Episode 115 - Reason in Ethics, Part 9
February 20, 2012
Part nine of a nine-part course presentation by Center for Inquiry founder Paul Kurtz. In 1998, Dr. Kurtz taught a course entitled “Reason in Ethics” before an audience of adult learners at the Center for Inquiry – Transnational in Amherst, New York. It was the principal course offering in that year’s Center for Inquiry Institute.
Paul Kurtz is founder and former chair of the Center for Inquiry, the Council for Secular Humanism, and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. He is professor of philosophy emeritus at the State University of New York at Buffalo and Editor-in-Chief of Free Inquiry magazine. He is the author of essential books in the field including Forbidden Fruit: The Ethics of Secularism, Living without Religion: Eupraxsophy, The Courage to Become, The Transcendental Temptation, and many others.
This episode completes a major retrospective comprising more than forty episodes since 2009. In them, Center Stage has presented the entire corpus of lectures and courses by Center for Inquiry founder Paul Kurtz which were presented at the Center for Inquiry and recorded on audio or video media.