Philosophy as a Way of Life: Reviving the Art of Thinking & Living Well

Philosophy as a way of life has begun to re-emerge, thanks to the efforts of countless individuals — within and outside of formal academia — who have held tight to the belief that philosophy is and can be a guide to living well (in all that that entails). The NEH “Reviving Philosophy as a Way of Life” Summer Institute — led by Professors Meghan Sullivan, Steve Angle & Stephen Grimm and attended by a diverse group of scholars (of which we were lucky enough to be a part!) — is a vibrant example of a movement to re-align the seating arrangements (no more back seat for you practical side of philosophy!) and revive philosophy as the art of thinking and living well. To have been selected to participate in the National Endowment for Humanities Summer Institute was a tremendous honor! We are grateful for the amazing opportunity and to everyone in the PWOL/Stoa family!

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Merlin Philosophy Symposium in the Helena Independent Record

We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to be interviewed by the Helena Independent Record about our 3-part philosophy symposium series on the environment, ethics & stewardship, the first of which will take place on Sept. 20th 2018 and will focus on philosophical issues and perspectives related to public vs. private lands & rights and responsibilities.

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95 KCAP Helena: Merlin & Philosophy on the Morning Coffee Show

Thank you so much to Troy Shockley and Newsradio 95 KCAP Helena for inviting us to be guests on their Morning Coffee Show to talk about philosophy in the community and some of the awesome things we have on the radar for the rest of this year!

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The Moral Dimensions of Homelessness: Special Topic Philosophy Discussions

In light of the rise in concern about homelessness in Helena, we are dedicating our August and September Think & Drink sessions [as well as our September Think & Drink (squared) session] to discuss the moral dimensions of homelessness.

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Humanities Montana: Merlin Featured in July Newsletter

We are very honored to have been selected as a grant recipient by Humanities Montana for our 2018-2019 Philosophy Symposium-Walk Series “The Environment, Ethics & Stewardship.” Humanities Montana is an independent, nonprofit affiliate organization of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) that provides support for educational and cultural public…

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Helena Civic Television: Merlin on Philosophy in the Community

We are so grateful to Stephen Maly & the crew at Helena Civic Television (HCTV) for inviting us into their studio to talk about philosophy in the community! This video highlights our time together, some of the things our organization does in the community, and things on the near horizon…

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2018 Reeder’s Alley Block Party Community Fundraiser Event

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The Reeder’s Alley Block Party Meets Brew-Wine-Chu

Come kick-off summer by joining the fun, celebrating community & ideas, and contributing to a great cause at this kid-friendly, dog-friendly event! And this year’s fundraiser block party will combine the best of two worlds! REEDER’S ALLEY BLOCK PARTY MEETS BREW-WINE-CHU!

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