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Talk of the Times

Oct 24, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Talk of the TimesThis event focuses on "Talk of the Times" and is presented by Joseph Edmondson, Phi Sigma Tau.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “Expanding the Moral Realm”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

The Sexual Politics of Meat

Oct 27, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
The Sexual Politics of MeatThis event focuses on "The Sexual Politics of Meat" and is presented by Carol Adams cosponsored by the Honors College.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “The Golden Rule”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Is the Golden Rule a Universal Moral Principle?

Oct 28, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Is the Golden Rule a Universal Moral Principle?This event focuses on "Is the Golden Rule a Universal Moral Principle?" and is presented by Jovannie Landero & Stefan Sanchez (Dialogue Students).

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “The Golden Rule”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Dr. Kant, What Does the Golden Rule REALLY Mean?

Oct 28, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Dr. Kant, What Does the Golden Rule REALLY Mean?This event focuses on "Dr. Kant, What Does the Golden Rule REALLY Mean?" and is presented by Amelie Benedikt, Philosophy.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “The Golden Rule”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Do Vampires Walk Among Us?

Oct 28, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Do Vampires Walk Among Us?Impolite Company - A Series of Talks

This event focuses on " Do Vampires Walk Among Us?" and is presented by Professor Joe Laycock, Philosophy.

Join Texas State University instructors for a variety of discussions. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

Special Halloween Event: Pizza Available & Costumes Welcome
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy/Religious Studies
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Who is My “Neighbor”?

Oct 29, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Who is My “Neighbor”?This event focuses on "Who is My “Neighbor”?" and is presented by Rebecca Raphael, Philosophy & Religious Studies.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “The Golden Rule”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Public Library Dialogue
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Who is My 'Neighbor'?

Oct 29, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Who is My 'Neighbor'? Impolite Company - A Series of Talks on Religion

This event focuses on "Who is My 'Neighbor'?" and is presented by Professor Rebecca Raphael, Philosophy.

Join Texas State University instructors for a variety of discussions. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 5122452285
[add to your calendar]

Golden Rule Reasoning

Oct 30, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Golden Rule Reasoning This event focuses on "Golden Rule Reasoning " and is presented by Jo Ann Carson & Dialogue Class with Special Guests: Texas State IBECC Team - Shanna Schultz, David Tamez, & Coleen Watson.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “The Golden Rule”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

The (Not So) Golden Rule

Oct 30, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
The (Not So) Golden RuleThis event focuses on "The (Not So) Golden Rule" and is presented by Dan Flores, Philosophy, Houston Community College.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “The Golden Rule”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Talk of the Times

Oct 31, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Talk of the TimesThis event focuses on "Talk of the Times" and is presented by Angela Leibold, Phi Sigma Tau .

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “The Golden Rule”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Economic Disparity and De Facto Segregation

Nov 03, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Economic Disparity and De Facto Segregation This event focuses on "Economic Disparity and De Facto Segregation" and is presented by Travis Stockton, Philosophy  Graduate Student.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “From Segregation To Integration: Are We There Yet?”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Making Amends: The Case for and against Reparations

Nov 04, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Making Amends: The Case for and against ReparationsThis event focuses on "Making Amends: The Case for and against Reparations" and is presented by Dialogue Class Graduate Students.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “From Segregation To Integration: Are We There Yet?”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Body and Healing: The Perspective of Indian Medicine

Nov 05, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Body and Healing: The Perspective of Indian Medicine Impolite Company - A Series of Talks on Religion

This event focuses on " Body and Healing: The Perspective of Indian Medicine " and is presented by Professor Binita Mehta, Philosophy.

Join Texas State University instructors for a variety of discussions. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 5122452285
[add to your calendar]

Why We Can't Talk about Race

Nov 05, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Why We Can't Talk about RaceThis event focuses on "Why We Can’t Talk about Race" and is presented by Joseph Brown, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “From Segregation To Integration: Are We There Yet?”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Public Library Dialogue
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Why “Separate but Equal” Isn't

Nov 06, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Why “Separate but Equal” Isn'tThis event focuses on "Why “Separate but Equal” Isn’t" and is presented by Guest Speaker: Goyland Williams, Communication Studies.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “From Segregation To Integration: Are We There Yet?”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Segregation, Integration, and Racial Equality: Why We Aren’t There Yet

Nov 06, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Segregation, Integration, and Racial Equality:  Why We Aren’t There YetThis event focuses on "Segregation, Integration, and Racial Equality:  Why We Aren’t There Yet" and is presented by Joseph Brown, School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “From Segregation To Integration: Are We There Yet?”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Talk of the Times - Mock Ethics Bowl Competition

Nov 07, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Talk of the Times -  Mock Ethics Bowl CompetitionThis event focuses on "Talk of the Times -  Mock Ethics Bowl Competition" and is presented by Texas State Ethics Bowl Team vs. Phi Sigma Tau.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “From Segregation To Integration: Are We There Yet?”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

On Turing Machines and Turing Humanoids: Computing Models and Artificial Intelligence

Nov 10, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
On Turing Machines and Turing Humanoids: Computing Models and Artificial Intelligence This event focuses on "On Turing Machines and Turing Humanoids: Computing Models and Artificial Intelligence" and is presented by Dan Tamir, Computer Science.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “Leibniz”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Modality and Possible Words

Nov 10, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Modality and Possible WordsThis event focuses on "Modality and Possible Words" and is presented by Audrey McKinney, Philosophy.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “Leibniz”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Three Hundred Years of Monads

Nov 11, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Three Hundred Years of MonadsThis event focuses on "Three Hundred Years of Monads" and is presented by Dialogue Class with Guest Speaker: Jack Davidson, Philosophy, Texas Lutheran University .

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “Leibniz”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

A History of the Ontological Argument for the Existence of God

Nov 11, 2:00PM - 3:00PM
A History of the Ontological Argument for the Existence of GodThis event focuses on "A History of the Ontological Argument for the Existence of God" and is presented by Hunter Chambers, Philosophy, University of the Incarnate Word.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “Leibniz”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Leibniz's Solution to the Problem of Evil

Nov 12, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Leibniz's Solution to the Problem of EvilThis event focuses on "Leibniz's Solution to the Problem of Evil" and is presented by Jack Davidson, Philosophy, Texas Lutheran University.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “Leibniz”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Off Campus; San Marcos Public Library Dialogue
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

Socratic Dialogue: Why Such a Radically Egalitarian Pedagogy is So Rarely Attempted

Nov 13, 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Socratic Dialogue: Why Such a Radically Egalitarian Pedagogy is So Rarely AttemptedThis event focuses on "Socratic Dialogue: Why Such a Radically Egalitarian Pedagogy is So Rarely Attempted" and is presented by Nevitt Reesor, Philosophy.

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “Leibniz”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]

The Best of All Possible Worlds? Leibniz & Pangloss vs. Voltaire & Candide

Nov 13, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
The Best of All Possible Worlds? Leibniz & Pangloss vs. Voltaire & CandideThis event focuses on "The Best of All Possible Worlds? Leibniz & Pangloss vs. Voltaire & Candide" and is presented by Juan Domínguez & Nestor Sierra (Dialogue Students).

Join Texas State University instructors and special guests for a variety of discussions centered on the topic of “Leibniz”. The series is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone may join the discussions at any time during the series.

The Department of Philosophy teaches some 2,500 introductory students each fall and spring semester. The Dialogue Series supplements their instruction, as it allows them to apply their classroom study of the principles of good thinking and ethical conduct to such controversial issues. For over twelve years, the series has provided a forum for the lively exchange and critical evaluation of diverse ideas. This series has grown from a few presentations a month during long semesters to four or five each week during most of the fall and spring semesters and during one summer session.



Click here for more information
Location:
Comal (CMAL); Comal Dialogue Room 116
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Philosophy
Contact:
Camrie Pipper, 512-245-2285
[add to your calendar]