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Philosophy Café: Mindfulness

New Orleans Lyceum Philo Café Saturday, October 8th Fairgrinds Coffeehouse, 3133 Ponce de Leon, 10:30 to noon. Mindfulness: What does it mean to be mindful? What are the benefits of mindfulness? Is Judith Warner correct that mindfulness meditation leads to … Continue reading

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Philo Cafe Friday Aug. 5

Friday Aug. 5th at 7:30 pm, 1412 Euterpe St. Topic: What is “going to seed?”  Is deterioration in aging inevitable? Do we reach a peak in our development and everything beyond that is downhill? What is aging?

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Special Philo Cafe

An Evening with William James Facilitated by Kevin McCormick Friday, July 22, 7:30 pm 1412 Euterpe Street In addition to being a key figure in psychology, William James was one of the true founding figures of Pragmatism — the philosophic … Continue reading

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Philo Cafe: The Nominalists and the Realists

Friday, June 24th, 7:30 pm, 1412 Euterpe St. A classic debate in the Middle Ages was between the nominalists and the realists. The one group believed that we generalized from particulars to come up with categories, the other believed that … Continue reading

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Philo Café: What is the function of the family?

Saturday, June 18th, 10:30 am, Fair Grinds Coffee House (3133 Ponce de Leon)

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Philo Café: The legitimate ends of science

Saturday, June 4th at Fairgrinds Coffeehouse 10:30am to noon, 3133 Ponce de Leon Street Technology: What are the legitimate ends of science? Has technology led us towards domination of and alienation from the natural world? Would a safe and organized … Continue reading

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Philo Cafe Salon

Friday, May 13, 7:30 pm at 1412 Euterpe. Topic: How does one care for the soul? Coffee and tea provided

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