September 2017 Philosophy Walk (Environmental Ethics, Conservation & Preservation)

Part 1 of our 3-Part Fall Philosophy Walk Series on environmental ethics, conservation, preservation, hunting and hunting ethics, governance/policy and community took place on Sunday, September 24th on Merlin Nature Preserve.  And we couldn’t have asked for a more gorgeous day!  The sun was shining, the air was crisp, and …

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August 2017 Philosophy Walk (The Democratic Institution & Machiavelli)

Our August Philosophy Walk took place on Sunday, August 20th at Dump Gulch and featured special guest speaker/philosopher-on-trail, Carroll College student Jacob MacDuff who explored a critical & very timely topic — i.e., the democratic institution.  A small crew of 4 — we set off for a hike, took in …

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June 2017 Philosophy Walk (How Our Values Shape Our Cities)

Our June philosophy walk was wonderful. Accompanied by superb weather, courtesy of mother nature, our group headed out at 9:30am from Reeder’s Alley for a fun journey around downtown Helena and discussion about philosophy, urban design & development, nature, architecture, place (what contributes to our “sense of place”), and values.  …

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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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