Dialogue Schedule

Philosophy Dialogue Series

“... our material progress is only the foundation on which we will build a richer life of mind and spirit” – LBJ (Texas State Alumnus, ’30)

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place in the Philosophy Dialogue Room, Comal 116


Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

The Authoritarian Imagination

Professor Rebecca Raphael, Department of Philosophy


Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

Imaginative Frames and the Real World

Patrick Gonzales, Philosophy Graduate Student


Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

How Can Media Change the World?

Lucy Garcia, Philosophy Graduate Student


Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

Why Should We Know History?

Michael Pritchard, Philosophy Student


Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

Nationalism: Blessing or Curse?

Matthew Ocker, Philosophy Student


*Talk of the Times, an activity of the American Democracy Project at Texas State, is a weekly open forum on current events and issues led by members of Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society.  Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.

San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St. San Marcos, Texas 78666

If you require an accommodation due to a disability in order to participate, please contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.