Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of our Fellow Creatures
Sept. 14, 2014
Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans
Oct. 12, 2014
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Nov. 09, 2014
How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee
Jan. 11, 2015
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
Feb. 08, 2015
Hope after Faith: An Ex-Pastor's Journey from Belief to Atheism
Mar. 08, 2015
A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History
Apr. 12, 2015
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
May 10, 2015
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
June 14, 2015
House of Debt: How They (and You) Caused the Great Recession, and How We Can Prevent It from Happening Again
July 12, 2015
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January Events and Dr. Joe Barnhart on February 4t|
Plan to join us for 4 important dates in January and for our annual Public Meeting on February 4th:
Roundtable (January 7th), Skeptic Book Club (January 14th), Philosophy Sunday (January 21st); Annual Business Meeting (January 28th) and Annual Public Meeting, featuring Professor Joe Barnhart, University of North Texas (February 4th)
Details below ...
January 7th, 10:30 a.m., Pellissippi State Community College
Bring your own topic for discussion. Aleta Ledendecker will coordinate this roundtable disussion. Your topic may be anything that has recently aroused your curiosity: current events, philosophical issues, etc.
Skeptic Book Club
January 14th, 5:00 p.m., Barnes and Noble Bookstore
We will be discussing: "Meditations" by Marcus Aurelius - philosopher and emperor of Rome, circa 161-180 CE; at Barnes & Noble Book Store.
January 21st, 10:30 a.m., Pellissippi State Community College
Morality and Moral Philosophy by Dr. David Reidy
In this talk, the speaker defines moral philosophy, and explains why all people need it regardless of the resources and authorities to which they are accustomed to turning when pressed with challenging moral questions.
RET Annual Business Meeting (Election of Officers and Board Members)
January 28th, 10:30 a.m., Pellissippi State Community College
RET convenes to summarize the past year, discuss future directions and elect new officers and board members.
RET Annual Public Meeting
February 4th, 10:30 a.m., Pellissippi State Community College
The public is invited to hear Professor Joe Barnhart, University of North Texas, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies. Dr. Barnhart's expertise is in church-state separation issues (both U.S. and international), Biblical criticism, religion in American society, and science/technology and human values interaction. Dr. Barnhart will speak on a subject of immense importance to our community.
Posted by pking
Jan. 03, 2007