Re: [philosophy-211] December meeting

From: Brian N.
Sent on: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 2:35 PM
How would Wed. December 12th or Wed. December 19th,
7pm at Cosi be?

Also, for those who attended last night's meetup (or
anyone else who might be interested), the text by
Richard Rorty "Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity", is
an accessible book outlining his thought.  Also, you
may want to read his introduction to his work
"Consequences of Pragmatism" available at:


Generally, is a great internet resource
for Philosophy regardless of political or
philosophical orientation.



--- William Sternman <[address removed]> wrote:

> Since Greg will be in India in December and we all
> agreed that we didn't want to meet on Christmas eve,
> is anyone interested in meeting on another day next
> month? 
> I'm interested. It doesn't have to be on a Monday.
> All the best. Bill 
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