**POSTPONED TO A TBD DATE IN FALL*** Philosophy Symposium-Drive-In — The Rougher Side of Humor: How Far is Too Far?

In this combo philosophy symposium-drive-in night we’ll explore and discuss some of comedy’s most beloved (and oft controversial) greats, focusing primarily on the work of Dave Chapelle. SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER, Dr. J. Angelo Corlett, philosopher and humorist from San Diego, CA will facilitating discussion. Please join us on Thursday, April 2nd at Carroll College in the Student Center, Lower Level (CUBE) from 7pm-9pm! FREE to the public (18+ years old/mature audiences).

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May 2019 Philosophy Mini-Drive-In (Happiness & Meaning)

In this TED Talk & Philosophy-inspired movie night facilitated by Thomas Baumeister, we explored questions about happiness & meaning through the practice of Socratic inquiry.  Primed by a TED talk film by scholar Emily Esfahani Smith, we looked at the nature of happiness, meaning, and more. Access resources here!

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Philosophy Mini-Drive-In

Inspired by our regular drive-in nights, our mini-drive-in’s are shorter versions of our full-length drive-in nights and feature one to two TED Talks film(s) followed by a lively philosophical discussion. Please join us on Thursday, May 30th in Reeder’s Alley from 6:30pm-8pm!

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March 2019 Philosophy Mini-Drive-In (Altruism)

In this TED Talk & Philosophy inspired movie night facilitated by Thomas Baumeister, we explored questions about altruism through the practice of socratic inquiry. Primed by a scholarly TED Talk discussion by Matthieu Ricard, we looked at the nature of consciousness, its function and evolution, and more. Access resources here!

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January 2019 Philosophy Mini-Drive-In (Consciousness)

In this TED Talk & Philosophy inspired movie night facilitated by Thomas Baumeister, we explored questions about consciousness through the practice of socratic inquiry. Primed by scholarly TED Talk discussion by David Chalmers and Seth Anil, we looked at the science and philosophy of consciousness e.g., what is it, how does it work, where does it live, what does it do for us, and why does it matter that we have it?

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