Announcing a new Meetup for The Berkeley Philosophy Meetup Group!
What: All in the mind: Is there an objective reality?
When: Tuesday, July 7, 2009, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Beanery, 2925 College Ave., Berkeley
Price: $1.00 per person
Read the article on Objectivity in the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy:http://www.iep.utm.edu/o/objectiv.htm
Also read the article on Postmodernism in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/postmodernism/
In addition, this coming Sunday from 10 to 11 a.m. on KALW 91.7 FM, Profs. John Perry and Ken Taylor of the Stanford University philosophy department will be discussing this same issue on their show Philosophy Talk:
June 7: The Mind and the World
What kinds of contact can the mind have with the world? Can we know how the world is in itself, or can we only know shadows of the world in our own minds? Are we trapped behind a veil of our own mental states? Is there a world outside my mind -- or our minds -- at all? John and Ken tackle the big questions of perception, the external world, and the nature of reality, with Howard Robinson from the Central European University, author of Perception
This is a local call-in show. The show's website also says: "Send an email to [address removed] if you have an angle to add to any of the upcoming topics on Philosophy Talk.