SIGN-UP NOW! SIGN-UP NOW! Click to become a VoiceAmerica Member for Free!
Voiceamerica radio logo
voiceamerica-empowerment radio logo
Apple logo Google Play Store Kindle store
A Rumor of Empathy

A Rumor of Empathy

Archives Available

May 13th 2015:Human Rights and Empathy - Philosophy and Fiction?

Join Lou for a discussion with Michael Boylan, philosopher and thought leader, on justifying human rights and the uses of fiction in doing so. Michael is innovating in the uses of story telling, narrative, and fiction to open up depths of human experience that sometimes are missed by philosophical argumentation and categorization. This method puts us in touch with aspects of being a human being that are hidden in plain view. The conversation takes off from Michael’s 2014 book Natural Human Rights (Cambridge Press), which includes four original short stories that engage with human rights. Micha

Read more
Share Email SHARE
Download PDF DOWNLOAD PDF
Get Code GET CODE

Tune in

Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel
EPISODE ON DEMAND
VIEW HOST PAGE

Featured Guest

Guest Image

Michael Boylan

Michael Boylan is a thought leader in philosophy, ethics, and political engagement in the best sense of the words. He is also a story teller and writer. A philosopher in his own right, professor and chair of the philosophy department at Marymount University in Arlington Virgina, Michael is committed to translating dense distinctions into language that is accessible to and useable by you and me as everyday persons. He has 26 published books and more than 120 published articles. He has lectured in eleven countries and has been the subject of a book of essays. Boylan’s publications include Philosophy: An Innovative Introduction – Fictive Narrative, Primary texts and Responsive Writing with Ch
Read more

Share This Episode

facebook Share On Facebook
twitter Share On Twitter
Linkedin Share On LinkedIn
Share Email Share this E-mail
Email Host Email the Host

Connect with VoiceAmerica

Download our mobile apps
App store Google play Blackberry store
GPlus Facebook Twitter Linkedin Social Media
presspass-banner