PRE-FESTIVAL EVENT: Badger Talks Live – UW Authors on the Wisconsin Book Festival
Tuesday10/1212:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Get a preview of one of seven Wisconsin Book Festival talks being presented at this year’s Wisconsin Science Festival and hear more about both festivals coming October 21-24. In “When Bad Thinking Happens to Good People: How Philosophy Can Save Us from Ourselves” authors Steven Nadler and Lawrence Shapiro argue that the best antidote for the current epidemic of bad thinking is the wisdom, insights, and practical skills of philosophy. When Bad Thinking Happens to Good People provides an engaging tour through the basic principles of logic, argument, evidence, and probability that can make all of us more reasonable and responsible citizens.
Larry Shapiro, Berent Enç Professor of Philosophy
Steven Nadler, Vilas Research Professor and William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy
Badger Talks is a proud partner in the Wisconsin Science Festival, and invites host groups to secure a UW speaker for their WSF events.
This is an online event.
- Event Type:
- Talks, Online/Virtual
- Target Age/Grade:
- High School/College and Up