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Meet locals intrigued by philosophy and its impact on our understanding of life, the universe and everything! The usual format is a dinner at a restaurant in the city, with a limited number of people to enjoy conversation and intellectual give and take. The idea is that good conversation requires small crowds, and is helped by good food and wine, just like in the original Symposium by Plato. No technical background in philosophy required, just a love of wisdom! The Dinner and Philosophy meetup is a member of the Reasonable New York coalition.

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Welcome, New York Lovers of Wisdom!

  • 6 days ago · 3:00 PM

    Dying Every Day I

    29 Lovers of Wisdom | 5.00

    [Cross-posted from NYC Stoics] Nero and Seneca (Eduardo Barrón, 1904) Stoicism is a philosophy for living. But how well can it actually be lived with wealth, power,... Learn more
  • January 11 · 7:00 PM

    Philosophy of humor

    12 Lovers of Wisdom | 5.00

    There are many similarities between philosophical arguments and humor. And indeed there is an entire book explaining all philosophy just by way of jokes. But what makes... Learn more
  • Dec 19, 2015 · 2:30 PM

    What Would A Modern Stoic Do?

    11 Lovers of Wisdom | 5.00

    [Cross-posted from NYC Stoics] Our theme for 2015 has been "modern Stoicism." We covered William Irvine's practical take on how to live a modern Stoic life, Lawrence... Learn more
  • Dec 14, 2015 · 7:00 PM

    The philosophy of privacy

    12 Lovers of Wisdom | 5.00

    The philosophy of privacy: does surveillance reduces us to objects? Or does it make us morally better? Using the internet can be seen as a trade-off: privacy for freedom... Learn more
  • Nov 22, 2015 · 3:00 PM

    A New Stoicism: Finale

    11 Lovers of Wisdom | 5.00

    [Cross-posted from NYC Stoics] At the last meetup, we ended with Becker's version of the oikeiosis argument. Its purpose was to show that Stoic doctrines, partially... Learn more
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  • Massimo founded Dinner & Philosophy

    on January 3

 
Founded Jan 3, 2007

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