Philosophy Discussion Group

NYC ATHEISTS PHILOSOPHY CLUB

Date & Time: Apr 18 2014 - 6:00pm
Location: Stone Creek - 140 east 27th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Ave.) - REAR ROOM
Host: ROGER SMITH
Subject: The Reemergence of Emergence - Please join us as we listen to a recorded lecture from theTeaching Company about Emergence by Lawrence Cahoone Ph.D. at the College of Holy Cross. - Cahoone describes this lecture as dealing with “One of the enduring themes of modern thought has certainly been the need to understand reality systematically in light of the achievements of modern science, yet still leaving room for the human mind, meaning, and hope.”

  • Cost: FREE, but we ask you to purchase food/drink to compensate Stone Creek. Their knoshies & beer are better than in most bars.

NYC ATHEISTS PHILOSOPHY CLUB

Date & Time: Mar 21 2014 - 7:00pm
Location: Stone Creek -140 East 27th St. (3rd/Lex) – REAR ROOM
Host: ROGER SMITH
Subject: EMERGENCE AND WHITEHEAD, ' A RECORDED LECTURE BY PROFESSOR LAWRENCE CAHOONE. “Whitehead created a metaphysics of the ultimate processes and entities of nature that took relativity and the quantum into account…"

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Cost: Free, but participants are expected to purchase drink or food to compensate Stone Creek for their space

NYC ATHEISTS PHILOSOPHY CLUB

Date & Time: Apr 3 2013 - 7:00pm
Location: Stone Creek 140 E 27th St. (3/Lex) - REAR ROOM
Host: ROGER SMITH
Subject: Skepticism

Please join us as we listen to a recorded lecture from the Teaching Company by Prof. Jeremy Adams, Ph.D., about the philosophical tradition of skepticism. The central issue of all forms of skepticism is: how do we know? The lecture will discuss the origins of skepticism and the major historical thinkers who championed it and how it reappeared in different guises in different eras.

Cost: Participants are expected to purchase a drink or food to compensate The Stone Creek for use of their space.

NYC ATHEISTS PHILOSOPHY CLUB

Date & Time: Oct 17 2012 - 7:00pm
Location: STONE CREEK - 140 EAST 27TH ST. (3RD/LEX) - REAR ROOM
Host: ROGER SMITH
Subject: OCCAM'S RAZOR - WHAT IT LEAVES OUT

 

Cost: PLEASE PURCHASE FOOD & DRINK

NYC ATHEISTS PHILOSOPHY CLUB

Date & Time: May 2 2012 - 7:00pm
Location: STONE CREEK - 140 E27TH ST. (3RD/LEX)
Host: ROGER SMITH
Subject: Thomas Reid and the Scottish school of Common Sense Philosophy

Please join us as we listen to a recorded lecture from the Teaching Company about Thomas Reid (1710-1796) by Daniel Robinson Ph.D.
 

Cost: Participants are expected to purchase a drink or food to compensate The Stone Creek for use of their space.

NYC ATHEISTS PHILOSOPHY CLUB

Date & Time: Dec 18 2011 - 6:00pm
Location: Stone Creek 140 E 27th St. (3/Lex)
Host: ROGER SMITH
Subject: Descartes – The Father of Modern Philosophy (The dream of perfect knowledge)

Descartes – The Father of Modern Philosophy
(The dream of perfect knowledge) 
 

Cost: Cost: Participants are expected to purchase a drink or food to compensate The Stone Creek for use of their space.

NYC ATHEISTS PHILOSOPHY DISCUSSION GROUP

Date & Time: Oct 10 2011 - 7:00pm
Location: STONE CREEK - 140 EAST 27TH ST. = (3rd / Lex),
Host: ROGER SMITH
Subject: Plotinus's Neo-Platonism

Cost: Participants are expected to purchase a drink or food to compensate The Stone Creek for use of their space

NYC ATHEISTS PHILOSOPHY GROUP - Spinoza-Rationalism and the Reverence for Being

Date & Time: Aug 21 2011 - 6:00pm
Location: LOCATION: STONE CREEK 140 EAST 27TH ST. (3rd / Lex)
Host: ROGER SMITH

 

Cost: Free

NYC Atheists Philosophy Club: Hume's Moral Theory of Sentiment and Utility

Date & Time: Jun 13 2011 - 7:00pm
Location: STONE CREEK 140 EAST 27TH ST. (3rd / Lex)
Host: ROGER SMITH
Subject: Hume’s approach to morality

 
 
 

 
 

 

Cost: Free: Remember: you must be a member to attend (though you can sign up for membership on the evening of the lecture, so come on down).

NYC ATHEISTS PHILOSOPHY GROUP

Date & Time: Apr 25 2011 - 7:00pm
Host: ROGER SMITH
Subject: Quine’s Ontological Relativism (Or, He put the final nails in the coffin of logical positivism—but is it really worth the price?)

 

Cost: Free
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