Sunday Speaker: The Man who Killed God: What Nietzsche has to Teach Us Today


**Doors open and breakfast is available at 8:30 AM. The meeting begins at 9:30, but we recommend coming early for parking on site, and time to eat and schmooze.**




Dr. David Pickus

The Man who Killed God:
What Friedrich Nietzsche has to Teach us Today


Dr. David Pickus is a Faculty Fellow and Senior Lecturer at ASU's Barrett, the Honors College. He is also part of the affiliated Faculty at the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict.

Dr, Pickus is from Chicago. He received a B.A. in history from Lawrence University and earned his Ph.D. in German intellectual history from the University of Chicago in 1995. His academic interests cover central Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East and China. An expanded version of this thesis was published as a book “Dying with an Enlightening Fall: Poland in the Eyes of German Intellectuals,[masked] (Lexington Books, 2001).” In the academic year[masked] David was a Fulbright scholar in Belgrade, Serbia. David is currently working on a study of the German-American philosopher, Walter Kaufmann, as well as researching intellectual life in Yugoslavia and the Balkans.


The Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix meets twice a month on Sunday mornings.

Continental breakfast is available for purchase ($5 breakfast, $1 beverage only) from 8:30 to 9:30, when the meeting begins.

We enjoy the company of our fellow Humanists followed by a lecture from a guest speaker and topic discussion ending by 11:30. Our meetings are free and open to anyone who is interested in learning more about Humanism.

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