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The Examined Year: 2012.

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A new year offers an opportunity to reflect on the significant events of the previous year.  But what ideas and events took shape over the past twelve months that have prompted us to question our assumptions and to think about things in new ways?  Join John, Ken, and their special guests as they celebrate the examined year with a philosophical look back at 2012.

• The Year in Philosophy: Barbara Grosz from the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences discusses the legacy of Alan Turing, whose centennial was celebrated in 2012.
• The Year in Politics: Jason Stanley from Rutgers University explores the precarious place of Truth in the presidential election and beyond.
• The Year in Science:
Hank Greely from the Stanford Law School talks about the ethical and legal implications of the year's advances in genetics.

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Program Title Duration
The Examined Year: 2012 51:36
Total Time 51:36

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