There’s quite the smorgasbord for Uber-Mensches (and Uber-Mensch-ladies) this March for folks considering a Not School experience. Sign up and come on into the Citizens’ Forum for proposals, and check out the already-established Not School groups.
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- You want Thomas Hobbes? You get Thomas Hobbes. Keegan Venzomeran has proposed a short selection from Leviathan—but if you read like William Shatner talks, the number, of, commas, will slow you down a lot.
But wait! There’s more!
- Nothing brightens my morning like a strong cup of joe and meditating on the lonely and probably syphilitic writings of Friedrich Nietzsche (actually, seriously, it does). PEL Citizens can get in on that hot Deutschländer action by clicking here.
- Granted, if you’re like me, an atheist who wants to be right all the time and rub it in people’s faces (or at least sound like it and rub it in people’s faces #ChristopherHitchens) you probably haven’t read a lot of Daniel Dennett. But DD (as he’s known to his friends), is incredibly thoughtful and a super nice guy. So check out this already kicked-off series of seminars on Daniel Dennett’s Consciousness Explained led by Tara Leigh Bell and Brian Wise.
- We’ve also got seminars scheduled in our Intro to Readings in Philosophy series. Your humble author is leading these. We got Plato, we got Aristotle, we got Descartes and Montaigne. You can sign up for all four by clicking above and suggest future readings and/or drinking games (every time Aristotle writes “happiness,” sip, every time he says “virtue,” chug!).
- And don’t forget the Hegel’s “Logic” Aftershow! It’s taking place on 3/27 at 6pm EST via Google Hangout. You don’t have to read any Hegel (and probably shouldn’t, really. No one should); you just have to listen to the two discussions (four installments for you non-Citizens), join the group, and have something interesting to say to Mark, your favorite host Danny Lobell, and a sweet Hegel scholar named Christopher Yeomans from Purdue.
Here’s what’s great: you don’t want to do these? You want to dig into the esoteric and moribund philosophical poetry of Scott Weiland (#toosoon?), go ahead and join us as a PEL Citizen and you can propose your own groups and study along with others (STP fans and non-fans welcome). Just remember to hit the high points of our proposal guidelines.