Philosophy Group

The Philosophy Group typically meets once a month. 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.

Up-to-date Information + Mailing list:
Literatursalon Philosophy Group Information

 

Dates 2018

George Steiner: Nostalgia for the Absolute & Lessons of the Masters

Meeting Space: Boston Public Library (Copley Square), Mezzanine Conference Room 3, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the books:
Nostalgia for the Absolute
Lessons of the Masters
 
Ellen Wood: The Origin of Capitalism: A Longer View

Meeting Space: Cambridge Masonic Hall, 1950 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 7:00–9:00 pm

More information about the book:
The Origin of Capitalism
Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy

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

More information about the book:
The Consolation of Philosophy