Reading Group is Back!

11 Jan

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PCPN is excited to kick back into gear this month (01/23) with a wither/spring session looking at Continental Readings of Early Modern Philosophy.

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Time: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Location: Bloomfield Crazy Mocha (4525 Liberty Ave).

As a reminder, even though we have moved to thematic groups, there is no expectation that people participate in every week, so even if you can’t commit to the whole section, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

Schedule:

  • 01/23 – Machiavelli, selection from The Prince, Chs. 1-10
  • 01/30 – Althusser, Machiavelli and Us, Chapter 1
  • 02/06 – Hobbes, selection from Leviathan, “Of Man” 9–42, Chs. 1-7
  • 02/13 – Strauss, selections from The Political Philosophy of Hobbes,1-30
  • 02/20 – LaRochefoucauld, Maxims
  • 02/27 – Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human, “On the History of Moral Sensations”
  • 03/06 – Descartes, Meditations I-II
  • 03/13 – Foucault, Madness and Civilization, excerpt; Derrida, “Cogito and the History of Madness”; Foucault’s response to Derrida, appendix to second edition of Madness and Civilization
  • 03/20 – Leibniz, Monadology, selections from Anne Conway, The Principles, Chs. 1-3
  • 03/27 – Tarde, “Monadology and Sociology”
  • 04/03 – Deleuze, The Fold, Chs. 1-2
  • 04/10 – Spinoza, Ethics I
  • 04/17 – Deleuze, On Spinoza, 3-29
  • 04/24 – Hume, TBD
  • 05/01 – Continental Reader of Hume, TBD

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • None this week

OTHER NEWS:

Ever wondered how much we have really covered in reading group? Check out the new link that includes a (nearly) comprehensive list of every text that has been covered by the reading group since its inception a few years ago. LINK HERE

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Dr. Fred Evans’ keynote from (un)commons: theory and public space is now available on youtube and our video page. Check it out!

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Continental Readings of Early Modern Philosophy:

  • 01/23 – Machiavelli, selection from The Prince, Chs. 1-10
  • 01/30 – Althusser, Machiavelli and Us, Chapter 1
  • 02/06 – Hobbes, selection from Leviathan, “Of Man” 9–42, Chs. 1-7
  • 02/13 – Strauss, selections from The Political Philosophy of Hobbes,1-30
  • 02/20 – LaRochefoucauld, Maxims
  • 02/27 – Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human, “On the History of Moral Sensations”
  • 03/06 – Descartes, Meditations I-II
  • 03/13 – Foucault, Madness and Civilization, excerpt; Derrida, “Cogito and the History of Madness”; Foucault’s response to Derrida, appendix to second edition of Madness and Civilization
  • 03/20 – Leibniz, Monadology, selections from Anne Conway, The Principles, Chs. 1-3
  • 03/27 – Tarde, “Monadology and Sociology”
  • 04/03 – Deleuze, The Fold, Chs. 1-2
  • 04/10 – Spinoza, Ethics I
  • 04/17 – Deleuze, On Spinoza, 3-29
  • 04/24 – Hume, TBD
  • 05/01 – Continental Reader of Hume, TBD

 

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