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Dialogue Series Schedule Summer 2021

The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the schedule for the Summer 2021 Dialogue Series

Please register for any event that you are interested in by clicking through the links in the schedule below.

All events will be held over Zoom and will begin at 12pm noon on the date of the event.


June 10th

On Secondary Worlds

Professor Rebecca Raphael, Texas State University Department of Philosophy


June 11th

Superhero Ethics

Jared Kosser-Smith and Jacob Montgomery, Philosophy students


June 14th

Substances, Drugs, and Ethics

Violet Parada and Carissa Zavala, Philosophy students


June 16th

The United States in Transition: From What to What?

Laura Palacios and Raul Trevino, Philosophy students


June 18th

Is the Meaning of Life Only Subjective?

Paula Arguello and Marissa Moore, Philosophy students


June 21st

Meaningful Life and Getting What You Want(ed): Same or Different?

Laura Miele and Matthew Wasson, Philosophy students


June 24th

Romantic Love as a Fantasy Role-Playing Game

Enixe Castro and Gilbert Ruiz, Philosophy students


June 25th

Cholera and Covid: The Passional Dimensions of Pandemic Life

Hannah Feagain and Dasha Sinitsyna, Philosophy students


The Philosophy Dialogue Series Program Endowment supports the Philosophy Dialogue Series and its outreach activities at the San Marcos Public Library.

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are the American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, Alliance, Step Up For State,  Sustainability Studies, The Alkek Library, Humanities Texas, National Endowment for the Humanities, ΦΣΤ (Phi Sigma Tau, the philosophy honor society), University Seminar, The New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.

If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact 512.245.2285 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

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