Philosophy Coffees

Philosophy Coffee on September 20, 2013
Philosophy Coffee on September 20, 2013: "Friendship, Trust, and Truth-Telling

Each semester a series of philosophy coffees is held, with informal discussions among students and faculty, centering on a different question or issue each time.

Topics for philosophy coffees are selected by a student committee, which takes responsibility for these events.

  • 11Philosophy Coffee on September 20, 2013

Philosophy Coffee on September 20, 2013: "Friendship, Trust, and Truth-Telling

Recent Philosophy Coffees:

The concept of “essence” plays an important role in the history of philosophical thinking. Are essences actual, or does the term merely act a tool for categorizing the world around us?

Contextualism is the idea that "knowledge" is a context-sensitive term. Invariantism, on the other hand, holds that claims to knowledge do not vary in different contexts. Which of these views is more compelling?

Corporations are often treated as legal persons.

Philosophy Coffee looks at the obligations of friendship.

The Philosophy Coffee explores parents, children, and the complexities of their relationships.