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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)

Summer 2017 Dialogue Schedule


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.  


* Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on The Fire Next Time, is an ongoing series of dialogues exploring the sources and responses to violence and injustice, with a special focus on fostering open conversations and building community at Texas State University and in Central Texas. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogues, the Honors College, and the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies. Interrogating Violence is coordinated by a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.


The Acorn Symposium Dialogue is an annual event co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, the Philosophy Dialogue Series, and The Acorn: Philosophical Studies in Pacifism and Nonviolence.


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