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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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Jun
20
Thu
Virtue ethics (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll discuss virtue ethics (the theory that moral goodness i…

Price: 18.00 USD

Virtue ethics (Introduction to Philosophy series)

Thursday, Jun 20, 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 this meeting. We’ll discuss virtue ethics (the theory that moral goodness is based on certain personality traits). The reading is Chapter 12 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
27
Thu
What is the ideal ethical theory? (Introduction to Ethics series) @ Justine's apartment
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Philosophy-in-Manhattan
Thursday, June 27 at 6:30 PM

Justine Borer, adjunct philosophy professor at John Jay College, will lead this meeting. We’ll review the ethical theories discussed throughout the In…

Price: 18.00 USD

What is the ideal ethical theory? (Introduction to Ethics series)

Thursday, Jun 27, 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 this meeting. We’ll review the ethical theories discussed throughout the Introduction to Ethics series, and try to decide what an ideal ethical theory would look like. There is no reading for this meeting.

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Jul
5
Fri
Philosophy of Psychology Workshop @ Columbia U Philosophy Dept. 201b
Jul 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Poprock’s summer’s schedule is below — we’ll be meeting on Thursdays, from 3-5pm, at a Philosophy 201B (downstairs to the right) at Columbia.
July 5 — Becky Keller – note Friday meeting because of “some kind of American holiday”
July 11 — Alex Kiefer – room will be Philosophy 201B (downstairs to the right)
July 18 — Kathryn Pendoley
July 25 — Andrew Lee
Aug 1 — Simon Brown
Aug 8 — tbd
Aug 12ish— Henry Shevlin
Aug 22 — Andrew Richmond
Jul
11
Thu
Philosophy of Psychology Workshop @ Columbia U Philosophy Dept. 201b
Jul 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Poprock’s summer’s schedule is below — we’ll be meeting on Thursdays, from 3-5pm, at a Philosophy 201B (downstairs to the right) at Columbia.
July 5 — Becky Keller – note Friday meeting because of “some kind of American holiday”
July 11 — Alex Kiefer – room will be Philosophy 201B (downstairs to the right)
July 18 — Kathryn Pendoley
July 25 — Andrew Lee
Aug 1 — Simon Brown
Aug 8 — tbd
Aug 12ish— Henry Shevlin
Aug 22 — Andrew Richmond
Jul
18
Thu
Philosophy of Psychology Workshop @ Columbia U Philosophy Dept. 201b
Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Poprock’s summer’s schedule is below — we’ll be meeting on Thursdays, from 3-5pm, at a Philosophy 201B (downstairs to the right) at Columbia.
July 5 — Becky Keller – note Friday meeting because of “some kind of American holiday”
July 11 — Alex Kiefer – room will be Philosophy 201B (downstairs to the right)
July 18 — Kathryn Pendoley
July 25 — Andrew Lee
Aug 1 — Simon Brown
Aug 8 — tbd
Aug 12ish— Henry Shevlin
Aug 22 — Andrew Richmond