Philosophy Talk: The 5th (Mostly) Annual Dionysus Awards | KALW

Philosophy Talk: The 5th (Mostly) Annual Dionysus Awards

Feb 20, 2018

What movies of the past year challenged our assumptions and made us think about things in new ways?

Lights... Camera... Philosophy! After a few years of hiatus, our special episode highlighting some of the most philosophical movies of the year is coming back. Josh and Ken talk to philosophers, film critics, and listeners in presenting their fifth (mostly) annual Dionysus Awards for the most philosophically compelling movies of 2017. Categories include:

• Most Searing Depiction of Humankind's Propensity to Dehumanize the Other
• Most Philosophically Absurdist and Cinematically Transgressive Film
• Richest Investigation of the Drivers of History

Sunday 2/18 at 11 am and Tuesday 2/20 at 12 noon.