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Angel Eduardo - Feb 2nd 1PM ET
Angel Eduardo is a writer, musician, photographer, and designer based in New York City. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Foundation Against Intolerance & Racism (FAIR) and is a columnist for the Center for Inquiry, where he writes on science, communication, skepticism, and morality. His work focuses on compassionate approaches to civil discourse, all bolstered by his own six words of advice: Be kind; we’re all first drafts.
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Trudy Govier - Jan 7th 1PM ET
Trudy Govier received her Ph.d. in Philosophy from the University of Waterloo in 1971. She was subsequently a member of the Philosophy Department at Trent University (1971 – 1982) and later, the University of Lethbridge (2005 – 2012). Govier also taught at the University of Calgary, the University of Amsterdam, and the University of Winnipeg. Her interests include informal logic/argumentation theory; applied ethics; and peace and conflict studies. In that area she worked extensively with the South African philosopher, Wilhelm Verwoerd , who was a staff member of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. In addition to her many articles and essays, in the area of argumentation theory Govier is the author of a widely
used textbook, A Practical Study of Argument (seventh edition 2010), and several monographs The Philosophy of Argument (1999) and Problems in Argument Analysis and Evaluation (1987; reissued 2018.) Her interests include piano and swimming. Govier has been active in civil society organizations including the Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association, the United Way of Calgary, the Calgary Association for Lifelong Learners, and the Ploughshares Calgary Society. She is married and the mother of three adult children.