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About our meetup - Hello all, As those who attended or have read the comments concerning "Kinds of Truth" can attest, we experienced some difficulties during our last meeting. The spirit of friendly dialog was fitful. In the comments, some suggested that we shoul Chris G. Apr 17, 2017 10:11 AM
Daylight savings time! - started today Chris G. Mar 12, 2017 8:26 AM
Plato's Republic - close reading - If you are interested in engaging in a close reading of Plato's "The Republic", join Veronica and Paul on Tuesdays, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Counter Culture café.  For further information contact Veroni Chris G. Jan 11, 2017 1:29 PM
Mira Fong's "Animal Rights - A Critical Ethics" - In connection with the upcoming Engaging People in Moral Discussions , I highly recommend the article Animal Rights - Chris G. Jan 2, 2017 12:50 PM
Somos Un Pueblo Unido pro-sanctuary rally Dec 14th 4pm in front of city hall - From Veronica: Somos Un Pueblo Unido is holding a pro-sanctuary rally on Wednesday, December 14th at 4:00 PM Chris G. Dec 12, 2016 6:51 AM
Re: [philosophy-SF] Trump Era summary and links - As I promised at the 12/4/16 post Trump discussion I am attaching an e-book copy of my recently published book "The Genius Club: Rob R. Dec 8, 2016 9:55 AM
Re: [philosophy-SF] Trump Era summary and links - Thanks to both of you! Vero Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android veronica s. Dec 6, 2016 6:26 PM
Trump Era summary and links - Here's material  from the Trump Era meetup (12/4/16): Summary Links Chris G. Dec 6, 2016 4:41 PM
Reading for "Universalism v. Cultural Relativism" - A reading has been added:   What is Cultural Imperialism? Also, to be clear, the links in the Chris G. Sep 28, 2016 12:10 PM
Play about Nietzsche in town - "All Too Human" by Rosemary Zibart is  playing here in Santa Fe through October 2nd. Here is the poster , with details.  It concerns an episode involving Nietzsche, Chris G. Sep 19, 2016 10:15 AM
Meetup payment system - I have received complaints about the meetup payment system, both about failures in processing payments, and about hostile messages. Meetup conveys the attitude of a collection agency. It seems to  regard itself as the authority that decides who is and Chris G. Sep 8, 2016 12:37 PM
Coffee and Conversation at 1pm, not 2pm (Body 4/17) - I promised to change this but forgot to until just now. Chris G. Apr 15, 2016 9:44 AM
PS re physics expertise in the Science Meetup - And the expertise in question is emphatically not mine! Chris G. Mar 26, 2016 12:49 PM
Tomorrow's "Science Questions and Answers" meetup - Let me note that physics will be pretty well covered, with respect expertise among attendees. Chris G. Mar 26, 2016 12:31 PM
My intro page from yesterday's meetup on the philsophy of mathematics is now online - At­platonism_intro.html Chris G. Feb 15, 2016 4:01 PM
readings posted for upcoming meetup - I have posted the readings for the Philosophy of Mathematics .  -Chris Chris G. Jan 19, 2016 12:16 PM
Whoops: end time for Coffee and Conversation = 3pm not 4pm (nt) - No text (nt) Chris G. Jan 11, 2016 11:48 AM
Coffee and Conversation (next on Jan 17th at Body) will be at 1pm , moved from 2pm - This change was made because Body's now closes at 3pm. --Chris Chris G. Jan 11, 2016 10:50 AM
Meetup details changed: What Qualifies a Country or a Civilization as "Good" - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Philosophers/events/226037385/­ When : Sunday, Novem Bruce S. Nov 4, 2015 1:56 PM
Dues - Note: this email was supposed to go out before, not after, meetup's own message about dues. My fault! Sorry! --Chris Goad Greetings from SFPhilSoc. We have established  annual dues Chris G. Jul 20, 2015 10:35 AM
Location for "Coffee and Conversation" on April 19 is Body, not Epazote - For a brief period, the meetup site announced the location for the upcoming "Coffee and Conversation" as Epazote. This was a mistake, which is now corrected to  Body (the usual place). Chris G. Apr 15, 2015 8:47 AM
Next Month - We have no topic at present for next month, so if you would like to present on a topic, please contact Chris Goad and/or me (Veronica). Eventually we will have a meeting date with no presenter lined up. For this eventuality, we are asking you t Bruce S. Mar 8, 2015 5:06 PM
February meetup. - Hi all, Robert Wall has agreed to give us a presentation on Heidegger's "The question concerning technology" at our February 8th meetup. This replaces the topic "5 big questions", which for a few days had been the plan, chosen as backstop for l Chris G. Jan 15, 2015 9:06 AM
RE: [philosophy-SF] Facilitation for 5 Big Questions - Might we be living a myth of separation of church and state; consider Nietzsche's strong warine maria b. Jan 13, 2015 11:59 PM
Facilitation for 5 Big Questions -   For one reason and another, Chris would rather begin as facilitator at the February meeting. I'll facilitate the Questions meeting. One of the questions I'll be suggesting is: Is there approximately 1 set of cultural conditio Bruce S. Jan 13, 2015 1:50 PM
Re: [philosophy-SF] Big Questions and a Facilitator Change - Irrepressible opinions are better than hard line facts! Sent from my iPhone On Jan 12, 2015, at 4:20 PM, Bruce Swanton < Pamela Jan 13, 2015 8:12 AM
Big Questions and a Facilitator Change - Big Questions If there are Big Questions you would like us to discuss, please email from 1 to 3 questions to me at [address removed].  If we get more than 5 suggestions, including the 2 or 3 I will be suggesting, we'll use the Meet Bruce S. Jan 12, 2015 4:20 PM
News Page. - Hi all,   I've added a page for general news, links, and comments about our meetup. Any of you can edit it. Here is the url:­Philosophers/p Chris G. Nov 22, 2014 9:04 AM
Meet NASA's John Mather - Mim would like to invite anyone interested to come to her house next Sunday, Oct 26, between 2 - 5 pm to meet and chat with her friend John Mather . John's a Nobel laureate in physics and author Bruce S. Oct 20, 2014 11:45 AM
Santa Fe Institute free talk: Is Time Travel Possible? - Ruth noticed this upcoming event at the James Little Theater on  Wednesday, July 16 • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM. You can find full information at: mailto:?subject=Is%20Time%20Tr­avel%20Possible%3F%20Testing%2­0the%20%E2%80%98Grand Bruce S. Jun 26, 2014 4:16 PM
Location of the Epicuris Discussion - Just a reminder that we are meeting at the Santa Fe Public Library, not at Mim's this week. The meeting room is upstairs. Just walk up the staircase and you'll find the meeting room door in front of you a little to the right.   Bruce S. Jun 6, 2014 8:49 AM
Unitarian Church Event Tuesday Next - Michael Dowd is presenting his TED talk, "The future is calling us to greatness." The talk runs from 7:00 to 8:45: The Future Is Calling Us to Greatness: Coming Home to Reality, with Bruce S. May 11, 2014 8:48 PM
May Topic - I'm back in town after a great two weeks in Northern California. Wish you could have been there. So great to leave SF with snow falling and arrive in Davis to the smells of roses and citrus in the air. So we thought we might have a May 11 topic Bruce S. Apr 22, 2014 7:54 PM
Jean Baudrillard - Greetings all Since I am going to be out of town April 13, I will miss David Brown's presentation on  Jean Baudrillard.  So I invited David out to dinner and we reviewed his presentation. Fascinating.  I think Jean B is one of the most Bruce S. Mar 25, 2014 2:52 PM
Daylight savings - Remember that daylight savings time starts on Sunday morning at 2 AM so we will be losing an hour. We're springing forward which means the philosophy club meeting in the Library's upstairs conference room will be an hour earlier. Not really, but you know Bruce S. Mar 5, 2014 11:38 AM
Representation, Intentionality, and the Structure of Consciousness -   I thought Chris' paper for his presentation had been available for the past two weeks, and maybe it has been. In any case it is available now. There are apparently some strange facets of the Meetup software that I am still in the pro Bruce S. Feb 8, 2014 9:13 AM
Chris Goad's Presentation Paper - Chris' paper is now available online. If the internal links in the paper do not work, they have been provided at the bottom of the presentation description on our webpage. Bruce S. Jan 28, 2014 11:57 AM
Representation, Intentionality, and the Structure of Consciousness - Chris' discussion paper for our February 9 meeting has been posted; however, the internal links to additional readings do not yet work. I'm in progress towards fixing this. You can read Chris' paper now; the internal links will work by tomorrow. Bruce S. Jan 28, 2014 10:16 AM
Coffee and Conversation - I've posted on our calendar a note about Coffee and Conversation: Every 3rd Sunday of the month (that is, the Sunday following the discussion meeting) whoever wants to talk about the previous week's discussion (or anything else that interes Bruce S. Jan 14, 2014 3:05 PM
Meetup location details added: Arguments Against Free Will - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­Philosophers/events/157316022/­ When : Sunday, Janua Bruce S. Jan 6, 2014 2:51 PM
Next Meeting -   I'm going to re-present my argument against free will, which I presented in March of 2012. The discussion will be framed by a four-page paper and one or two supporting documents. Anyone who would like to propose free-will-related doc Bruce S. Nov 25, 2013 3:38 PM
Hiatus? - Greetings Philosophers Enjoying this rainy weather? It calms me down and gives me the OK to laze on the couch. Now, if it were only cold enough to have a fire... It's the end of week 1 after the last meeting (from which I learned a lot Bruce S. Nov 16, 2013 11:50 AM
Suggestions for Upcoming Discussions -   Philosophy Society Members You will notice that so far we have no upcoming topic. If you have an idea for a presentation, please let me know. I have an idea for next month, but would rather hear from you.   Bruce Swa Bruce S. Nov 14, 2013 12:45 PM
Re: [philosophy-SF] telepathy, - p { margin: 0; } Hi Bruce, Interesting bit. I see no mention of "telepathy" ho Chris M. Aug 28, 2013 2:44 PM
telepathy, - At our last meeting (materialism vs dualism, etc), I described work going on at several universities around the world on using fMRI t o read minds. In various experiments, researchers were able to identify from f MRI scans of human brains which pi Bruce S. Aug 28, 2013 12:36 PM
New Podcast: Philosophize This -   Hello A new podcast has just been started  by a young guy named Steve West. Only five installments so far, and I've listened to them all. If you do podcasts, you can find info on this one at  Bruce S. Jul 25, 2013 4:26 PM
Re: [philosophy-SF] New Organizer - Danny Have you been to any real Socrates Cafe meetings? We had one in Santa Fe, but it was just horribly off the mark. The facilitator seemed to have no clue what the point was and she basically dominated everyth Bruce S. Jul 23, 2013 4:56 PM
Re: [philosophy-SF] New Organizer - Hi Bruce, Good luck guiding the philosophy group. I wish you the best. Yes, cafe type meetings are nice.&nb James Daniel M. Jul 22, 2013 6:10 PM
Re: [philosophy-SF] New Organizer - THANKS for being willing to take over as Organizer! We all appreciate it! Again, I'm glad to host, but if I did so, would Mim Jul 22, 2013 3:36 PM
New Organizer - I've agreed to serve as as the Organizer of the Philosophical Society. I'll just do my best to keep the meetings interesting and various. Any suggestions you have would be appreciated. In talking with Maureen about her experience with organizin Bruce S. Jul 22, 2013 2:50 PM
Sponsor the Web Site Fees - Good morning fellow Philosophers, It is again time to pay the $75 for the Meet-Up subscription required every 6 months. I have sponsored this twice and another member has sponsored this once. If you enjoy coming to the meetings and the convenie Maureen M. Apr 26, 2013 10:59 AM
Article on sociopaths - Here is a neat mainstream article on sociopathic behavior found in children:­/13/magazine/can-you-call-a-9-­year-old-a-psychopath.html?pag­ewanted=all&_r=0 **************************** Greg Sonnenfeld Greg S Mar 10, 2013 5:11 PM
Hegal Readings for this Sunday! Lucky Bean at 2pm. - Join fellow philosophers to discuss: Hegel's Elements of the Philosophy of Right Sunday, December 9, 2012 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Maureen M. Dec 4, 2012 1:56 PM
Meeting times - Hi Santa Fe Philosophical Society,   A few weeks ago we opened a poll to asses how satisfied people were with the current meeting time and schedule.   The overwhelming majority or respondents liked 2pm-4pm every 2nd Su Maureen M. Sep 10, 2012 2:50 PM
Fwd: New Feature: Better conversations before & after the Meetup - Hi all, This new feature is worth looking at. When you "reply" to a comment on the discussion page or event pages, you are now replying directly to the comment. This creates a "thread". It means that we can talk about a lot of Maureen M. Aug 2, 2012 3:35 PM
When would you like to meet? - Hi philosophers, I've created three polls to reassess when we'd all like to meet. This is in response to the meeting yesterday. Please take the time to fill out the short polls on time, day, and when in the month. Then we'll co Maureen M. Jul 16, 2012 10:15 AM
Problems of Philosophy - here is a link to a downloaded copy of "Problems of philosophy".­s/5827 it may be useful for offline reading. **************************** Greg Sonnenfeld An h walks into a bar. The i ducks. Greg S Jul 12, 2012 4:12 PM
Re: [philosophy-SF] (no subject) - All messages will now be approved by organizers in an effort to reduce spam. If you need to send something to the group, expect a delay. Maureen On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 3:18 PM, Frances Salas < Maureen M. Jun 4, 2012 3:27 PM
(no subject) - How to Start Your Own Business Frances S. Jun 4, 2012 3:18 PM
May 13 @ 2PM at the ARK! - Hi Gang, I am looking forward to seeing some of you on Sunday, May 13th at 2PM at the Ark Bookstore here in Santa Fe at 133 Romero Street for our discussion of "Justice" as seen through the lens of legendary American Philosopher, John Rawls. Fo user 2. May 1, 2012 7:59 AM
Re: [philosophy-SF] (no subject) - It's a message designed to increase the number of backlinks ( ) so the site mentioned is ranked higher in search engines. The quote isn't designed to be offensive, it's just to confuse spam filters ( Jon B. Apr 16, 2012 10:28 AM
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(no subject) - Make Inc0me 0nIine with rev0Iuti0nary system Frances S. Apr 12, 2012 1:53 AM
RE: [philosophy-SF] 6 months and going strong! - Jivan M. Mar 12, 2012 4:40 PM
RE: [philosophy-SF] 6 months and going strong! - The need for love? Frances Salas Frances S. Mar 12, 2012 4:31 PM
6 months and going strong! - Dear members of the Santa Fe Philosophical Society, We just had our 7th reading group. Many of you joined us and kept on coming. The last six months have covered many topics: September:The Enchiridon by Epictetus presente Maureen M. Mar 12, 2012 1:59 PM
St. John's College Seminar on Charles Sanders Peirce and John - Hi Gang, excuse me for interupting your weekend. A few of us want to take a semiar at St. Jo user 2. Jan 14, 2012 5:03 PM
November Meetup - Hi everybody, There's been a change of plans. Daniel had to bow out due to personal reasons, so Quinn will be leading the November meetup. It will focus on John Searle's "Chinese Room Argument" against proponents of "Strong AI." user 1. Nov 5, 2011 8:45 PM
an interesting article - Good evening all, One way of discussing the existence of God that we did not get to in our last meetup is through negative theology. I'm attaching an interesting article from Reason Magazine along these lines which may be of interest to some here. Da Daniel Oct 18, 2011 10:00 PM
Philosophy podcasts from Univ of Oxford - There are several philosophy podcasts available from the University of Oxford which group members should find interesting. Here is the link to access them: http://www.philosophy. Gitana Jan 31, 2010 10:56 AM

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