What we're about
"Philosophy is not a theory but an activity."
— from "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus", Wittgenstein
Discourse cheers us to companionable
reflection. Such reflection neither
parades polemical opinions nor does it
tolerate complaisant agreement. The sail
of thinking keeps trimmed hard to the
wind of the matter.
— from "On the Experience of Thinking", Heidegger
Welcome to the Toronto Philosophy Meetup! We're a grassroots community for people interested in philosophy, whether entirely new to the subject or more advanced. We hold discussions and other events on a broad range of topics and perspectives in philosophy, utilizing an array of materials (e.g. philosophical writings, for the most part, but also art, history, law, science, theology, literature, ethnographies, film, and whatever else seems good.)
This is a group open to members to organize their own philosophy-related discussions.
Join us at an event soon for friendship, cooperative discourse, and mental exercise!
Feel free to propose meetup topics (you can do this on the Message Boards), and please contact the organizers if you would like to host an event yourself, or organize events in Toronto on a regular basis.
See here (http://www.meetup.com/The-Toronto-Philosophy-Meetup/pages/20785350/Philosophy_Resources_on_the_Internet/)for an extensive list of podcasts and resources on the internet about philosophy.
See here (https://www.meetup.com/The-Toronto-Philosophy-Meetup/pages/23817045/Code_of_Conduct_for_the_Toronto_Philosophy_Meetup/)for the standards of conduct that our members are expected to abide by. Members should also familiarize themselves with Meetup's Terms of Service Agreement, especially the section on Usage and Content Policies (https://help.meetup.com/hc/en-us/articles/360002897532-Usage-and-Content-Policies-Rules-for-Using-Meetup).
Other philosophy groups to check out in the Toronto area:
1. Beer and Philosophy Night - https://www.meetup.com/Beer-and-Philosophy-Night/
2. Philosciety - https://www.meetup.com/Philosciety/
3. The Centre for Human Success - https://www.meetup.com/The-Centre-for-Human-Success-Toronto-Meetup/
4. Meaningful Discussions - https://www.meetup.com/meaningfuldiscussions-toronto/