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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 2019
All Dialogues will be in Comal 116 at 12 noon

June 10 
Disability, Lived and Represented
Rebecca Raphael (Philosophy)


June 12
Truth and Neuro-Atypical Speech
Lindsey Brinkman and Kyle Kirshbom (philosophy students)


June 14 
Ethics of Genetic Engineering
Tristan Carroll and Britain MacKenzie (philosophy students)


June 17        
What Is a Border?
Tijman Buddingh and Bailey Jacobs (philosophy students)


June 19           
Does Social Media Undermine Human Agency?
Brenna Lyles (philosophy student) and Annalisa Turner (MAAPE student)


June 20         
Will Democracy Survive Big Data and AI?
Joseph McAden (philosophy student) and Evan Bennet (MFA student)

# 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.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus.

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