This month both the Fiction and the Theater group will be starting new texts, the Heidegger group will be continuing, and a new group exploring conservative political philosophy is just starting up. If you're interested in any of these subjects or in forming a group to read something else, you can read about how PEL Not School works and join up.
The Philosophical Fiction Group's November book will be Michel Houellebecq's The Map and the Territory. Reading will be followed by a Skype discussion to take place in early December.
The Philosophy in Theater Group will be reading selections (listed on their page) from The Grotowski Sourcebook, This one will also culminate in a Skype discussion which has yet to be scheduled.
The Heidegger Group will continue making its way through Being and Time\ this month, so check out their page to learn more. These folks have been recording their talks as they work through the book, and have accumulated an impressive backlog.
Last but not least, our new Conservative Political Philosophy Group will reading and discussing Michael Oakeshott's essay On Being Conservative (originally 1956, contained in the compendium Rationalism in Politics and other essays. They could use a few more members, so if political philosophy is your thing, you might want to check them out.
It's early in the month, so you can still get a November group off the ground if you hurry. New proposals pop up all the time, so remember to check the forum.
Enjoy your reading.
- Daniel Cole
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