Philosophy Group

The Philosophy Group is an independent discussion group and meets once a month at the Goethe-Institut. Books and authors are introduced in the beginning, and discussions are lightly moderated. All discussions are in English.

During the Goethe-Institut renovation, discussions will be less frequent. The group is trying to meet the last Tuesday of each month.

Location:
Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd floor, Cambridge

Time
7:00–9:00 pm

Moderator Bruce Kaplan is a practicing urban planner with graduate training in continental philosophy and intellectual history. His independent scholarship has focused on modern intellectual history, film, architecture, urban planning, communal studies and Jewish studies. He has presented at more than a dozen academic conferences on 3 continents.

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Literatursalon Philosophy Group Information

 

Dates 2019

Pierre Hadot: Philosophy as a Way of Life
Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault

Meeting Space: Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the book:
Philosophy as a Way of Life
Marcus Aurelius: Meditations
and
Epictetus: The Enchiridion

Meeting Space: Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the books:
Meditations
The Enchiridion
Lucretius: On the Nature of Things
and
Stephen Greenblatt: The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

Meeting Space:
Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the books:
On the Nature of Things
The Swerve
Francis Fukuyama: Identity
The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment

Meeting Space: Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the book:
Identity
Kwame Anthony Appiah: Cosmopolitanism
Ethics in a World of Strangers

Meeting Space: Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the book:
Cosmopolitanism
Charles Taylor: The Ethics of Authenticity

Meeting Space: Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the book:
The Ethics of Authenticity
Kwame Anthony Appiah: The Lies that Bind
Rethinking Identity

Meeting Space: Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the book:
The Lies that Bind
John Kaag: Hiking with Nietzsche
On Becoming Who You Are

Meeting Space: Cambridge Masonic Temple, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the book:
Hiking with Nietzsche