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September 2019

Philosophy Walk

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Beattie Street Trailhead, Beattie Street Trailhead
Mount Ascension Park, MT 59601 United States
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Free

Please join us for this philosophy as a way of life-inspired walk on Saturday, September 14th from 10am-1pm where we’ll be exploring "virtue & ethics: from ecology to ethics."  Special guest speaker/philosopher-on-trail -- David Nowakowski, PhD. To learn more & sign-up for our free meandering, visit our philosophy walks page.

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Philosophy Workshop: Thinking Ecologically About Virtue & Value

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Reeder’s Alley Interpretive & Convention Center, 101 Reeder's Alley
Helena, MT 59601 United States
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Free

In this 3.5-hour “philosophy as a way of life”-inspired workshop led by philosopher David Nowakowski, PhD we’ll look at what it might mean to live a life of virtue from the lens of ecology. Select readings and activities inspired by numerous ancient (and some contemporary) thinkers will be examined and applied with the aim of introducing participants to a variety of philosophical perspectives on virtuous living and practical tools for living well.   No background in philosophy is required to participate in this workshop. FREE. All ages welcome. $20 Suggested donation. Light snacks & hot tea provided. Space is limited. 

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Philosophy Think & Drink – Missoula

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Imagine Nation Brewing, 1151 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT 59802 United States
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Free

What can we say? We love philosophy! And talking philosophy over libations....even better! And now, thanks to the hard work of Merlin CCC team member, Ryan Aikin, we're offering them in Missoula! Please join us for our September Missoula Think & Drink gathering on Sunday, September 15th* from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Imagine Nation Brewing! FREE (buy your own grog). Our Philosophy Think & Drinks are casual and informal, community-oriented, intellectually stimulating, and fun. No background in philosophy is needed to enjoy…

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October 2019

Philosophy Think & Drink

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Sapphire (Wine Cave), 101 N. Last Chance Gulch, Ste. A
Helena, MT United States
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Free

Wine, grog & spirits are up our alley!  And talking philosophy over libations…even better!  Join us for our October Think & Drink from 7:00pm-9:00pm at The Sapphire in the Wine Vault room (a.k.a. The Philosophy Wine Cave)!  Free event (buy your own vino, grog or spirits). Light snacks provided.  For those who love philosophy but prefer not to partake in the libations side of things, don’t let that stop you from participating in the fun.  We emphasize the think over the…

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Hayride-Philosophy Walk

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Merlin Nature Preserve, 6042 Lincoln Road West
Helena, MT 59635 United States
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Free

Please join us for a special hayride-philosophy walk on Sunday, October 13th from 10am-1pm where we’ll be exploring the role of story and imagination across cultures & how these can help us reconnect with nature.  Special guest speakers/philosophers-on-trail -- Shane M. Doyle (Independent Educational & Cultural Consultant, Native Nexus Consulting) & Henry Kramer (2019 Merlin Student Fellow, University of Montana Missoula). Some of the things we'll be discussing: The role of story and imagination in Native American communities How story and…

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Philosophy Think & Drink – Missoula

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Imagine Nation Brewing, 1151 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT 59802 United States
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Free

What can we say? We love philosophy! And talking philosophy over libations....even better! And now, thanks to the hard work of Merlin CCC team member, Ryan Aikin, we're offering them in Missoula! Please join us for our October Missoula Think & Drink gathering on Sunday, October 13th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Imagine Nation Brewing! FREE (buy your own grog). Our Philosophy Think & Drinks are casual and informal, community-oriented, intellectually stimulating, and fun. No background in philosophy is needed to enjoy…

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November 2019

Philosophy Walk

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mount Helena Trailhead Helena, MT 59601 United States + Google Map
Free

Please join us for our philosophy walk on Saturday, November 2nd from 10am-1pm.  Topic:  Nature & the Humanities.  Special guest speakers/philosophers-on-trail -- Ed Glowienka (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Carroll College) & Henry Kramer (2019 Merlin Student Fellow, University of Montana Missoula). Some of the things we'll be exploring along the way: What are the humanities and why are they important? How the humanities speak to us & inspire action through story and imagination The relationship between the humanities and scientific…

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*NEW RESCHEDULED DATE* Philosophy Hayride-Walk for Kids (Halloween-Themed)

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Merlin Nature Preserve, 6042 Lincoln Road West
Helena, MT 59635 United States
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Free

WHO SAYS THERE'S NO HALLOWEEN IN NOVEMBER?  Not us! With a "not so gentle nudge" from Mother Nature, we extended Halloween into the first weekend of November!  Due to unpalatable weather conditions for our regularly scheduled walk date, our free Merlin Meandering has been RESCHEDULED and will now take place on the *NEW DATE* of SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD from 10:00am – 1:00pm on Merlin Nature Preserve.  One more fun excuse for you and your little ones to wear a costume…

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Philosophy Read-In Group

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cottonwood ALC Community Center, 322 Fuller Avenue
Helena, MT 59601 United States
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Please join us for the first session of our Merlin Philosophy Read-In Group gatherings on November 6th (6pm-7:30pm) at Cottonwood ALC Community Center located at 322 Fuller Avenue.

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Philosophy Think & Drink – Missoula

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Imagine Nation Brewing, 1151 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT 59802 United States
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Free

What can we say? We love philosophy! And talking philosophy over libations....even better! And now, thanks to the hard work of Merlin CCC team member, Ryan Aikin, we're offering them in Missoula! Please join us for our November Missoula Think & Drink gathering on Sunday, November 10th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Imagine Nation Brewing! FREE (buy your own grog). Our Philosophy Think & Drinks are casual and informal, community-oriented, intellectually stimulating, and fun. No background in philosophy is needed to enjoy…

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