Reading Group: Nietzsche on Walking

30 Sep

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:

  • 10/02 – Nietzsche
    1. Nietzsche, “On Walking” (excerpts)
    2. Gros, “Why I am So Good at 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:

  • October 4, 2018 at 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, “Crossing Borders for Civic Engagement: A Narrative Industry of Service-Learning Participant Perspectives” Dr. Jessica Mann, Director for the Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research, Berger Gallery, College Hall 207, Duquesne University

OTHER NEWS:

  • None

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Walk This Way: Philosophy of Walking

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 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”

 

READING GROUP: Thoreau on walking

23 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:

  • 09/25 – The Transcendentalists
    1. 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 26, 2018 at 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, The Meaning of Frankenstein in the 21st Century: A Faculty Panel Discussion, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University
  • September 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, “How Can We Think About Justice for Both Israelis and Palestinians?” – Dr. Nelson, Duquesne University, Union 613
  • September 28, 2018 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm, Psychology Department Colloquium featuring Dr. Thomas Csordas: Catholic Psychiatrists and the Practice of Exorcism, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University

OTHER NEWS:

  • None

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Walk This Way: Philosophy of Walking

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 09/25 – 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”

 

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”

 

Reading Group: Rousseau’s Reveries

9 Sep

jean-jacques-rousseauREADING 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:

  • 09/11 – Rousseau, “Reveries of the Solitary Walker” Chapters 1, 3, 5, 6

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:

  • None

OTHER NEWS:

  • None

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Walk This Way: Philosophy of Walking

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 09/11 – Rousseau, “Reveries of the Solitary Walker” Chapters 1, 3, 5, 6
  • 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”

 

Reading Group: Wandering the Way

2 Sep

Image result for lao tzuREADING 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:

  • 09/04 – Wandering the Way
    1. “Knowledge Wanders North” in Wandering the Way
    2. Tao-Te Ching: 8, 15, 23, 25, 27, 43, 47, 61, 76
    3. Gary Snyder, “Blue Mountains Constantly Walking,” The Practice of the Wild

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:

  • None

OTHER NEWS:

  • None

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Walk This Way: Philosophy of Walking

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 09/04 – Wandering the Way
    1. “Knowledge Wanders North” in Wandering the Way
    2. Tao-Te Ching: 8, 15, 23, 25, 27, 43, 47, 61, 76
    3. Gary Snyder, “Blue Mountains Constantly Walking,” The Practice of the Wild
  • 09/11 – Rousseau, “Reveries of the Solitary Walker” Chapters 1, 3, 5, 6
  • 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”

 

READING GROUP: We’re Back! Philosophy of Walking

29 Aug

walk-this-way-videoREADING 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:

  • 09/04 – Wandering the Way
    1. “Knowledge Wanders North” in Wandering the Way
    2. Tao-Te Ching: 8, 15, 23, 25, 27, 43, 47, 61, 76
    3. Gary Snyder, “Blue Mountains Constantly Walking,” The Practice of the Wild

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:

  • None

OTHER NEWS:

  • None

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Walk This Way: Philosophy of Walking

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 09/04 – Wandering the Way
    1. “Knowledge Wanders North” in Wandering the Way
    2. Tao-Te Ching: 8, 15, 23, 25, 27, 43, 47, 61, 76
    3. Gary Snyder, “Blue Mountains Constantly Walking,” The Practice of the Wild
  • 09/11 – Rousseau, “Reveries of the Solitary Walker”
  • 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”

Reading Group: Marion on Saturated Phenomena

1 Jul

Please note a change in schedule, this Monday (7/02) we will be discussing Jean-Luc Marion

marion-jean-luc-fREADING GROUP:

Join PCPN for our summer session, In its highest degree: Philosophy and the Sublime. Don’t miss our meetings every Monday evenings (8:00pm) at the Bloomfield Crazy Mocha.

This week:

  • 07/02 – Jean-Luc Marion, “The Saturated Phenomenon”

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:

  • None

OTHER NEWS:

  • None

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in In its highest degree: Philosophy and the Sublime:

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

  • 07/02 – Jean-Luc Marion, “The Saturated Phenomenon”
  • 07/09 – Clayton Crockett, A Theology of the Sublime, “The Analytic of the Sublime”