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Discuss the origins of totalitarianism
At the last meet up, questions were raised about the origins of totalitarian governments in the early 20th century and the philosophical underpinnings of the politics... Learn more
Discuss German Idealism
At our last 2 meet ups, each of the thinkers had specific relationships to German idealism and defined themselves in part in critical reaction to the content of that... Learn more
Discuss Ayn Rand and modern libertarianism
At the previous meet up, several people suggested Ayn Rand as our next discussion topic. We also briefly discussed some possible contrasting thinkers (Comte, Proudhon,... Learn more
Discuss Kierkegaard and the story of Isaac
At a few of the past meet ups, people have expressed some interest in discussing existentialism in general and Kierkegaard in particular. It is a change of pace from... Learn more
Discuss the relationship between prescientific and scientific "views"
At our last meeting, one of the questions that arose that didn't get as much time as it deserved concerned the relationship between what are called, in a somewhat loose... Learn more
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