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Orlando Stoics - meets Mondays -   There's no such thing as too much philosophy. Dan Lampert, one of Plato's Cave former members, has started an interesting new philosophy group. I am only too happy to promote the group's next meeting -- no membership requirements -- I may be Steve Jul 10, 2015 7:13 PM
Meetup details changed: Religion for Atheists by Alain de Bottom. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/PlatosCa­ve/events/98797722/ When : Sunday, February 24,[masked]:00 PM Steve Feb 18, 2013 8:06 PM
ESSAY: "'MATH!' (to inspire...)" by Swami - Swami Oct 14, 2012 5:22 AM
HILARIOUS!: Famous physicist, Richard Feynman, comments of philosophers... - Swami Oct 2, 2012 5:59 PM
"Philosophers' World Cup" by Monty Python - Swami Aug 17, 2012 11:20 PM
RE: [philosophy-173] QUESTION: Is science the only valid way of knowing anything? - Swami Mar 12, 2012 3:17 PM
QUESTION: Is science the only valid way of knowing anything? - Swami Mar 12, 2012 3:05 PM
POEM-'Death'(BySwami­) - Swami Mar 5, 2012 6:32 PM
ARTICLE: "Scientism" (WIP...) - THREAD here http://www.meetup.com/PlatosCa­ve/messages/boards/thread/2088­9502/#68009582. *Possible meeting topic?... Swami Feb 27, 2012 4:09 PM
THREAD: "Metaphysics" (philosophy of philosophy). Think about it... - Swami Feb 24, 2012 12:56 PM
Sketchy Notes from Plato's Cave Meeting 18-Sep-2011: - I offer these without any assertions of their completeness. They are sketchy because I captured mostly what interested me most and what I strongly agreed with. Most of the rest remains on my cutting room floor! /---------------------------/ Plato's Ca Alan G. Sep 19, 2011 4:26 AM
Meetup details changed: Free Speech vs. Responsible Speech. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/PlatosCa­ve/events/24583181/ When : Sunday, September 18,[masked]:00 PM Steve Sep 1, 2011 10:55 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] Are women better at math? Math puzzle - Sorry about that Steve. I did not see a place to write the answer and therefore I send via 'reply'. dk Sent from my iPhone[masked] On Aug 1, 2011, at 5:32 AM, "Steve S. user 4. Aug 1, 2011 7:31 AM
Re: Re: [philosophy-173] Are women better at math? Math puzzle - Deen - making your answer public was not so nice, nor smart... Steve S. Aug 1, 2011 5:32 AM
Re: [philosophy-173] Are women better at math? Math puzzle - 74 658 Dr. Deen D Khandelwal 8610 Vest user 4. Jul 31, 2011 4:14 PM
Are women better at math? Math puzzle - Envie Jul 31, 2011 10:50 AM
Re: [philosophy-173] Sunday's meetup & Wednesday evening - Alan G. Dec 18, 2010 7:41 PM
RE: [philosophy-173] Sunday's meetup & Wednesday evening - Swami Dec 18, 2010 1:08 PM
Sunday's meetup & Wednesday evening - It's raining. If all your plans for Saturday have been wiped out with the rain (like mine), stay home and prepare for tomorrow's discussion by reading the new document that I just posted in the files section. In the document are a number of views about m Steve Dec 18, 2010 10:51 AM
New Meetup: Navigating the Moral Landscape - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What : Navigating the Moral Landscape When : Sunday, December 19, Steve Dec 3, 2010 9:18 PM
New Meetup: The Spell of Plato - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What : The Spell of Plato When : Sunday, November 21,[masked]:00 PM Steve Nov 3, 2010 12:53 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] New Meetup: Eastern Philosophies of Compassion & Non-violence - Sorry, last minute family emergency....hate to miss this one! ��Hope there is time to let the next person on the list attend! cyan aura, Terri On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 11:19 PM, Steve < Terri M. Oct 17, 2010 12:02 PM
Do you consider Islam to be a religion of peace? - Philosophers, I want to thank those members who have courteously updated their RSVPs in time to allow members on the waiting list to participate in our discussion in a week from this Sunday (Oct. 17). At the suggestion of several members, I hav Steve Oct 8, 2010 10:44 PM
New Meetup: Eastern Philosophies of Compassion & Non-violence - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What : Eastern Philosophies of Compassion & Non-violence When : Sunday, Steve Sep 30, 2010 11:19 PM
New Meetup: Live Long & Prosper: Utopian philosophy from Plato to Star Trek - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What : Live Long & Prosper: Utopian philosophy from Plato to Star Trek Whe Steve Aug 19, 2010 11:11 AM
New Meetup: Finding Philosophy in Science Fiction II - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What : Finding Philosophy in Science Fiction II When : Sunday, August 15, 2 Steve Jul 23, 2010 3:20 PM
New Meetup: Philosophy of Scientific Revolutions - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Philosophy of Scientific Revolutions When: Sunday, July 18,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fairbanks Avenue Steve Jul 3, 2010 5:09 PM
New Meetup: Karl Popper: All Life Is Problem Solving - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Karl Popper: All Life Is Problem Solving When: Sunday, June 27,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fairbanks Avenue Steve May 24, 2010 12:12 PM
New Meetup: David Hume - Naturalistic Philosophy II - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: David Hume - Naturalistic Philosophy II When: Sunday, May 16,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fairbanks Avenue Steve Apr 28, 2010 10:41 AM
Re: Nonviolence in Sociocratic Organizations? was Re: [sociocracy] SCN 1001 & 500 in English - Preview not available Greg Apr 20, 2010 4:13 PM
Nonviolence in Sociocratic Organizations? was Re: [sociocracy] SCN 1001 & 500 in English - Preview not available Greg Apr 20, 2010 1:37 PM
Fwd: [sociocracy] governance and values - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: < [address removed] > Date: Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 8:02 AM Subject: [socioc Greg Apr 5, 2010 1:09 PM
Recommended reading (Dale) - Philosophers, Our April 18th topic was suggested by Dale, Plato's Cave assistant organizer. Dale will moderate our upcoming discussion and he has suggested that members check out the articles just posted in the files sections consist Steve Mar 22, 2010 1:21 PM
RE: [philosophy-173] Re: Request for Info @ Meetup: Philosophy and the Singularity - Steve Mar 11, 2010 11:40 AM
Re: Request for Info @ Meetup: Philosophy and the Singularity - Steve, Instead of sending this to you, I have addressed this email to the group mailing list in hopes that others will contribute to our discussion. After reviewing my first email about it I can see that I may not be making what I'm aski Greg Mar 11, 2010 9:48 AM
Request for Info @ Meetup: Philosophy and the Singularity - Steve, At yesterday's Meetup: Philosophy and the Singularity I made a request t Greg Mar 9, 2010 11:46 AM
Philosophy and Just War - New Meetup: Philosophy and Just War "It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of war that can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on." -S Steve Mar 9, 2010 1:20 AM
Carpool? to Flagler County AU Event with Journalist and Author Pierre Tristam - Would anyone be interested in carpooling to this? Best Regards Greg Pettengill [masked] Land Line Greg Mar 8, 2010 12:48 PM
Virtual Plato's Cave - Dear Fellow Philosophical Spelunkers, Steve and I have been discussing the possibilities of expanding Plato's Cave.?? One idea is to have "virtual" participants.?? This could be don Greg Feb 21, 2010 11:55 AM
New Meetup: Philosophy and the Singularity - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Philosophy and the Singularity When: Sunday, March 7,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fairbanks Avenue Winte Steve Feb 17, 2010 12:12 AM
RSVPs for tomorrow's meeting - Philosophers, I am looking forward to what promises to be a very interesting discussion tomorrow on "Civilization and Its Discontents". Many thanks to Dale, my assistant organizer, for suggesting such a fascinating subject. Steve Feb 6, 2010 9:31 AM
New Meetup: Civilization and Its Discontents - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Civilization and Its Discontents When: Sunday, February 7,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fairbanks Avenue Steve Jan 7, 2010 8:43 PM
Followup on Emerson - If you found reading Emerson in the raw difficult, go to our Plato's Cave files sections and read: Philosophy-Ralph Waldo Emerson-2 -Steve Steve Jan 3, 2010 6:12 PM
Fw: Memoir Writing - Jan. 20 online - user 5. Dec 15, 2009 7:57 PM
New Meetup: Plato's Cave Holiday Luncheon - featuring jokes & stories - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Plato's Cave Holiday Luncheon - featuring jokes & stories When: December 6,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fa Steve Dec 1, 2009 11:43 PM
Meetup details changed: Emerson's Philosophy of Self-Reliance and Transcendentalism - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/PlatosCa­ve/calendar/11987759/ When: January 3,[masked]:00 PM Steve Dec 1, 2009 11:33 PM
New Meetup: Emerson's Philosophy of Self-Reliance and Transcendentalism - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Emerson's Philosophy of Self-Reliance and Transcendentalism When: December 6,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fair Steve Dec 1, 2009 12:40 AM
Celebrating Swami's Return - Sorry I'm late getting this out to everyone, but it has also been on the message board for a week. This message is from Swami: ----- Hey Steve, I put this up on the Message Board, but not sure many members will actually se Steve Nov 13, 2009 3:24 PM
New Meetup: Philosopher William James: The Pragmatic Method - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Philosopher William James: The Pragmatic Method When: November 22,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fairbanks Avenu Steve Oct 12, 2009 6:25 PM
New Documents for Sunday's Meeting - Greetings Philosophers, I hope that those who have made reservations for this Sunday's Plato's Cave meeting are preparing for our dialog. Please note that I have placed three new documents in our files sections that I think you will find very i Steve Sep 22, 2009 7:35 PM
New audio files posted on Artificial Intelligence - Fellow Philosophers, I posted 3 consecutive audio files (mp3 format) in our files section of an interview with engineer-scientist-philosopher­-professor, Bart Kosko, on the subject of ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. The first and third segments are abo Steve Sep 4, 2009 3:17 PM
New Meetup: Artificial Intelligence: The Measure Of A Man - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Artificial Intelligence: The Measure Of A Man When: September 27,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fairbanks Steve Sep 3, 2009 12:04 AM
Re: [philosophy-173] Reading for the August meeting - Steve, Thanks for posting these references.?? They sure help in getting us on the "same page".? Although I don't understand why you say that the issue of "Mind Transfer" "may be only marginally relevant to our neurophil Greg Aug 8, 2009 12:39 PM
Reading for the August meeting - Greetings Philosophers, I have uploaded two documents to our Plato's Cave files section that are relevant to our upcoming August discussion. The first one is an overview of a Neurophilosophy course taught by German Professor Bernhard Lauth. Mos Steve Aug 6, 2009 6:40 PM
Plato's Cave August Meeting - Neuro-Philosophy & Free Will Freewill (Song by RUSH) There are those who think that life is nothing left to chance A host of holy horrors to direct our aimless dance. A pla Steve Aug 3, 2009 1:59 PM
RE: [philosophy-173] New Meetup: The Map Is Not The Territory - user 5. Jul 8, 2009 7:05 PM
RE: [philosophy-173] New Meetup: The Map Is Not The Territory - Preview not available Jo Jul 8, 2009 4:11 PM
New Meetup: The Map Is Not The Territory - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: The Map Is Not The Territory When: July 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Austins Coffee 929 West Fairbanks Avenue Winter Park, FL Steve Jul 8, 2009 3:29 PM
General Semantics Defined - Dear Platoian Troglodytes, For a definition of General Semantics you can refer to a video clip of Bob Pula Greg Jul 7, 2009 12:08 AM
Upcoming Meetings - Greetings Cave philosophers , I want to let you know about a couple of exciting Plato?s Cave meetings that are coming up. Our July and August meetings will draw on some of the same philosophical concepts that we have studied in our most r Steve Jul 2, 2009 6:19 PM
RE: [philosophy-173] Immanuel Kant the easy way - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } Thanks for sharing. I'm going to check them out this week. user 9. Jun 16, 2009 5:24 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] Immanuel Kant the easy way - Mike Jun 16, 2009 3:51 PM
Immanuel Kant the easy way - Greetings Fellow Philosopher's, Are you telling yourself that you just Kant read this stuff? Turn off the TV and try watching or listening to some of these sites (but keep a note pad handy): This one is short but pro Steve Jun 16, 2009 3:39 PM
Margie's question . . . - Greetings Fellow Philosophers, I almost overlooked Margie's question about our upcoming meeting on Kant which she posted along with her RSVP: MARGIE ASKS: "Are we doing the prolegomena, joining rationists and empiricist or ethic Steve Jun 11, 2009 12:57 AM
New Meetup: Emmanuel Kant's Transcendental Idealism - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Emmanuel Kant's Transcendental Idealism When: June 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Descripti Steve May 26, 2009 9:25 PM
New file: The Debate Over God's Existence - A new file has been uploaded to the Plato's Cave files section. The Debate Over God's Existence Michael Dowd explores the absurdity of debating the reality of life. . . . This is not theological rocket science. Theists a Steve May 8, 2009 6:07 PM
New Meetup: I Don't Believe in Atheists - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: I Don't Believe in Atheists When: May 24,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: I DON'T B Steve May 5, 2009 11:14 PM
New Meetup: Evolutionary Ethics - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Evolutionary Ethics When: April 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Evolutionary Et Steve Apr 4, 2009 1:14 AM
Reading for "Cogito ergo sum" - Dear fellow philosophers, By now, if you didn't already know, I hope that you figured out that "cogito ero sum" are the great mathematician and philosopher Rene Descartes' famous words which translate "I think therefore I am" Steve Mar 20, 2009 12:47 PM
New Meetup: Philosophy of Science - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Philosophy of Science When: February 22,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Phillosoph Steve Feb 11, 2009 2:51 PM
Plato's Cave: 2009 - Happy New Year to all Plato?s Cave philosophers, And good riddance to ol? 2008, a year than many of us may remember as very forgettable. But one thing that I don?t want to forget is the many enjoyable discussions in which I have participat Steve Dec 31, 2008 6:16 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] New Meetup: Holiday Luncheon - Preview not available Greg Dec 14, 2008 11:52 PM
RE: [philosophy-173] New Meetup: Holiday Luncheon - Preview not available Jo Dec 11, 2008 10:58 AM
Re: [philosophy-173] New Meetup: Holiday Luncheon - Preview not available Greg Dec 10, 2008 9:16 PM
RE: [philosophy-173] New Meetup: Holiday Luncheon - Preview not available Jo Dec 10, 2008 8:52 PM
New Meetup: Holiday Luncheon - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Holiday Luncheon When: December 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Happy holidays Steve Dec 10, 2008 11:00 AM
Address Change - Dear Friends and Colleagues, George Nov 16, 2008 1:54 PM
New Meetup: Political Philosophy - Right Wing vs Left Wing - Announcing a new Meetup for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Political Philosophy - Right Wing vs Left Wing When: October 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Steve Oct 13, 2008 12:03 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] Re: Are there no Atheists in the Military? - where did you serve when you were in the gestap-- I mean... uh... the armed services... --- On Fri, 9/12/08, Rachel wrote: > From: Rachel > Subject: Re: [philosophy-173] Re: Are there no Atheists in t Leonardo V. Sep 12, 2008 12:29 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] Re: Are there no Atheists in the Military? - Regardless of personal religion, we are fighting a war in a religious nation. It is important to teach everyone who is involved how to handle that situation. You can't grasp the concept until you actually have spent time in a religious nation. It's user 7. Sep 12, 2008 11:59 AM
Re: [atheists-36] Re: Are there no Atheists in the Military? - Sean, I think that you are probably correct in so far as the Officers are concerned, but I wonder if it holds true for the enlisted personnel? Best Regards Greg Greg Sep 11, 2008 10:25 PM
Re: Are there no Atheists in the Military? - If you did not catch it on the Newshour tonight, please listen to the Podcast of an article, Greg Sep 11, 2008 9:47 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] The Art of Human Relations - Dear More, In writing our "Ten Commandments" Greg Aug 30, 2008 3:32 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] The Art of Human Relations - Being in management I found the ten simple rules to be right on when dealing with interpersonal issues in the workplace! I actually use a few of the techniques mentioned in the ten simple rules to solve the issues that arise at w user 4. Aug 29, 2008 12:18 PM
The Art of Human Relations - Hi everyone: The following is quoted from Words, Meanings, and People , ISBN[masked], written by Dr. Sanford I. Berman, and published through the I Terri M. Aug 20, 2008 9:51 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] Plato's Republic - user 5. Aug 12, 2008 4:45 PM
Plato's Republic - For those who plan to attend our August Plato's Cave meeting, you may find the story about the "Ring of Gyges" in book II of Plato's Republic. I'm sure that there are multiple copies in the library, but if you don't mind reading on line, the ent Steve Aug 12, 2008 2:10 PM
New Event: The Future of Plato's Cave - Announcing a new event for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: The Future of Plato's Cave When: Sunday, February 10, 1:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Event Description: Hel Jo Jan 25, 2008 6:04 PM
RE: [philosophy-173] Event details changed: Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy December Meetup - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Hello Bob - Just to clarify - there are three Plato's Cave "meet Jo Nov 28, 2007 12:55 AM
Re: [philosophy-173] Event details changed: Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy December Meetup - user 4. Nov 27, 2007 8:30 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] Event details changed: Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy December Meetup - user 4. Nov 27, 2007 8:29 PM
New Event: Plato's Cave Solstice Celebration - Announcing a new event for Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy Meetup Group! What: Plato's Cave Solstice Celebration When: Friday, December 21, 8:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Event Descriptio Jo Nov 27, 2007 5:48 PM
Event details changed: Plato's Cave - The Orlando Philosophy December Meetup - I've updated this event. For more details, see the full listing: http://philosophy.meetup.com/1­73/calendar/6765126/ When: Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 2:00 PM Where: Aus Jo Nov 27, 2007 3:35 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] New member - Linda, Your guess is as good as mine, I have been trying to make it to one of these meetings as long as I know... but still have not been there yet. Please , please let me know if you find out ... hopefully I might squ Daniela Oct 10, 2007 2:01 PM
New member - I'm a new member who plans to attend my first meeting on Oct. 28. I had a few general questions: How long are the meetings? Are they formal, or do people just come and go as they can? Do we eat/drink? How many usually attend? Can I bring a friend? Linda Oct 10, 2007 10:40 AM
RE: [philosophy-173] introductions - user 1. Aug 15, 2007 10:57 PM
introductions - Hi, I just joined the group. I received my B.A. in Philosophy from UCF in 1995. I taught public school for about ten years and now I am at Valencia. Just wanted to say hello. user 1. Aug 15, 2007 2:22 PM
Communication - Hello all: As I really don't like to bombard people with emails, I've reinstated the message board. I'll be posting there from time to time, so please check it periodically and provide feedback whenever you have a chance. Thanks! Jo Aug 14, 2007 9:22 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] Hello Jo!:) - Hey swami, I was just curious , how are you able to do this financially, because you are living my true dream, just if I was traveling I would like to stop along the ways and help as many people as possibile whether through advice, build a well f Daniela Aug 8, 2007 6:04 PM
Re: [philosophy-173] Hello Jo!:) - Way to go. That sounds awesome! Andy > > From: Swami > Date: 2007/08/07 Tue PM 06:05:36 EST > To: [address removed] > Subject: [philosophy-173] Hello Jo!:) > > We'll, as u may recall, I've been out traveling the world user 3. Aug 8, 2007 7:10 AM

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