Addiction and Disability

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Pursue the philosophical foundations of addiction in a series hosted by John T. Maier, psychotherapist and philosopher. This is the 3rd session in the philosophy of addiction series, and will focus on addiction and trauma. In the law, addiction is understood as a kind of disability. This view gives us an alternative picture of how to think…

$20.00

Breakthroughs in Scientific Theory

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Join Alex Criddle for the seventh salon in the Breakthroughs series and explore breakthroughs in scientific theory and paradigms. In this first of two salons following Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions we'll explore breakthroughs in scientific theory beginning with the ancient Greek's discoveries in biology and physics and how Greek philosophy shaped the course…

$20.00

Insurance and Other Fearsome Beasts: Understanding the Myths and Methods of Health Insurance

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Join Tina Marsh Dalton for this inaugural salon in our Roots of Progress Fellows series. Insurance is vital to accessing modern medical care, but why is it so complex?  In this salon, Tina will examine how we got here: why insurance first emerged, its (true) core purpose, and how it has evolved. We will travel across…

$15.00

Creative Pairs in History

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Hi, I’m Gina! I’m a therapist, avid learner and educator. I’ve spent time in many settings, ranging from mental hospitals to jails and schools and most recently I’ve been coaching entrepreneurs in AI on self-care and social connection. I’m extremely interested in the origins of electric connections! Using Joshua Wolf Shenk’s book Powers of Two,…

$20.00

Exploring the Dynamics of Hope: Perspectives in Healthcare and Everyday Life

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As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Razan Baabdullah has thought about what hope means for her, her patients, and her team during tough times. So, she wrote a piece about hope. Join her for a conversation on hope, optimism, honesty, and agency in healthcare and everyday life. Hope, often conflated with optimism, can guide us…

Open-sourcing the Quantum Revolution with William Zeng

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Join OSV fellow, William Zeng, in conversation with quantum researcher Asier Piñeiro Orioli as William discusses his efforts to fund and develop open-source quantum software and hardware! Quantum Computing holds the promise to revolutionize the world­ someday.  However, the challenge of controlling matter at the quantum scale is formidable and requires a collective effort.  What if anyone had…

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The Path to Pivot: A Conversation with Jason Shen about Conviction, Experimentation, and Venture-Scale Opportunities

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3x startup founder turned exec coach Jason Shen joins creativity expert Herbert Lui for a conversation about how venture-backed startups navigate the uncertain leap from one direction to another in his new book The Path to Pivot: A Startup Playbook for Founders Who Want to Reboot Their Business. Most venture-backed startups will make one or…

$20.00

The Philosophy of Political Beliefs – With Oliver Traldi

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Anyone who’s had an argument about politics with a friend may walk away wondering how this friend could possibly hold the beliefs they do. A few self-reflective people might even wonder about their own political beliefs after such an argument. Join Oliver Traldi in conversation with Bronwyn Williams for a discussion of Oliver's new book,…

$30.00