2011-2012 Discussion Groups

The GPPC sponsors the following discussion groups:

Ethics Discussion Group
Monday, November 14, 2011

5pm-6:15pm - Lecture "Are Moral Values Nothing More than Feelings?"
Jesse Prinz, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, CUNY Graduate Center
The College of New Jersey, Library Auditorium

6:30pm-8:30pm - Faculty Discussion & Dinner with Jesse Prinz
On Prinz's "The New Sentimentalism" (Participants will purchase their own dinners)
Bliss Hall 101

Book details: Jesse Prinz, The Emotional Construction of Morals (Oxford University Press, 2007). (A limited number of books will be provided for participants.)

Rick Kamber, The College of New Jersey, rkamber@tcnj.edu

Email for confirmation, more information, and subsequent discussion meetings.

Driving Directions: http://tcnj.pages.tcnj.edu/about/campus-info/directions-to-tcnj/

Philosophy of Religion Discussion Group
Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7:30-9:30pm (Sept-Dec)
Greaton Room - Barbelin-Lonergan Building, 116
Saint Joseph’s University

Participants are faculty-level from the southeastern Pennsylvania area.
Free parking at 54th and City Avenue, Philadelphia.
Light refreshments provided, courtesy of the GPPC.

Book Details:
Johnston, Mark, Saving God: Religion After Idolatry (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009).
Available in hardcover edition only: $24.95

Joseph Godfrey, Saint Joseph’s University, jgodfrey@sju.edu
For further info contact Joanne Devlin, jdevlin@sju.edu - 610.660.1564

Asian and Comparative Philosophy Discussion Group
Meets at 6pm on Wednesdays.
Main Hall, Room 132 (Room 415 on Oct 5)
West Chester University

September 21
October 5
October 19
November 2
November 16

January 25
February 8
February 22
March 7
March 21
April 4
April 18

Brian Van Norden, Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy (Hackett, 2011)


F. J. Hoffman, West Chester University, fhoffman@wcupa.edu - 610.436.2361

Work in Progress: Epistemology Discussion Group
Swarthmore College
Papazian, Room 325

Check the main page of this website for up-to-date details or call 610.328.8433.

Peter Baumann, Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, Swarthmore College, pbauman1@swarthmore.edu

Email for confirmation, more information and directions to the meeting place and information for subsequent discussion meetings.