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Monday, April 15, 2019

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6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ceremonial Hall, 4th Floor
Skye & Massimo's Philosophy Cafe: The Philosophy of Time
Skye & Massimo's Philosophy Cafe: The Philosophy of Time
Monday, April 15, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ceremonial Hall, 4th Floor

The Café is run by philosophers Skye Cleary (http://tinyurl.com/yddu38tf) and Massimo Pigliucci (http://tinyurl.com/msm6d6u). It is based on the principle of the Socratic dialogue. Every meeting has a simple theme (e.g., should we be afraid of death? What's the ethics of eating?), which is introduced by Skye and Massimo on the basis of short, accessible, suggested (but not mandatory!) readings. The rest of the meeting then features an open discussion among participants, facilitated by Skye and Massimo, aiming at sharpening our thinking about whatever subject matter is being examined.

Time is money! Or is it? Metaphysically, what is time? What sense can we make of the concept, given the most current theories in fundamental physics? Ethically, how do we make the best use of our time, regardless of what precisely that is?

For more information, visit the Cafe's Meetup page: https://www.meetup.com/SkyeandMassimophilosophycafe

Meeting dates subject to change.

 
 
7:00 PM
Elliott Library, Room 507
Newcomers' Reception
Newcomers' Reception
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 7:00pm
Elliott Library, Room 507
 
Join Leader Anne Klaeysen, Membership Coordinator Maggie Determann and Society members for dessert, and to find out who we are and what we do! Ask about the Society and our philosophy, social ethics, programs and membership. Please RSVP by calling ext. 113 or at mdetermann@nysec.org