Think about it... a group devoted to intellectual discourse, philosophical inquiry, self-improvement through education, and community improvement through communication.
think. strives to be such a group.
We will meet weekly on the following thematic cycle
First Wednesday: Science Night
Second Wednesday: Philosophy Night
Third Wednesday: Pushing the Envelope Night
Fourth Wednesday: Book Club Night
for in-depth discussions of prepared topics.
think.ers will be encouraged to consider and practice The Eight-fold Path of Discourse
- Keep an Open Mind
- Remain Calm
- Pursue Understanding
- Ask Questions
- Elucidate Assumptions
- Emphasize Relevance
- Employ Precise Language
- Think about Everything
to maximize achievement of the Four Noble Values.
Please join us for evenings of thoughtful conversation, entertaining edification, and friendly camaraderie!
promoting open-minded inquiry; fostering fruitful discussion
Feb 19, 2014 · 7:00 PM
Can Human Beings Understand the Universe?
NOTICE THE DATE. There is no meeting on Feb 12th, this is for February 19th.
On the one hand, we have the skeptical arguments to the effect that "we ought not claim to... Learn more
Feb 5, 2014 · 7:00 PM
Molyneux's Problem: Brains, Minds, Synesthesia & Experimental Philosophy
"Suppose a man born blind, and now adult, and taught by his touch to distinguish between a cube and a sphere of the same metal, and nighly of the same bigness, so as to... Learn more
Jan 29, 2014 · 7:00 PM
Trolleyology & Moral Reasoning - Joshua Greene's Moral Tribes
This week we will discuss the influential thought experiment which has come to be known as "The Trolley Problem"
and... Learn more
Jan 22, 2014 · 7:00 PM
PtE: Transhumanism, AI, Nanotech, & Space Travel
This week we will have a lively discussion of some of the topics which fall under the title of "Transhumanism", including:
Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology,... Learn more
Jan 15, 2014 · 7:00 PM
Criticizing "Critical Thinking"
Last week we examined a few of the positives of "Critical Thinking", attempting to define it and share a few of our favorite tools. Most basically, we were viewing... Learn more