Philosophy Think & Drink

Wine, grog & spirits are up our alley!  And talking philosophy over libations…even better!  Join us for our December 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…

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Philosophy Think & Drink

Wine, grog & spirits are up our alley!  And talking philosophy over libations…even better!  Join us for our November 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…

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October 2018 Philosophy Think & Drink: Moral Dimensions of Homelessness (Special Topic – Part 3)

In this month’s think & drink, we assessed our current belief systems and city structure, and then looked at numerous local grassroots solutions to help address some of the challenges of homelessness based on these. We also considered some causal factors of homelessness (relative to larger scale responses) and some of the ethical dilemmas surrounding the policing of homelessness by asking what the role of police is/ought to be and what sorts of things cities can do to be of help. Below are some of the questions we asked, as well as examples of multi-functional grassroots ideas that other cities have implemented as one part (of a larger set) of responses to homelessness. Learn more about what we discussed and access resources here!

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Philosophy Think & Drink – Special Topic: Moral Dimensions of Homelessness (Part 3)

In light of the rise in concern about homelessness in Helena, our August and September Think & Drink sessions were dedicated to exploring some of the moral dimensions of homelessness.  In this month’s gathering we will begin by doing a recap of our August & September discussions, and then explore…

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September 2018 Philosophy Think & Drink: Moral Dimensions of Homelessness (Special Topic – Part 2)

In this month’s Philosophy Think & Drink, we continued our discussion on the moral dimensions of homelessness, first, by diving a bit deeper into the concepts of ‘home’ (and homelessness) by way of an appeal to ‘connection’ and ‘belonging’ (or lack thereof) and, second, by examining three common approaches to homelessness. Learn more about what we discussed and access resources here!

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Philosophy Think & Drink – Special Topic: Moral Dimensions of Homelessness (Part 2)

In light of the rise in concern about homelessness in Helena, our August and September Think & Drink sessions [as well as our September Think & Drink (squared) session] will be dedicated to discuss the moral dimensions of homelessness. In this month’s gathering we will begin by reviewing some of…

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August 2018 Philosophy Think & Drink: Moral Dimensions of Homelessness (Special Topic – Part 1)

In light of the rise in concern about homelessness in Helena, we decided to dedicate our August Think & Drink session (as well as our September gathering — to occur on the 13th) to a philosophical exploration of the moral dimensions of homelessness. Learn more about what we discussed, see photos, and access resources here!

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Philosophy Think & Drink: Special Topic – Moral Dimensions of Homelessness (Part 1)

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. ~ This month’s discussion will be explored through the lens of…

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