Center for Collaboration and Development

World Philosophy Day Talk Radio Discussion

November 19, 2013
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Faculty and Student panel discussion on the importance of philosophy.

Tuesday Night Talk Radio on USM WMPG 90.9FM.


Tuesday, November 19th at 8pm on the radio - WMPG 90.9 FM

Tonight on WMPG Tuesday Night Talk Radio
World Philosophy Day Preview

“We need to shine a bright light on the role of philosophy in the world and how important it is to engage in philosophic thought, to ask the larger questions about civil society, the environment, the meaning of existence,” said Julien Murphy, USM professor of philosophy and department chair. “ … We hope to have an interesting discussion with lively and engaged minds, and we hope to have new insight on these questions, both from other panelists and the audience.”

“Why in the World is Philosophy Needed?” preview panel discussion featuring University of Southern Maine Department of Philosophy faculty and student; Tuesday Night Talk Radio – WMPG

“...philosophy is a discipline that encourages critical and independent thought and is capable of working towards a better understanding of the world and promoting tolerance and peace. ”  That's one answer. There are probably lots more.
Tune in Tuesday Night Talk Radio Club at 8 pm on WMPG and find out more reasons why philosophy is needed, and more about how USM is celebrating World Philosophy Day. Radio guests include Judith Spross, Nursing, Jeremiah Conway, Philosophy, and Julien Murphy, Philosophy, as well as student Jamie Barilone.

The show is broadcast at 90.9 fm, or listen to the stream at