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February 2020

Seminar: Buddhism and The West

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Slide Inn, 2348 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Seminar: Buddhism and The West, hosted by Richard Pope Reading assignment: "A Critique of Western Buddhism: Ruins of the Buddhist Real," by Glenn Wallis, review the first half of chapter 5, and read the second half of chapter 5, pgs 126 - 147. Secondary reading: https://speculativenonbuddhism.com/. Glenn Wallis developed many of his ideas on this blog, especially in its early - mid history. This reading assignment is not necessary, but will serve as a good compliment to our discussion of…

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Portland Association of Deleuze Studies

February 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Slide Inn, 2348 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Portland Association of Deleuze Studies, hosted by Ian Garlington, PhD Reading assignment: Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza, by Gilles Deleuze, Chapter 12PDF of the text: https://monoskop.org/images/c/c8/Deleuze_Gilles_Expressionism_in_Philosophy_Spinoza.pdf Please email Ian for details or questions about the group:iang08@gmail.com 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. We will proceed at a pace…

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Readings in the History and Philosophy of Science

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Market of Choice – Goat Blocks – SE Portland, OR, 1090 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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We began to discuss representation on the 8th by comparing the descriptivism of Ernst Mach and the Bildtheorie of Heinrich Hertz. In the next two sessions we've going continue this discussion. On the 22nd we will look specifically the philosophy embodied in Hertz's physics by comparing it with Wittgenstein's theory of language in his Tractatus. There's a healthy secondary literature on Hertz and Wittgenstein, but not as much on Boltzmann and Wittgenstein, even though young Wittgenstein wanted to study under…

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Seminar: The Greeks and Modernity

February 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 As Virginia Woolf said: “It is to the Greeks that we turn when we are sick of the vagueness, of the confusion of our own age.” Reading recommendation: Schmitt pp. 395-408. Is the Individual Given or Developed? How Our Ability to Think Triangles Is Vital For A Healthy Political Community. Remember! We will discuss first the question of why in the Platonic Aristotelian kind of knowledge an individual alone cannot…

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Write To Publish: Short Literary Fiction & Nonfiction

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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This is a workshop for anyone interested in writing with the intention of submitting their work for publication; flash (F/CNF), short stories, and/or essay (lyric, personal, memoir, travel) are all welcome forms. While we can never guarantee our own publication, this workshop is about fostering the shared intention of being published. If you dream of being published in literary magazine’s like Brevity or The Master’s Review, this workshop is for you! In short, we will discuss “outside” readings, followed by…

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Write To Publish: Short Literary Fiction & Nonfiction

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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This is a workshop for anyone interested in writing with the intention of submitting their work for publication; flash (F/CNF), short stories, and/or essay (lyric, personal, memoir, travel) are all welcome forms. While we can never guarantee our own publication, this workshop is about fostering the shared intention of being published. If you dream of being published in literary magazine’s like Brevity or The Master’s Review, this workshop is for you! In short, we will discuss “outside” readings, followed by…

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The People’s Ink: Poet’s Critique Group

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Slide Inn, 2342 SE Ankeny
Portland, OR us
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The People's Ink Poetry Critique Group is a weekly poetry workshop. We discuss the submitted work of two poets each meeting. We typically have between 8-12 participants each workshop. These are in depth discussions of 1-2 poems for each poet. We ask that if this will be your first attendance, please email us at peoplespoetry.hanna@gmail.comto arrange an observation. This is so you can get a feel for how we run our meetings. Include in your email, your goals as a…

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The People’s Ink: Writer Critique Groups

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Slide Inn, 2348 SE Ankeny St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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Our Tuesday critique groups are appropriate for writers of all intentions and backgrounds. We typically have between 40-50 participants in attendance each week. Most will not RSVP on meetup.com. For more information, please review the following documents: 1) Guidelines for Participation: https://peoplescolloquium.org/guidelines/2) Workshop Syllabus: https://peoplescolloquium.org/peoples-ink-syllabus-tuesdays/ If this will be your first attendance, please email us at josueeh3@gmail.com to arrange your observation. Include information about yourself, your writing, your goals as a writer, and how the critique groups can best help…

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March 2020

Seminar: The Greeks and Modernity

March 2 @ 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 As Virginia Woolf said: “It is to the Greeks that we turn when we are sick of the vagueness, of the confusion of our own age.” Reading recommendation: Schmitt pp. 395-408. Is the Individual Given or Developed? How Our Ability to Think Triangles Is Vital For A Healthy Political Community. Remember! We will discuss first the question of why in the Platonic Aristotelian kind of knowledge an individual alone cannot…

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Being No One by Thomas Metzinger

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Market of Choice – Goat Blocks – SE Portland, OR, 1090 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214 us
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The study of human consciousness is one of science's last great frontiers. After being neglected for many years (i.e. during a period of dominance by behaviorism in psychology), interest in the science of consciousness exploded in the last decades, with much progress in neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, and other areas. Our aim in this group is to bring together the perspectives of philosophy, the cognitive sciences, neuroscience, the social sciences, medicine, and the physical sciences, the arts and humanities, to move…

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