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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)

Friday, July 20, 2018
10:00 a.m.
What Dialogue Is and Isn't
Professor Rebecca Raphael

Monday, July 23, 2018
12:00 p.m.
The Last Straw? Disability and Axiology
Professor Rebecca Raphael

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
10:00 a.m.
What is a Good Society?
Sierra Peavy, Patrick Rothstein, philosophy students

Thursday, July 26, 2018
12:00 p.m.
What is Social Justice?
Peter Fischer, Mario Mata, Daniel Vielma-Carrillo, philosophy students

Monday, July 30, 2018
10:00 a.m.
What is a Good Person? What is a Bad Person?
Ryan Loredo, Ricky Renaud, Sheila Saahene, philosophy students

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
12:00 p.m.
What is Loyalty?
Bianca Gonzalez, Kristha Roman, Leticia Strader, philosophy students

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Do We Have A Right to Wrong Beliefs?
Ray Finn, Connor O’Hara, Eric Stewart, philosophy students

Thursday, August 2, 2018
10:00 a.m.
The Value of Being Wrong
Trevor Bescherer, Mikayla Timmons, Joseph Wells, philosophy students

Friday, August 3, 2018
12:00 p.m.
What is Education For?
Timothy Desadier, Samantha Shepherd, Lauren Teske philosophy students

# co-sponsored by #justicetalktxst

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.

The Acorn Symposium Dialogues are co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and
The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.

To continue conversations about these dialogue topics please download Philosophy Mixed Podcasts from KTSW.

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, 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.

If you require an accommodation due to a disability, contact the Department of Philosophy at 512-245-2285.
Accommodation requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance of the program start time to ensure availability.
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