Tag Archives: Deleuze

Last Minute Update:

21 Jun

Sorry, it’s been a busy week, so this is a little last minute, but:

  • 6/22, 4:00pm – The Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Reading Group will be discussing Claire Colebrook’s “Queer Vitalism” as part of the Summer “Get a Life!” program, examining various philosophies of life.
  • 6/22, 10:00pm – The Online Deleuze Reading Group will be meeting for a rescheduled session to discuss the second chapter of Deleuze’s “Nietzsche and Philosophy.” A link will be posted here approx. 30 minutes before the event.

This Week:

10 Jun

This Week:

6 Jun

Don’t miss this week’s Deleuze-filled Sunday:

  • 06/08, 4:00pm: Continuing the summer program, “Get a Life!”, the Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Reading Group will be discussing the intrduction and first chapter of Deleuze’s Immanence: a Life, at the East End Book Exchange.
  • 06/08, 10:00pm: The Online Deleuze Reading Group will be continuing our June project, with a discussion of the second chapter of Nietzsche and Philosophy. Link to be posted approx. 30mins before event.

This Week:

27 May
  • 05/29, 6:00pm: Point Park’s Dr. McInerney will be presenting “A Phenomenological Account of the School Shooting Spree” at the JVH Auditorium, Point Park University.
  • 05/30-06/01: The College Theology Society will be meeting at St. Vinvent College for its sixtieth annual convention.
  • 06/01, 4:00pm: The Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Reading Group will begin its six-week summer program, “Get a Life!,” with a discussion of Friedrich Nietzsche’s philosophy of life. (Stay tuned for a pdf of the first reading, later tonight).
  • 06/01, 10:00pm: The Deleuze Online Reading Group will begin its discussion and analysis of Gilles Deleuze’s short study Nietzsche and Philosophy. This week discussion will center on the first chapter of the work.

“Get a Life!” and other Summer Updates

21 May

Enjoy your break? Good, cause it’s time to get back to work! And we are happy to offer some exciting programs to help you out:

  • First, on Sunday nights at 10:00pm (EST) during June, we will be discussing Deleuze’s Nietzsche and Philosophy at the Deleuze Online Reading Group. Each week will will discuss one chapter (roughly 35 pages). If you are interested in participating, feel free to email us at pittsburghphilosophy@gmail.com with any questions. A google+ link will be posted approx. 30mins before each event.
  • Second, the Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Reading Group will be reconveaning for an exiciting summer program in June. Much like last year, we will be undertaking a themed program for the summer. This year the theme will be“Get a Life!”. “What does it mean to be alive?”, “What do we mean by the word Life?”, “What does change have to do with living?”, are just some of the many questions that we will be considering through readings of Nietzsche, Bergson, Deleuze, Henry, and Massumi. Stay tuned for more information coming soon!
  • Third, next thursday (i.e. not tomorrow, but the next one), Point Park’s Dr. McInerney will be presenting “A Phenomenological Account of the School Shooting Spree,” Thu, May 29, 6:00-7:00 at the JVH Auditorium at Point Park University.
  • Lastly, be sure to get in your abstracts for the first ever Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Conference next September. We have three kickin plenary addresses set up, and have already started recieving some promising abstracts; it is going to be a blast.

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This Week:

20 Oct
  • 10/20, 10:30pm – The Online Deleuze Reading Group will be discussing the first have of Difference and Repetition chapter 4.
  • 10/22, 6:00pm – The Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Reading Group will be reading Michel Foucault’s “Discourse on Language.”
  • 10/22, 7:30pm – Dr. Jon Levenson will be presenting “Abraham and the Absoluteness of God” at Duquesne University.
  • 10/23, 4:00pm – The Phenomenology and Religion Reading Circle will be reading Derrida’s Given Time, chapter 3.

This Week:

1 Oct
  • 10/01, The Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Network will be continuing its trek through Merleau-Ponty’s The Visible and the Invisible, with a discussion on the “Chiasm.”
  • 10/02, The Phenomenology and Religion Reading Circle will be prefacing its discussion of the phenomenology of the gift, with a look at Marcel Mass’ “The Gift.”
  • 10/6, The Online Deleuze Discussion Group will be continuing through Difference and Repetition, Chapter 3.