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June 2019

Seminar: The Greeks and Modernity

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portland Roasting Coffee, 815 SE Oak St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: The Greeks and Modernity, hosted by Michael McGettigan, ABD Suggested Reading: Schmitt pp. 148-159, 171-177 on the Vienna Circle and Kant. Schmitt examines the insoluble problems for thinking about science if one holds to the primacy of sense perception over thought, and then shows the insoluble problems of thinking that experience is experience of individual objects. Note: We must think what experience is in order to know what it is, we cannot experience what experience is! That alone suggests…

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Seminar: Postmodernity, Nihilism, Trans/Post-Humanism, Digitality/Singularity…

June 24 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Portland Roasting Coffee, 815 SE Oak St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: Postmodernity, Nihilism, Trans/Post-Humanism, Philosophy of Horror, Digitality/Singularity, Speculative Realism, etc., hosted by Richard Pope Reading assignment: None for our first meeting. Come for an orientation, Q&A, and to meet fellow seminarians. We'll begin with Nihil Unbound, by Ray Brassier, next week. Group Description: Oh, Humanity. You wonderful, foolish, magnificent, pathetic tragicomic actor, part ape, part angel, artist strung out on her own genius … What will become of you? Your technologies have become strange even to the hands of…

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Seminar: Buddhism and the West

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rendez Vous Off Belmont, 817 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: Buddhism and The West, hosted by Richard Pope Reading assignment: The Mulamadhyamakakarika, by Nagarjuna, as translated with commentary by Mark Siderits and Shoryu Katsura, Chapters 1-4. Please email ThePeoplesColloquiumPDX@Gmail.com for an electronic copy of the text. Group Description:What is Buddhist truth? How is Buddhism evolving as it takes root and grows in the United States and the west? These are the two fundamental questions that this group seeks to answer. We’ll approach these questions from the perspective that there…

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Portland Association of Deleuze Studies

June 27 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Rendez Vous Off Belmont, 817 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Portland Association of Deleuze Studies, hosted by Ian Garlington, PhD Reading assignment: "Nietzsche and Philosophy," by Gilles Deleuze. Chapter 4, sections 14-16, Chapter 5, sections 1-3. Please email Ian for details or questions about the group. Iang08@gmail.com The text can be downloaded here:http://library1.org/_ads/62A0DB9D4B039019750F7C351DC2F47E Description:Come connect and laugh with the other people in your town who are curious about the liberating potentials in the writings of Gilles Deleuze. Presently we are planning on meeting weekly to read and discuss the writings…

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Readings in Empiricism, Analytic Philosophy, and the Philosophy of Science

June 29 @ 5:25 pm - 7:25 pm
Rendez Vous Off Belmont, 817 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Readings in Empiricism, Analytic Philosophy, and the Philosophy of Science, hosted by Allan K and Michael S. For electronic copies of the reading assignments or questions about the group, please email Allan K @ kachelme@gmail.com. Reading assignment: Sections 5 and 7 of Hume's 'Enquiry concerning human understanding',first 5 sections of book1, first 10 sections of book 2, and section 5 in Sextus Empiricus 'Outlines of Pyrrhonism', and book 1 of Francis Bacon, 'Novum Organum', particularly sections 39 to 65 on…

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July 2019

Seminar: The Greeks and Modernity

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Portland Roasting Coffee, 815 SE Oak St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: The Greeks and Modernity, hosted by Michael McGettigan, ABD Reading assignment: For a copy of the reading or if you have questions, please email Michael at mmcget1@gmail.com. This group will explore the relation to Greek thought and the modern era by looking at texts that view Greek thought as a corrective to the ills of modernity, as well as texts that view modernity as representing true progress over Greek thought. We will first look more closely at Greek thought…

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Seminar: Postmodernity, Nihilism, Trans/Post-Humanism, Digitality/Singularity…

July 1 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Portland Roasting Coffee, 815 SE Oak St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: Postmodernity, Nihilism, Trans/Post-Humanism, Philosophy of Horror, Digitality/Singularity, Speculative Realism, etc., hosted by Richard Pope Reading assignment: Check here each week for the reading assignment. Group Description: Oh, Humanity. You wonderful, foolish, magnificent, pathetic tragicomic actor, part ape, part angel, artist strung out on her own genius … What will become of you? Your technologies have become strange even to the hands of their makers. Your philosophers are drunk and delusional as they carelessly crack open the door of Truth’s…

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Seminar: Buddhism and the West

July 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rendez Vous Off Belmont, 817 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: Buddhism and The West, hosted by Richard Pope Reading assignment: Please email ThePeoplesColloquiumPDX@Gmail.com for an electronic copy of the text. Group Description:What is Buddhist truth? How is Buddhism evolving as it takes root and grows in the United States and the west? These are the two fundamental questions that this group seeks to answer. We’ll approach these questions from the perspective that there is something both timeless and transcendent about the truth Buddhism describes, but also that the practice…

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Portland Association of Deleuze Studies

July 4 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Rendez Vous Off Belmont, 817 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Portland Association of Deleuze Studies, hosted by Ian Garlington, PhD Reading assignment: "Nietzsche and Philosophy," by Gilles Deleuze. Chapter 2, sections 8 - 15. Please email Ian for details or questions about the group. Iang08@gmail.com The text can be downloaded here:http://lib1.org/_ads/F515D6BA9A76797FCB413411EFB07C32?fbclid=IwAR0Ha4cTb_dU1I0fvMsmen3rEe10oRGZl5As6q7_fAUbly2Y2-xsKpMSdnk Description:Come connect and laugh with the other people in your town who are curious about the liberating potentials in the writings of Gilles Deleuze. Presently we are planning on meeting weekly to read and discuss the writings of Deleuze.…

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Portland Association of Deleuze Studies

July 4 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Rendez Vous Off Belmont, 817 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Portland Association of Deleuze Studies, hosted by Ian Garlington, PhD Reading assignment: "Nietzsche and Philosophy," by Gilles Deleuze. Chapter 4, sections 14-16, Chapter 5, sections 1-3. Please email Ian for details or questions about the group. Iang08@gmail.com The text can be downloaded here:http://library1.org/_ads/62A0DB9D4B039019750F7C351DC2F47E Description:Come connect and laugh with the other people in your town who are curious about the liberating potentials in the writings of Gilles Deleuze. Presently we are planning on meeting weekly to read and discuss the writings…

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