Tag: Philosophers Cafe

Philosopher’s Cafe is back with ‘human nature’ discussion, Wednesday

The Philosophers Café is back, Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Aardvark Wine Lounge, 304 Pine St., Green Bay. “We kick the year off with some tasty philosophical questions about the reality of human nature and whether it is inclined toward moral good or harm. What is ‘human nature’, if there […]

Philosophers Café meets May 11

The Philosophers Café meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2017 at St. Brendan’s Inn (234 S. Washington Street, Green Bay) to discuss “Does Reality come in Degrees.” Associate Prof. Christopher Martin (Philosophy and Humanistic Studies) will moderate the discussion. “Plato famously posited in addition to the ever-changing particulars that surround us a realm […]

Philosophers Café meets April 13

The Philosophers Café meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Titletown Brewing Company (200 Dousman Street, Green Bay) to discuss Politics in an Age of Polarization. Assistant Prof. Weinschenk (Political Science & Public and Environmental Affairs) will moderate the discussion. Learn more about the upcoming event.

Reminder: Philosophers Café meets March 9

The Philosophers Café meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at St. Brendan’s Inn in Green Bay to discuss The Past, Present, and Future of Workers, Jobs and Organized Labor. Asst. Prof. Jon Shelton (Democracy & Justice Studies) will be moderate the discussion. Learn more about the upcoming event.

Tonight: 2017 Philosophers Café kicks-off with Provost Greg Davis

Maybe one of your New Year resolutions was to get out more, or find opportunities to chat with folks about different and odd but stimulating topics. Heck, maybe it was to finally unearth the governing dynamics of this brilliant universe of ours. Or maybe it was just to drink more coffee or beer in local establishments where […]

2017 Philosophers Café kicks-off with Provost Greg Davis (this Thursday)

Maybe one of your New Year resolutions was to get out more, or find opportunities to chat with folks about different and odd but stimulating topics. Heck, maybe it was to finally unearth the governing dynamics of this brilliant universe of ours. Or maybe it was just to drink more coffee or beer in local establishments where […]

Dan Meinhardt returns to the Philosophers Café

The time Assoc. Prof. Dan Meinhardt (Human Biology & Women’s and Gender Studies) led a discussion at the Philosophers Café, attendees were left to ask family members and co-workers : “Do you really think gender —I mean the biological fact — could be nothing more than a social construct?  That’s crazy, isn’t it?”  Meinhardt promises to […]

Philosopher’s Café: An appreciation for differing opinions

The Philosopher’s Café was featured in a recent Green Bay Press Gazette article. The Café is a monthly informal discussion held in local coffee shops or pubs open to community members. The discussions are moderated by faculty from either St. Norbert College or UW-Green Bay. Topics range from gun control to transgender and free will […]

Philosophers’ Café meeting

Is imitation the greatest form of flattery? Is it a negative? This will be the main topic of discussion for the Philosophers’ Café from 7-8:30 p.m. this Thursday, Oct.13. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Sawa Senzaki (Psychology and Human Development) will be evaluating various areas of interest surrounding imitation, including why we imitate, its evolutional origin […]