|Café Philo DC: “What is the Role of Law in Enabling the Abuse of Power?”
Moderator: John McGuinness
No Registration Required
Café Philo DC is a moderated, philosophical roundtable discussion for the general public founded by Ken Feldman in 1999. Modeled on the Parisian prototype, the event welcomes all philosophically curious people to discuss the big questions in life. Topics usually encourage the practical application of philosophical principles. Past topics include: Am I sane? Does knowledge inhibit the imagination? What is humor? Is mathematics merely a human construct? Who belongs to that voice in my head? Does freedom of choice enslave us? Should atheists proselytize? Is romance a necessary illusion? What is the role of reason in human affairs? Are we making progress? Can a reader understand a novel better than its author? Are there limits to tolerance? and Is the individual more important than the community?
Discussions usually take place on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month and are complemented by a Yahoo discussion list called Café Philo DC Dialogue at (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cafephilodcdialogue/). Please contact Ken Feldman at [email protected] with questions and requests to be placed on the listserv for meeting notices and background material relevant to each topic. This information may also be found on the Café Philo DC Dialogue discussion list.
Saturday, Oct 26 2013 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm [ iCal ]
Tenley-Friendship Neighborhood Library (Large Meeting Room)
4450 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States