Season 2: What is Love?
Episode 1: Valentine's Day (Art/Pop Culture)
Here's a link to a good NYT article about the history of Valentine's Day.
Episode 2: Plato's Symposium (Philosophy/Theology)
Episode 3: Luce Irigaray's To Be Two (Philosophy/Theology)
- Not a lot out there about this particular book, but here's a link to the book on Amazon.
Episode 4: Online Dating (Art/Popular Culture)
Episode 5: bell hooks' All About Love: New Visions (Philosophy/Theology)
Here's the Publisher's Weekly review of All About Love - good summary and review.
Episode 6: 80s Love (Art/Pop Culture)
Episode 7: Spike Jonze's film Her (Art/Pop Culture)
- Here's the IMDB for the movie Her.
Episode 8: Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet (Art/Pop Culture)
Episode 9: 50 Shades of Grey (Art/Pop Culture)
Episode 10: Loving vs. Virginia and Obergefell vs Hodges
- Here's Oyez.com's presentation of the supreme court proceedings for Loving vs Virginia.
- Here's the ACLU's discussion of the Loving vs Virginia case.
- NPR's 6 moments from the Loving vs Virginia case.
- Here's Oyez.com's presentation of the supreme court proceedings for Obergefell vs Hodges.
- The Scotusblog.com on Obergefell vs Hodges.
- The NYT on the Obergefell vs Hodges ruling.
Episode 11: Paul Tillich's Love, Power, and Justice (Philosophy/Theology)
Episode 12: Roundup
Season 1: What is Justice?
Episode 1: Plato’s Republic and Charmides (Philosophy/Theology):
Episode 2: The Dark Knight Rises (Art/Pop Culture):
Episode 3: Hail, Caesar (Art/Pop Culture):
Episode 4: Stand Your Ground - TX, FL, & IA (Politics/Society):
- Texas’ “Stand your ground” law: Here’s the long version. Happy reading.
- Report from the American Bar Association Task Force on Stand Your Ground Laws: This is a preliminary report from August 8th, 2014.
Episode 5: Derrida’s “Force of Law” (Philosophy/Theology):
- Derrida’s “Force of Law”: Here’s a nice link to a PDF of the reading courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison PoliSci Dept.
Episode 6: Les Miserable (Art/Pop Culture):
- Les Misérables: Victor Hugo’s full text in 5 volumes courtesy of Gutenberg.org.
Episode 7: Old Boy (Art/Pop Culture):
- Old Boy (2003): Here’s the IMDB for the 2003 South Korean film – not the 2013 Spike Lee version.
Episode 8: Citizen’s United (Politics/Society):
Episode 9: Hobbes’ Leviathan (Philosophy/Theology):
- Hobbes’ Leviathan: Full text courtesy of libertyfund.org.
Episode 10: Netflix’s House of Cards (Art/Pop Culture):
- House of Cards: Here’s the IMDB page for the Netflix series.
Episode 11: God is NOT Dead, 1 and 2 (Art/Pop Culture):
- God’s Not Dead: This is a link to second “God’s Not Dead” movie that came out in 2016.
Episode 12: Trump Rally (Politics/Society)
Episode 13: Concluding Reflections the question “What is Justice?”
The Center for Humanist Inquiries provides learning experiences outside of a university setting. Focused on cultivating critical and creative thinking skills, services are designed so students appropriate what is learned in ways meaningful to their personal and professional lives. CHI provides a community for thinkers interested in pursuing questions without a need for answers.