Hey all, we’re back again to tempt you into digging deeper into upcoming live online seminar proposals in our Not School and Citizen Forum. We have, as El Guapo would say, a plethora of options for you.
Come to the Intro Readings in Philosophy Seminar on Montaigne on Sun. June 5, 5pm Eastern. Or check out the Citizens’ Forum for proposals on Film as Art and D&D, or join the in-progress group studying the positions of the presidential candidates before that’s old news. Better yet, propose your own group!
Come get involved in the coming month with a Not School group, or propose your own!
Is “Hungernachdeutschphilosophie” a made up word? Maybe, but it works.
Something for the Ubermensch in all of us: Hobbes, Nietszche, Dennett, some Intro to Philosophy readings starting with Plato, and don’t forget the Aftershow on Hegel! Get in on Not School’s offerings for March!
Seminars are now scheduled for Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, and Montaigne, free with your PEL Citizenship You can sign up for all four, and help us develop an Intro readings drinking game.
We have group proposals for October on the table, including Zizek’s Contingency, Hegemony and Universality, Reinhold Niebuhr’s The Irony of American History, and Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. The Fiction group will be reading The Call of Cthulhu.
PEL’s Not School Philosophical Fiction group talked about The Fall by Albert Camus. All are welcome to listen to the highlight, and Citizens can listen to the full conversation.
It’s September, time to get back to Not School! Check out the great proposals offered up by your fellow Citizens, or make a proposal of your own. Not a PEL Citizen yet? Find out how you can sign up and join in the fun. Plus, you can sign up for the Augustine Aftershow on Sunday 9/6 with Danny Lobell and Wes Alwan.
Have you hooked up with the PEL Citizens’ feed yet? Listened to the new recordings on C.S. Peirce, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery,” and Percy Walker’s The Moviegoer? Get in on Not School groups covering Aeschylus’s Oresteia, John Searle, Isaac Asimov, Franz Fanon, and Peirce’s “How to Make Our Ideas Clear.”
The Philosophical Fiction group in PEL’s Not School will be discussing Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” on Sunday, July 19th at 12pm(cst), via Google Hangouts
This July, our Not School groups are reading Walker Percy, Slavoj Zizek, Aeschylus and Charles S. Peirce. Come join us, and don’t forget the ep. 118 Aftershow coming up on 7/12!
Listen to the Aftershow for Episode 116 on Freud and dreams, with Danny Lobell and Wes Alwan.
The Philosophical Fiction Not School Group read the short story by Franz Kafka “In The Penal Colony” for our conversation in May. It’s about a traveler visiting a penal colony who meets the officer in charge of a justice system. (Saying anything more would spoil it; just read it!) I talked with Daniel Cole, Cezary, Continue Reading …
Come start a new discussion group during June, or explore Epicurean philosophy with the Fiction Group.
Danny Lobell was joined by Mark, Jonathan Segel, and a mass of other fellas to chat about Schopenhauer and music.
Join us for the #116 Aftershow on 6/7 (on Freud).
Mark was joined by several PEL listeners to discuss Thomas Sheehan’s 2006 Stanford lectures about historical investigations of the life of Jeshua of Nazareth. Citizens can get the recording from the Free Stuff page.
Citizens can now listen to the Philosophy and Theater Group’s discussion of Philip Auslander’s From Acting to Performance.
Citizens can listen to Seth, Danny, and newcomer Terra Leigh now, and sign up to join us on Sun., 5/17, 3pm Eastern time for the Aftershow for #115. Show up and get a free audiobook!
Tackle a trendy continental figure, read an intriguing novel, or propose something of your own! Isn’t it time to stop just listening and get in there and actively read & discuss?
Featuring Mark Linsenmayer, Michael Burgess, Tara Leigh Bell, John Ludders, Chris Eyre, Benjamin Feddersen. Recorded April 26, 2015, 1 hr., 50 min.
Does Sheehan represent a legitimate academic consensus? What are the outlines of his story about the evolution of these stories by faith communities? Should this denial of the historical accuracy of the traditional story imply a loss of faith?