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Philosophy For All is London's most vibrant forum for discussing life, politics, science, art and thought. It is open to anyone interested in ideas. We meet every week, bringing you talks, walks, debates, a film club and much more! Come and hammer ou

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Meet locals intrigued by philosophy and its impact on our understanding of life, the universe and everything! The usual format is a dinner at a restaurant in the city, with a limited number of people to enjoy conversation and intellectual give and ta

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Calling all Atheists, Agnostics, FreeThinkers, Humanists, Secularists, Brights, Skeptics, Philosophers, and those who are questioning religion. Gotham Atheists is about secular, science, and social human interactions. Being secular in your approach

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The Singapore Philosophy Group meets to discuss life and it's fundamental questions. These gatherings are informal; we enjoy banter as much as debate. All are welcome and we hope that you will join us in our enquiries. As Socrates said, The unexamine

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After a two year absence, the London Philosophy Now Meetup Group relaunched in 2011. We are a group of people interested in ideas, and include local readers of Philosophy Now magazine. We meet about once a month in a pub in central London to discuss

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Q:  If you had to declare a manifesto for this group, what would it be? A: That philosophy is for everybody.  That, while it uses abstraction, its value rests on its concrete utility in everyday life.  For example, you don't have to know how to prog

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The Existentialist Society is for those who question whether life has a meaning and a purpose. And for those who despairingly ponder whether one can live without self-deception or without hedonistic escapism. Yet who, despite the anguish of life's fu

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Meet other local Philosophers, thinkers, dreamers, curious people to discuss the world and what we know about it. Why study philosophy? "Philosophy is to be studied, not for the sake of any definite answers to its questions, since no definite answers

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You're invited to join our Socrates Cafe group here in Louisville. The short description of a Socrates Cafe is people getting together to ask philosophical questions with the purpose of (maybe) getting a better understanding of the topic, philosophi

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There must be intelligent life in TO. Join this informal discussion group where we meet to discuss a wide range of provocative and challenging topics and pontificate on anything from China to Gender, from Cults to Culture. The perspective can be phil

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April 1, 2015

Socrates Café are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratizing; the idea that we learn more when we question and questi

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March 5, 2015

Let’s try learning together how to use philosophy for better understanding of sophisticated world we are living in. To get a feeling, what this group should be about, please watch George Carlin's "Euphemisms" sketch: https://www.youtube.com/wat­ch?v=v

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February 17, 2015

If you enjoy thinking and talking about topics such as truth, justice, morality, the nature of man, logic, science and how all these affect our daily lives, then Dialog is a group for you. Over 30 years ago, in Orange County, California, a small grou

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Thinkers
February 15, 2015

While "Hell may be other people," we suggest embracing the challenge and coming to a meet up where we discuss an existential text each month. There is no group leader, just interested parties who enjoy a stimulating conversation and a good cuppa.

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February 8, 2015

The central question that has framed the inquiries of the greatest philosophers, artists, and teachers of mankind, in the East, West, and everywhere in between--from The Buddha to Thoreau to Neruda--has always been, what is the good life? How should

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December 7, 2014

The Philosopher's Circle is a cafe style gathering that is open to anyone who wishes to attend - the more diversity the better! And uses the cafe conversation approach to exchange thoughts, ideas and experiences about a question or topic. There is no

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Ideas people and thinkers
November 25, 2014

"OPEN TALK, OPEN MINDS, OPEN IDEAS." Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. We meet at 7 pm every second and fourth Wednesday evening at the Serious Coffee, 230 Cook Street.

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October 19, 2014

A low-key group, begun in the Bay Area in late 2013, to explore the Stoic philosophy and further our lives. Stoicism is a Hellenistic philosophy, in which we promote Reason and seek lives lived Conformably with Nature. As a group, we are pursuing stu

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October 5, 2014

Study Group, meeting bi-weekly, reading the work of Rudolf Steiner and related authors; cosmology, epistemology, esoteric sciences, etc

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September 17, 2014

For anyone interested in discussing philosophy. Whether you're a complete novice, or an expert in the field, please join us.

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