Philosophy Dialogue Series tackles 'Seeking Truth, Living With Doubt'
By Judy Lynn Drazan
University News Service
October 4, 2012
The Texas State University-San Marcos Department of Philosophy presents a series of themed dialogue events taking place from Oct. 15-19. Unless otherwise noted, all dialogue events are held in the Dialogue Room 111 at Derrick Hall. All dialogues are free and open to the public.
The discussion topic for Week 4 of the Philosophy Dialogue Series is "Seeking Truth, Living With Doubt."
Truth, Doubt, and the Method of Religious Studies
3:30 p.m., Rebecca Raphael, philosophy and religious studies
San Marcos Public Library
The Search for Truth: Do We Know What We're Looking For?
12:30 p.m., Elizabeth Omorodion and Stefan Sanchez, dialogue students
Cartesian Skepticism in the 21st Century
3:30 p.m., Paul Wilson, philosophy
In Praise of Doubt
12:30 p.m., dialogue class
Facing the Truths Life Throws at Us
2 p.m., Michael Wilson, wood/steel sculptor
Deep Thoughts on a Bike: My 4, 000 Mile Cycling Odyssey
5 p.m., Kevin Beaham, geographic information science
Talk of the Times
12 p.m., Madelyn Martin-Buhrdof, Phi Sigma Tau
Sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series include: the American Democracy Project, the College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, the New York Times, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Student Affairs.
For more information about this topic, please contact Beverly Pairett in the Department of Philosophy at (512) 245-2285 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. A complete schedule of discussion topics and presentations can be found at www.txstate.edu/philosophy/dialogue-series/Dialogue-Schedule.html.