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Why? radio show lists schedule

Why? Philosophical Discussions about Everyday Life lists events for the 2013-2014 season.   All episodes are broadcast at 5 p.m. central time.   To subscribe via podcast, visit .

Sept. 8:  “Should there be national standards for education?” with guest Michael Apple

Oct. 13:  “The Unity of the Sciences: Is all knowledge connected?” with guest Joseph Margolis

Nov. 10:  “Civic Renewal in America” with guest Peter Levine

Dec. 8:  “What is happiness?” with guest Sissela Bok

Jan. 12:  “How to tell the story of art” with guest Ross King

Feb. 9:  “Is there an ethics for the developing world?” with guest Fonna Forman & Teddy Cruz

March 9:  “Can American politics be directed by a philosopher?  The case of F.A. Hayek” with guest Bruce Caldwell

April 13:  “Can there be a world without borders?” with guest Seyla Benhabib

May 11:  “Are Indian tribes sovereign nations?” with guest George Tinker

June 8:  “Are there too many people for our environment?” with guests Phil Cafaro and Charmayne Palomba
To listen live from anywhere in the world, go to  To listen via broadcast radio in North Dakota, tune to 89.3 in Grand Forks, 91.9 in Fargo, 90.5 in Bismarck,and to other Prairie Public radio stations across the state.   In East Grand Forks, Thief River Falls, and other parts of Northwestern Minnesota, tune in via Pioneer 90.1 FM.

This season of WHY? Radio is funded, in part, by a grant from the Knight Foundation/Community Foundation of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks.

-- Jack Weinstein, Philosophy and Religion