We believe that philosophy is grounded in the here & now and its questions (the things with which it is concerned) are extremely practical & relevant. Our community endeavors include a range of philosophy in the community activities designed specifically around the interests of community members. Some of these are ongoing; others are structured to be stand-alone.
From local shin-digs and collaborative efforts to our ongoing Thinking About Place project, our community endeavors are all about you (and philosophy, of course!).
When we get that “sense of place”, what’s going on? What are we “sensing”, and to what extent might it be a shared sense? This project invites to consider these questions and more.
A fourth-generation Helenan, self-taught artist, and former Helena city planner, Dennis McCahon has been fascinated by Helena’s architecture for decades. His interests are wide-ranging and deep. Dennis can often be seen walking the trails and streets of Helena, contemplating big ideas about our natural and built environments, history, and art. A self-described urban design geek, Dennis offers a unique “urban environmentalist” perspective — which he defines as a perspective informed by an interest in “walkability” and the “preservation of habitat for curious pedestrians.” To contact Dennis McCahon directly with a question or a comment, please e-mail him at [email protected].
Past Community Endeavors