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Philosophy Coffees

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.

Philosophy Coffees
Thursday, February 27, 2014
3:30 PM

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?

Posted Date: February 20, 2014
Philosophy Coffees
Thursday, January 30, 2014
3:30 PM

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?

Posted Date: January 16, 2014
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, November 15, 2013
3:30 PM

Corporations are often treated as legal persons.

Posted Date: November 8, 2013
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, September 20, 2013
3:30 PM

Philosophy Coffee looks at the obligations of friendship.

Posted Date: September 13, 2013
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, October 4, 2013
3:30 PM

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

Posted Date: September 13, 2013
Philosophy Coffees
Friday, April 26, 2013
3:30 PM

Philosophy coffees are informal discussions among students and faculty, centering on a different questions and issues.

Posted Date: April 26, 2013