and Bill Burnett as they discuss their methods for living a life worth living. Please like, share, subscribe to, and review this podcast!
How do we reconcile a good God and a world filled with suffering? N.T. Wright takes to the stage at Duke University to discuss this tension. Please like share, subscribe to, and review this podcast! [Note that we will not be publishing a podcast on December 26th but will resume on January 2nd]
We live in a time when polarization and distrust are hindering us from relationship and moving forward together. How do we bridge these left/right & religious/secular divides? Jonathan Haidt, NYU Professor of Moral Psychology, Author of Coddling of the American Mind & John Inazu, Washington University Professor of Law & Religion, Author of Confident Pluralism, take to the stage at NYU. Moderated by Christine Emba - The Washington Post Please like, share, subscribe to and review this podcast!
Shimon Edelman is a Professor of psychology at Cornell, interested in behavioral, neural, evolutionary, and computational aspects of language, vision, consciousness, and happiness. Dr. David Carreon is a psychiatrist at Stanford University and the Medical Director of Acacia Mental Health in Fremont, CA. Please like, share, subscribe to and review this podcast!