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In Brief: Philosophy Dialogue Series examines concept of 'Idealism'

By Alyssa Phillips
Office of Media Relations
October 8, 2015

The Texas State University Department of Philosophy hosts a dialogue series of unique lectures, interactive presentations and discussions. Week four of the series covers "Idealism."

All events are held in the Comal Building, room 116, unless otherwise noted. All events are free and open to the public.

October 12
2 p.m.: The Ideal Politician
Daniel Polomares and Luna Wilson, Ethics graduate students

October 13
12:30 p.m.: The Passionate Idealism of Don Quixote
Dialogue class
Special Guest, Catherine Jaffe, Spanish

October 14
3:30 p.m.: Don Quijote
Catherine Jaffe, Spanish
San Marcos Public Library

October 15
12:30 p.m.: Mind over Matter: Bishop Berkeley’s Phenomenalism and Idealism
Dialogue class

October 16
12:30 p.m.: Talk of the Times
Phi Sigma Tau

2:30 p.m.: Work in Progress
Michael Istvan, Philosophy

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are: American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities, Humanities Texas, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President of Student Affairs.

For more information, contact Camrie Pipper, Department of Philosophy at (512) 245-2285.