A group for people who enjoy thinking about the nature of everything and believe that questions are more important than answers. For those that like to listen, to converse without judgement and to challenge their own beliefs and ideas. Fun, wit and humour also very welcome! This is a new group and we would love to meet anyone with any level of interest in philosophy. We plan to have monthly meetings at informal venues around Southend; with conversation topics decided upon at the time. Please let us know if you have ideas about venues or topics. We look forward to meeting you!

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Recent Meetups

  • June 15 · 8:00 PM

    Language, Truth and Logic

    9 Thinkers | 4.50

    Hi everyone, I hope you've all recovered from our last meeting on Emotions. As the group may be living on borrowed time, I thought I would be a bit more ambitious and... Learn more
  • May 26 · 8:00 PM

    Emotions

    14 Thinkers | 4.50

    What is an emotion? The philosopher and psychologist, William James, asked this question in 1884. What is the difference between an emotion, a feeling and a mood? Are... Learn more
  • March 3 · 7:00 PM

    lets meetup and discuss the origins of mankinds unhappiness, sorrow,violence,

    7 Thinkers

    i would like to chair a meeting into all the causes of mankinds woes,to see if we can brinng about true insight and discover a common factor into mankinds suffering, the... Learn more
  • December 18, 2014 · 8:00 PM

    Christmas!

    7 Thinkers | 5.00

    What is the philosophical significance of Christmas?  Does the idea of God coming to earth as a baby make any sense?  Why is Christmas so incredibly popular?  And what... Learn more
  • November 24, 2014 · 8:00 PM

    Sci-Fi

    7 Thinkers | 5.00

    Time-travel, cloning, visits from aliens, artificial intelligence - exciting ideas from many a sci-fi novel, TV show or film.  What are their philosophical implications... Learn more
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  • Mark W founded Southend Philosophy Group

    on July 19

 
Founded Jul 19, 2012

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