Recurring Event Philosophy as Play

Philosophy as Play

Online

A light exploration of existential and abstract philosophical issues, in dialogue with Christophe Porot, a Scholar in Residence at Cambridge University and a lover of both advanced and amateur explorations of philosophy. This series of open-ended discussions will run each Tuesday in the #ii Café voice and video channel on the Interintellect community forum on…

Workshop: Intro to First Principles Thinking Using Visual Diagraming for Life, Business and Decision Making

Online

Join AI founder Farzad Khosravi to dive into the world of first principles thinking in this dynamic workshop designed to transform your problem-solving approach. This unique event centers on real-time, interactive learning experiences, where participants become an integral part of the process. I will invite volunteers to present their challenges, and together, we embark on…

Rethinking Forgiveness – with Agnes Callard, Elizabeth Bruenig, and Jennifer Banks

Yale University New Haven, CT

Join us for a panel on forgiveness with philosophy professor Agnes Callard and journalist Elizabeth Bruenig, hosted by Senior Executive Editor at Yale University Press Jennifer Banks, as we explore the practice of forgiveness in our unforgiving age. In recent years, forgiveness has come under increasing attack. Isn’t it unfair, many have asked, to expect…

$27.00

Can We like Beauty and Badness? A Conversation about Beauty and Morality

Join Michael Spicher, a public philosopher, for an evening devoted to exploring the relationship between beauty and morality. In the 18th century, philosophers often claimed a connection between morality and beauty. They seemed to think that a virtuous person was able to comprehend beauty more fully. We don't generally think this way anymore. But we still…

$15.00

The Wealth Of Nations Reading Group, Part 5

Online

Read and discuss the most important work of economics in the Western canon. Hosted by Ben Landau-Taylor—join this discussion below or join the full reading group series here. The Wealth Of Nations laid the foundations of modern economic theory when it was published in 1776. While the structure of the economy has changed substantially since…

$20.00

The Man from the Future: A Conversation with Ananyo Bhattacharya on the Vision of John von Neumann

Online

A combination of genius and unique historical circumstance allowed a single man to sweep through so many different fields of science, sparking revolutions wherever he went. Join London Institute for Mathematical Sciences chief science writer Ananyo Bhattacharya in conversation with Chroma founder Anton Troynikov for a salon on the massive technological fingerprint of John von…

$25.00

Umbilical Phantoms: A Conversation with Siri Hustvedt and Anna Motz

Online

"The more scientists find out about the placenta, the weirder it gets. The cellular exchange creates chimeras of both mother and foetus during pregnancy." Join novelist and essayist Siri Hustvedt and forensic psychologist Anna Motz for a philosophical and psychological salon on the birth of things: babies, ideas, art. This salon will explore philosophical and…

$20.00

Recognizing Pseudoscience: Alchemy, Astrology, and Magic in the Ancient World

Online

Join philosophy student Arkadiusz Synowczyk to explore what pseudoscience is and how to recognize it, all with reference to astrology, alchemy, and magic in the ancient world. This salon is the first episode in a series on the nature of science – its power, limits, and the potential dangers it poses. Very often, claims about…

$15.00

Why You’re Afraid of Death, and Why It Matters

Online

Join Maura McInerney-Rowley and Carolyn Gregorie for an engaging discussion as we explore the intricate relationship between fear of death and the human psyche. In this inaugural session of our two-part series, we'll delve into the depths of death anxiety, examining how it shapes our thoughts, actions, and life trajectories. From unraveling the psychology behind our…

Eastern Thought vs. Western Thought – How does it shape our culture today?

Online

Why do people from different cultural backgrounds behave and think differently – if at all? A historical and philosophical lens. My name is Dhruv Ghulati and I am an AI entrepreneur and work in technology. I have lived in Hong Kong, Thailand, Qatar, across the Indian subcontinent, London and the Netherlands. You can find some…

$10.00

Addiction and Trauma

Online

Pursue the philosophical foundations of addiction in a series hosted by John T. Maier, psychotherapist and philosopher. This is the 3rd session in the philosophy of addiction series, and will focus…

$20.00