Philosophy and Our Lives is a NYC meetup that dwells in the tension between individual life, lived for the first and last time, and civilization as a shared creation over generations. Can philosophy be of any value to our being in this world?

We read and discuss the uniqueness of the present moment - the philosophy of our time - through the lens of thinkers such as Nietzsche, Camus, Sartre, Adorno, De Beauvoir, Benjamin, Kant, Kierkegaard, Spinoza, Husserl, Habermas, Levinas, Kafka, Althusser, Buber, Hegel, Foucault, Baudrillard, Zizek, Lyotard, Arendt, Heidegger and others.

Philosophy is a relentless interweaving of the actual and the potential. Anyone who is interested in metaphysical questions such as and now what? is welcome to join and engage in ideas!

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    "Work as a researcher in neuroscience and I'm interested in learning more about philosophy"
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    Catherine A M.
    "I love to think and talk about philosophy as it is relevant to modern life. I helped run the philosophy club at my school and miss group discussion."
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    Greg B.
    "I'm a 3L in law school, and the founder of my school's philosophy society. I have two cats, and they're both watching me write this while I sit on the toilet. If that doesn't paint the picture, nothing will . . ."
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    Nikki J.
    "Hi! My name is Nikki Johnson. I have this seriously inexhaustible interest for all things esoteric. Psyched to have found this group!"

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