Originally broadcast: August 10, 2014
Are burkas an example of something we shouldn’t tolerate? Are there other people we should just say no to: anti-gay marriage activists, xenophobes, those who oppose assimilation? On this episode we ask these questions and consider the possibility that we haven’t done enough to challenge profound moral wrongs.
Jason Hill is a Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University. His areas of specialization are Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Cosmopolitanism, Philosophical Psychology, Philosophy of Education and Race Theory. He is the author of Becoming a Cosmopolitan: What it Means to be a Human Being in the New Millennium; Beyond Blood Identities: Post Humanity in the 21st Century; Civil Disobedience and the Politics of Identity: When We Should Not Get Along; and the forthcoming novel Jamaica Boy in Search of America.