October 2016 Halloween-Themed Little Philosopher’s Walk (Imagination & Storytelling)

In addition to enjoying a stunning Fall day (thank you Mother Nature!), we had a blast exploring the terrain and talking about imagination & storytelling on our Halloween-Themed Philosophy Walk for Kids!  Thank you so much to the amazing group of kids (and adults) who participated in the meandering and …

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August 2016 Philosophy Walk (Eastern Philosophy & Eastern Medicine)

Our August philosophy walk was phenomenal. Our group headed out at 8am for a fun journey up Mount Helena and enjoyed wonderful conversation about eastern philosophy & eastern medicine! The Fall-like weather, clear skies, sunshine & gentle breeze were fantastic. And…the brilliantly colored mountain blue birds were an absolute treat! …

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June 2016 Philosophy Walk (Philosophy, Technology & Nature – Part 2)

Our June philosophy walk was spectacular. We could not have asked for a more perfect day! The sun was shining, the skies were clear, the breeze was refreshing, and the bitterroots were in bloom! In addition, our group was fantastic…not to mention walking warriors! After all, we were on a …

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April 2016 Philosophy Walk (Hodge-Podge)

Our April philosophy walk at Dump Gulch Trailhead consisted of a small but mighty group of two. The weather started out a bit chillier than anticipated (especially given our welcomed & unexpected 68-degree+ weather on the previous couple of days) but ended up thawing half-way through. Thank you sunshine! While …

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March 2016 Philosophy Walk (Philosophy, Technology & Nature – Part 1)

We had a wonderful time on our March philosophy walk. The rain held out for our stroll on Mount Ascension and trail conditions were great (mud and all!). Views from all areas were phenomenal providing us with stunning scenery and ample time to enjoy fantastic conversation about philosophy, technology & …

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January 2016 Philosophy Walk (Happiness & Meaning)

We had a great time on our January philosophy walk. Our awesome group enjoyed a snowy stroll on Mount Helena and splendid conversation about philosophy, happiness & meaning — a topic that has been a focal point of philosophers (and numerous other thinkers) for centuries. Everyone had wonderful insight to …

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December 2015 Little Philosopher’s Walk (Imagination)

Merlin CCC | Merlin Nature Preserve | December 2015 Inaugural Little Philosopher's Walk

We had so much fun on our inaugural little philosopher’s walk. Our December 2015 meandering was geared toward kids (hence “Little Philosopher’s”). Our main aims were to have fun with philosophy, to introduce and talk about some important philosophical and character-related topics, and to explore and enjoy the beauty of …

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October 2015 Philosophy Walk (Intro to Philosophy)

We had a blast on our inaugural philosophy walk. Our small (but awesome) group enjoyed a wonderful stroll and great conversation about all things philosophy (and more) on Mount Helena. In addition to the stunning local terrain and fantastic Fall weather (which managed to hold out through the weekend!), we …

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