Philosophy Walk

Please join us for our philosophy walk on Saturday, November 9th from 10am-1pm.  Topic:  Nature & the Humanities.  Meeting/Hike Location: TBD.  Special guest speakers/philosophers-on-trail — Ed Glowienka (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Carroll College) & Henry Kramer (2019 Merlin Student Fellow, University of Montana Missoula). To learn more & sign-up for our…

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Philosophy Hayride-Walk for Kids (Halloween-Themed)

Our free October Merlin Meandering will take place on Sunday, October 27th from 10:00am – 1:00pm on Merlin Nature Preserve.  Wear your Halloween costumes & get ready for fun!  This walk will be geared specifically for kids and will have a Halloween & philosophy-based theme.  Special guest speaker/storyteller Martin Richard. …

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Philosophy Walk

Please join us for our philosophy walk on Saturday, October 13th from 10am-1pm where we’ll be exploring the role of story & imagination across cultures, the phenomenology of story & imagination, nature, and environmental ethics.  Meeting/Hike Location: Merlin Nature Preserve.  Special guest speakers/philosophers-on-trail — Shane M. Doyle (Independent Educational & Cultural Consultant,…

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Philosophy Walk

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 ethics and “the life of virtue.”  Part 2 of a 2-part walk on virtue ethics.  Meeting/Hike Location: McKelvey Trailhead (just past the Lime Kilns on Grizzly Gulch Drive).  Special…

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Philosophy Walk

Please join us for our philosophy walk on Sunday, August 11th from 9am-12pm.  Topic:  Pragmatism & Eco-pragmatism.  Meeting/Hike Location: TBD.  Special guest speakers/philosophers-on-trail — Ryan Aikin (Grants Manager, Youth Homes & Humanitarian) & Henry Kramer (2019 Merlin Student Fellow, University of Montana Missoula). To learn more & sign-up for our free meandering,…

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Philosophy Walk

Please join us for this philosophy as a way of life-inspired walk on Sunday, July 14th from 9am-12pm where we’ll be exploring ethics and “the life of virtue.”  Part 1 of a 2-part walk on virtue ethics (the second of which will take place in September).  Meeting/Hike Location: McKelvey Trailhead (just…

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Philosophy Walk

Please join us for our philosophy walk on Saturday, June 29th from 9am-12pm where we’ll be exploring environmental ethics, technology, and conservation & land ethics.  Meeting/Hike Location: TBD.  Special guest speakers/philosophers-on-trail — Christopher Preston (Professor of Philosophy, University of Montana Missoula) & Patrick Kelly (Philosopher & Conservationist, University of Montana Missoula).  …

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Philosophy Walk

Please join us for our philosophy walk on Sunday, May 19th from 9:30am-12pm where we’ll be exploring urban environmentalism, aesthetics, and philosophy.  Meeting/Hike Location: Reeder’s Alley pavilion.  Special guest speakers/philosophers-on-trail — Dennis McCahon (Urban Planner & Artist, Retired) and Michael Chapman (Scientist & Photographer, Retired).  To learn more & sign-up for our…

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