Re: [philosophy-156] Thursday's philosophy Topic: What use is philosophy?

From: Ruth
Sent on: Thursday, May 21, 2009 7:51 AM
David,
 
I will be at the DSO so I cannot make it.  Next time.
 
Ruth


From: David V. <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Wednesday, May 20,[masked]:05:31 PM
Subject: [philosophy-156] Thursday's philosophy Topic: What use is philosophy?

I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/ExaminedLife/calendar/10203391/

When: May 21,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Half-Price Books
5803 E. Northwest Hwy.
Dallas, TX 75231
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TOPIC: Applying philosophy to your life.

Questions we will discuss:


  • What practical benefits has philosophy provided in the last 2,500 years?
  • What have you gained from studying philosophy?
  • What future discoveries and applications does philosophy have?
  • What is the relationship between philosophy and other kinds of knowledge?
  • What is is the relationship and applicability of the philosophy to the special sciences?


Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophy
http://wiki.objectivismonline.net/wiki/Philosophy
http://www.peikoff.com/opar/excerpt_ch1.htm
http://www.fsu.edu/~philo/new%20site/sub_category/whatisphilo.htm

If the changes affect your plans to attend, please take a moment to update your RSVP. (You can RSVP "No" or "Maybe" as well as "Yes".)

You can always get in touch with me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: http://www.meetup.com/ExaminedLife/suggestion/




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