Reading Group: The Transcendentalists on Walking

16 Sep

151019_r27147READING GROUP:

PCPN is back this fall with, Walk This Way: Philosophy of Walking. Don’t miss our meetings most Tuesday evenings (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha.

This week:

  • 09/18 – The Transcendentalists
    1. Emerson, “Nature”
    2. Thoreau, “Walking”

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Please bring either a digital or hard copy of the text with you to the discussion.

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.

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • September 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, “Our Divided World: The Quest for Nuclear Disarmament and the Growing Dangers of Wars Among Nuclear-Armed States” Ms. Jacqueline Cabasso, Gumberg Library, 1st Floor, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Duquesne University

OTHER NEWS:

  • None

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Walk This Way: Philosophy of Walking

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 09/18 – The Transcendentalists
    1. Emerson, “Nature”
    2. Thoreau, “Walking”
  • 10/02 – Nietzsche
    1. Nietzsche, “On Walking” (excerpts)
    2. Gros, “Why I am So Good at Walking”
  • 10/09 – Baudelaire, “The Painter of Modern Life”
  • 10/16 – Benjamin, “M. The Fleaneur” in Arcades Project,416-455
  • 10/30 – Debord, “Theory of the Dérive”
  • 11/06 – Abram/Jensen/Gary Snyder, TBD
  • 11/13 – Rebecca Solnit, TBD
  • 11/27 – De Certeau, “Walking in the City”
  • 12/04 – Teju Cole, Selections from Open City
  • 12/11 – Tim Ingold, “Ways of mind-walking: reading, writing, painting”

 

One Response to “Reading Group: The Transcendentalists on Walking”

  1. Tom Avalon September 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm #

    I cannot attend this term after all. Have Great Discussions!

    Ripple in still water

    On Sun, Sep 16, 2018, 12:55 PM Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Network wrote:

    > jleavittpearl posted: “READING GROUP: PCPN is back this fall with, Walk > This Way: Philosophy of Walking. Don’t miss our meetings most Tuesday > evenings (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha. This week: 09/18 – The > Transcendentalists Emerson, “Nature” Thoreau, “Walking” ” >

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