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2 March 2017 (Thu) , 12-1pm
Major Fair 2017: Why Major in Philosophy?
7 March 2017 (Tue) , 12-1PM At Classroom 20 The Dollars and Sense Behind Majoring in Philosophy “What I’m findin...
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7 March 2017 (Tue) , 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Philosophy Talk: A Theory of Injustice in Global T...
Professor Sarah Goff discusses the different kinds of injustice at play in global supply chains. These supply chains ...
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8 February 2017 (Wed) , 4.30-6pm
Philosophy Café: Animal Rights/Ethics of Vegetaria...
Hosted by Dr Zohar Lederman. Oysters-to eat or not to eat? Apes are ‘inferior people’ so we can’t eat them, obviously...
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Gaita
11 January 2017 (Wed) , 4.30-6pm
Philosophy Café: with Raimond Gaita
THE FRAILTY OF THE IDEA OF A COMMON HUMANITY. Professor Raimond Gaita discusses the deep connection between human rig...
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  • From Philosophical Investigations
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein

Philosophy unravels the knots in our thinking; hence its results must be simple, but its activity is as complicated as the knots that it unravels ”

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