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Apr
7
Sun
Meeting 60: Free Will and Determinism @ Justine's apartment
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 PM

CUNY philosophy PhD candidate Liam Ryan will lead. What do we mean by the term “free will”? What is it? How does it work? Do we have it? The term is o…

Price: 14.00 USD

Meeting 60: Free Will and Determinism

Sunday, Apr 7, 2019, 2:00 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

1 Members Attending

CUNY philosophy PhD candidate Liam Ryan will lead. Details and reading TBA.

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Apr
11
Thu
What is morality? (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. By looking at some ethical dilemmas involving disabled and si…

Price: 18.00 USD

What is morality?

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019, 6:30 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

1 Members Attending

CUNY adjunct philosophy professor Justine Borer will lead this meeting. By looking at some ethical dilemmas involving disabled and sick children, we’ll examine some of the basic assumptions and arguments underlying the study of ethics. The reading is Chapter 1 in “The Elements of Moral Philosophy,” 8th edition, by James Rachels (available to buy, o…

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May
2
Thu
Cultural Relativism (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. Using the ancient clash between the Callatians (who ate their…

Price: 18.00 USD

Cultural Relativism

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:30 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

1 Members Attending

Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead. Using the ancient clash between the Callatians (who ate their dead, and couldn’t imagine cremating their dead) and the Greeks (who cremated their dead, and couldn’t imagine eating their dead) as a jumping off point, we’ll examine the extent to which culture impacts morality…

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May
5
Sun
Meeting 61: Kierkegaard @ Justine's apartment
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Sunday, May 5 at 2:00 PM

CUNY philosophy PhD candidate Liam Ryan will lead. ‘What is truth but to live for an idea?…It is a question of discovering a truth which is truth fo…

Price: 14.00 USD

Meeting 61: Kierkegaard

Sunday, May 5, 2019, 2:00 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

1 Members Attending

CUNY philosophy PhD candidate Liam Ryan will lead. Details and reading TBA.

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May
9
Thu
Subjectivism (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll examine whether there are moral “facts” and whether peo…

Price: 18.00 USD

Subjectivism (Introduction to Ethics series)

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6:30 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

1 Members Attending

CUNY adjunct philosophy professor Justine Borer will lead this meeting. We’ll examine whether there are moral “facts” and whether people can be right or wrong about morality. The reading is Chapter 3 in “The Elements of Moral Philosophy,” by Rachels (available to buy, or to rent for approximately $20, on Amazon).

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May
16
Thu
Ethical egoism (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, May 16 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll examine the theory of ethical egoism (the idea that peo…

Price: 18.00 USD

Ethical egoism (Introduction to Ethics series)

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 6:30 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

1 Members Attending

CUNY adjunct philosophy professor Justine Borer will lead this meeting. We’ll examine the theory of ethical egoism (the idea that people should always act in their own self-interest). The reading is Chapter 5 of “The Elements of Moral Philosophy,” by Rachels (available to buy, or to rent for approximately $20, on Amazon).

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May
23
Thu
Social contract theory (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, May 23 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll discuss social contract theory (the idea that morali…

Price: 18.00 USD

Social contract theory (Introduction to Ethics series)

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 6:30 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

1 Members Attending

Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll discuss social contract theory, including the famous Prisoner’s Dilemma. The reading is Chapter 6 in “The Elements of Moral Philosophy,” 8th edition, by Rachels (available to buy, or to rent for approximately $20, on Amazon).

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May
30
Thu
Utilitarianism (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll discuss utilitarianism (commonly known as “the great…

Price: 18.00 USD

Utilitarianism (Introduction to Ethics series)

Thursday, May 30, 2019, 6:30 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

1 Members Attending

Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll discuss utilitarianism (commonly known as “the greatest good for the greatest number”) The reading is Chapter 7 in “The Elements of Philosophy,” 8th edition, by Rachels (available to buy, or to rent for approximately $20, on Amazon).

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Jun
6
Thu
Are there absolute moral rules? (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, June 6 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. Are there absolute moral rules? We’ll consider Kant’s view…

Price: 18.00 USD

Are there absolute moral rules? (Introduction to Ethics series)

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019, 6:30 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

2 Members Attending

Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. Are there absolute moral rules? We’ll consider Kant’s view and examine issues such as using an atomic bomb. The reading is Chapter 9 in “The Elements of Moral Philosophy,” 8th edition, by Rachels (available to buy, or to rent for approximately $20, on Amazon…

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Jun
13
Thu
Kant (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll continue our discussion of Kant from last week, this…

Price: 18.00 USD

Kant (Introduction to Ethics series)

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019, 6:30 PM

Justine’s apartment
47 East 88th Street New York, NY

1 Members Attending

Justine Borer, adjunct professor of philosophy at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll continue our discussion of Kant from last week, this time focusing on the intersection between his theory and the role of criminal punishment. The reading is Chapter 10 in “The Elements of Moral Philosophy,” 8th edition, by Rachels (available to buy, o…

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