Philosophy Events

Nietzsche Circle Online Lecture: Dr Babette Babich on the Birth of Tragedy in New York on 30 Jan

Nietzsche Circle Online Lecture: Dr Babette Babich on the Birth of Tragedy

New York   Saturday, January 30, 2021   1100 - 1230
Free
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Nietzsche Circle, a NY-based nonprofit dedicated to studying the life and works of the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Every month, we present a new leading scholar in the field. This month we present Dr Babette Babich, Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University. Dr Babi ..
Masculine Mastery - 8 Week Journey for Men in New York on 28 Feb

Masculine Mastery - 8 Week Journey for Men

New York   Sunday, February 28, 2021   1400 - 1600
599.00 USD
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What can you offer the women in your life? What can you offer the world? Being a man today is tougher than ever. Gone are the days of stereotypical gender roles: man as breadwinner and woman as homemaker. They were never ideal, but at least they were clear cut. Today ..
*ONLINE* Thinking on Sunday: Epicurus and the Art of Happiness in London on 31 Jan

*ONLINE* Thinking on Sunday: Epicurus and the Art of Happiness

London   Sunday, January 31, 2021   1500 - 1630
5.00 GBP
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Maybe it's time to live. Philosopher John Sellars walks us through the history of Epicureanism, showing us how it can help us think anew about joy, friendship, nature and being alive in the world. ------------------------ ** At the time of announcement this is an ONLIN ..
*ONLINE* Thinking On Sunday: Being Human in England on 17 Jan

*ONLINE* Thinking On Sunday: Being Human

England   Sunday, January 17, 2021   1500 - 1630
5.00 GBP
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What does it mean to be human? Amanda Rees and Charlotte Sleigh showing how, by understanding humanity, we can go some way to resolving our, and the world's, biggest problems. ------- ** At the time of announcement this is an ONLINE only event — however, subject to fut ..
CONCORD AREA HUMANISTS (CAH) presents online: The Neuropsychology of Dogmatic Beliefs and Delusions in Concord on 28 Oct

CONCORD AREA HUMANISTS (CAH) presents online: The Neuropsychology of Dogmatic Beliefs and Delusions

Concord   Wednesday, October 28, 2020   1900 - 2100
Free
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Humanity has developed technology to overcome threats like hunger and disease, but perhaps our greatest remaining threat is our own craziness - in particular our capacity for dogmatic delusion, amplified and channeled by political opportunists. Although the propensity for ..
How to Win the Culture Wars in an Age of Austerity in Greater London on 10 Nov

How to Win the Culture Wars in an Age of Austerity

Greater London   Sunday, November 10, 2019   1500 - 1630
Free
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The 2010s have been a double-edged decade. Socioeconomic factors have led to the widespread and increased disenfranchisement of poorer people from the mainstream media and the institutions shaping it. This has coincided with a growing number of people from low income backgro ..
Experiencing The Impossible: The Science of Magic in London on 10 Jun

Experiencing The Impossible: The Science of Magic

London   Monday, June 10, 2019   1830 - 2130
5.87 GBP
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What do we see when we watch a magician pull a rabbit out of a hat or read a person’s mind? We are captivated by an illusion; we applaud the fact that we have been fooled. Why do we enjoy experiencing what seems clearly impossible, or at least beyond our powers of explanatio ..
Thinking on Monday: Making Evil - The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side in London on 18 Mar

Thinking on Monday: Making Evil - The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

London   Monday, March 18, 2019   1930 - 2100
9.04 GBP
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Why do we think and do evil? What can science teach us about why humans do bad things? And what do our reactions to deviance teach us about ourselves? Drawing together science, psychology and philosophy, Dr Julia Shaw unlocks the intricacies of the world of criminal psych ..

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