Socrates Cafe Meetups

Meet other local people who are interested in Socrates Cafe, a philosophical community. Discuss author, Christopher Phillips his popular philisophical book and program, Socrates Cafe.

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Socrates Cafe is a philosophy discussion group that is open to absolutely everyone. It's held in a casual cafe environment and we encourage everyone to join in - but there's no obligation to do so. We're bringing philosophy back to the people!

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New Acropolis, Mumbai KNOW THYSELF - Cultural activities and lectures on Practical Philosophy, Myths, Legends and Esoteric Wisdom. Come and exeperience magical evening on matters of the heart. enjoy, relax & open wide your mind and heart. Our activ

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A monthly Sunday get-together for lively conversation on a selected variety of topics. A thoughtful exchange of views and personal perspectives on the human experience. An opportunity to have an enjoyable and enriching discussion with open-minded peo

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Imagine… Hundreds of New Yorkers coming together in small groups of neighbors and fellow citizens to discuss topics of intensive interest… Hosted at no cost and at convenient locations and times… Aided by simple guiding principles… Inspired by the c

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PHILOSOPHY is the theme at this friendly, ten-year old, monthly discussion group. In a circle, we discuss and debate the philosophical question we selected by an email vote among five questions submitted by participants. We discuss and debate all are

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Do you have a hunger for deeper understanding of yourself and the world? Do you value deep, honest and respectful dialogue? Socrates Café’s are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful i

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Our Meetup Group is designed for people interested in a wide range of activities. We're open to suggestions from members (Eclectics), but as a rule we plan things to stimulate the mind and the senses. For instance, we might meet at a coffee house to

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Welcome to the Phoenix Philosophy Meetup Group! Our purpose is to discover the depths and joys of Life through our philosophical discussions, and to expand our members' mental horizons in a fun, harmonious setting. We discuss thought-provoking and me

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We are a free & open group dedicated to exploring issues common to all humanity. We meet almost every Sunday between 5pm- 7p.m. at a cafe in Publika, Kuala Lumpur . We encourage everyone to join in the discussion, but there's no compulsion to do so.

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After a two year absence, the London Philosophy Now Meetup Group relaunched in 2011. We are a group of people interested in ideas, and include local readers of Philosophy Now magazine. We meet about once a month in a pub in central London to discuss

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April 1, 2015

Socrates Café are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratizing; the idea that we learn more when we question and questi

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March 30, 2015

Just because we don't believe something, doesn't mean that it isn't true. At the same time, just because we do believe something, does not make it true either. Beliefs can change...but truth, or what is true, never does. When you believe something is

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Non-Believing Knowers
January 29, 2015

When was the last time you could discuss your thoughts openly and honestly with others? Have you ever questioned society and it's assumptions or your own? Do you like to have a good, safe discussion without fear of being attacked for having an opinio

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Thinkers
January 14, 2015

We are a group that discusses questions in the Socratic way of examining the question for built-in assumptions. We meet to learn from each other's perspectives.

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November 24, 2014

This group is dedicated to reading, thinking, and discussing our way through Plato's dialogues.  Our members are not necessarily philosophers or academics, although philosophers and academics are encouraged to join.  The only requirements are an inqu

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Socratic Thinkers
October 18, 2014

“We may leave a Socrates Café… with a heady sense that there are many more ways and truths and lights by which to examine any given concept than we had ever before imagined." —from Socrates Café, by Christopher Phillips, 2001, p. 21 Join philosophic­

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September 11, 2014

As far as we know, the first Socrates Cafe meeting in Colorado was the one held by a few of us Friday after 9/11 in 2001, and we've been meeting ever since. Now 3 meetings we list here, others that don't want to be listed here, if you want we'll help

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Socratics
September 6, 2014

We meet approximately weekly to discuss philosophy topics in a Café Philosophique or Socrates Café style. Participants propose questions. We vote on the questions and discuss the questions with the most votes. An academic background in philosophy is

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August 16, 2014

After successfully launching our first Socrates Café in KL last year, we are now starting a weekly meetup here in Chiang Mai. Socrates Café is a philosophy meetup that is open to absolutely everyone. We will meet to discuss questions that are common

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March 23, 2014

Bonjour, Ce meetup est pour les amoureux de la sagesse (philos sophia). Il se veut être un endroit où l'on peut apprendre la philosophie et pour vivre en philosophe pour tirer le meilleur de la vie. Il y a bien sûr plusieurs autres manières d'approch

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