Discussion Group

The Philosophy Discussion Group meets every second Tuesday during session to discuss a topic of philosophical interest. Anyone is welcome to come along — you don’t need to have anything intelligent to say.

  • Location: Morven Brown 205 (note change of room) – near the library lawn – see Campus Maps
  • Time: 1pm – 3pm
  • Date: See list below

2009 – Session 1

If you would like to suggest a topic, please email the Society.

Week 2

  • Date: Tuesday, March 17th
  • Topic: Ethics of embryonic stem-cell research
  • Blog discussion: No blog discussion this week.

Week 4

  • Date: Tuesday, March 31st
  • Topic: Happiness – what it is and how to get it
  • Blog discussion: Happiness

Week 6

  • Date: Tuesday, April 21st
  • Topic: Authenticity
  • Blog discussion: Authenticity

Week 8

  • Date: Tuesday, May 5th
  • Topic: Love
  • Blog discussion: Love

Week 10

  • Date: Tuesday, May 19th
  • Topic: Consent
  • Blog discussion: Consent

Week 12

  • Date: Tuesday, June 2nd
  • Topic: None yet
  • Blog discussion: None yet

2008 – Session 2

This is a list of discussions that were held in session 2, 2008.

Week 2

  • Date: Tuesday, August 5th
  • Topic: Business/corporate ethics
  • Blog discussion: No blog discussion this week.

Week 4

Week 6

Week 8

  • Date: Tuesday, September 16th
  • Non-standard location for this week only: Morven Brown room 308B
  • Topic: Religion
  • Blog discussion: Religion

Week 10

  • Date: Tuesday, October 7th
  • Topic: Philosophy of science
  • Blog discussion: Science

Week 12

  • Date: Tuesday, October 21st
  • Non-standard location for this week only: Morven Brown room 308B
  • Topic: TBA – if you would like to suggest a topic please email the Society
  • Blog discussion: Will be created a few days before the meeting

2008 – Session 1

This is a list of discussions that were held in Session 1, 2008.

Week 6

  • Date: Tuesday, April 29th
  • Topic: Love

Week 8

  • Date: Tuesday, May 6th
  • Topic: Euthanasia
  • Blog discussion: The duty to die

Week 10

Week 12

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7 responses to “Discussion Group

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  6. Ramesh Rangarajan

    Great to know about this society.

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