Philosophy Think & Drink

Wine, grog & spirits are up our alley!  And talking philosophy over libations…even better!  Join us for our January 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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December 2018 Philosophy Think & Drink

What a wonderful way to finish 2018!  A great crew and thoughtful discussion, coupled with tasty grog & eats….yes please!! Here is a look at what we explored, some pics of the fun, and a favorite quote from the eve that we still find ourselves giggling over (and relating with on a daily basis!).

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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 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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November 2018 Philosophy Think & Drink

After three summer sessions exploring and discussing the moral dimensions of homelessness, our November Think & Drink marked a return to our normal gathering structure and dialogic style.  After a discussion about civil discourse and conversational style — including some of the methodologies involved in Socratic dialogue — our group posed four possible questions. Check out what we landed upon and some of the philosophical things involved here!

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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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