We chat about philosophy, asking questions of all shapes and sizes, while laughing, drinking beer and happily escaping the daily grind (without the pretension, doom and gloom often confused with philosophizing).

The idea behind the Socrates Café is that we learn more when we question and question with others. We meet in a public place, the conversations are open to anyone who wishes to attend, and uses an informal flavor of the Socratic method to discuss a the philosophical questions.

We're a friendly bunch - the only requirement is curiosity. You should come expecting to hear new ideas including ones that challenge your own. If you're more interested in pontificating than listening this isn't the gathering for you.

Socrates cafe is based on a book by author Christopher Phillips, then a freelance writer asked himself what he could do that would in some modest way further the deeds of those noble souls who had come before him, especially Socrates who emphasized conversations between ordinary folks.

There are no prerequisites, and no reading or other preparation is required. You are invited. Bring a question that has been on your mind to discuss if you like.

 

 

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