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Meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

0 iarwain1 26 March 2017 01:27PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

WHEN: 26 March 2017 08:00:00PM (-0400)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg 4th floor, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

No parking restrictions on weekends, so park wherever you want.

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

Meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

0 iarwain1 12 March 2017 03:45AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

WHEN: 12 March 2017 07:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg 4th floor, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

No parking restrictions on weekends, so park wherever you want.

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

Meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

0 iarwain1 03 March 2017 03:35PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

WHEN: 05 March 2017 08:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg 4th floor, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

No parking restrictions on weekends, so park wherever you want.

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

Meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

0 iarwain1 24 February 2017 05:08PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

WHEN: 26 February 2017 08:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg 4th floor, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

No parking restrictions on weekends, so park wherever you want.

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

Meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

0 iarwain1 17 February 2017 05:13PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

WHEN: 19 February 2017 08:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg 4th floor, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

No parking restrictions on weekends, so park wherever you want.

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - general discussion

Meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - usefulness and meaning of "truth"

0 iarwain1 09 February 2017 08:26PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - usefulness and meaning of "truth"

WHEN: 12 February 2017 11:00:00AM (-0500)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg 4th floor, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

This week we'll be discussing the subject of Truth - what is it, what are we aiming for exactly, why is it a useful concept to think about, etc. (Yes, this is the same subject as last week, but only one person showed up last week.)

Reading material, ordered roughly by readability:

More technical reading for those who want it:

  • Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP): Truth (or you could try the SEP or Wikipedia)
  • Pluralistic Theories of Truth: IEP, SEP

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - usefulness and meaning of "truth"

Meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - trying something new!

0 iarwain1 03 February 2017 12:09AM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - trying something new!

WHEN: 05 February 2017 11:00:00AM (-0500)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg 4th floor, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

We're going to try something for the next few weeks and see how it goes. Two main changes:

  • Meetup will be Sundays at 11:00 AM. Partly that's just because I'd like to start coming again, and that's when I can (usually) make it.
  • We'll actually have something on the agenda.

Meetup will be in the same place - upstairs philosophy department at UMBC. We can probably get access to the philosophy conference room again, I'll work on that.

For the agenda I'd like to loosely follow the order of EY's Rationality book, but only loosely and without sticking to his views in particular.

This week we'll be discussing the subject of Truth - what is it, what are we aiming for exactly, why is it a useful concept to think about, etc.

I'm going to put up some reading material for each week. The more people who glance over at least some of the material, the more intelligent the conversation will be.

Here's the material for this week, ordered roughly by ease of reading:

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Meetup - trying something new!

Meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Weekly Meetup

0 iarwain1 27 January 2017 06:29PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Weekly Meetup

WHEN: 29 January 2017 08:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg Room 456, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

Meeting is on 4th floor of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building. Permit parking designations do not apply on weekends, so park pretty much wherever you want.

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Weekly Meetup

Meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Weekly Meetup

0 iarwain1 20 January 2017 06:26PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Weekly Meetup

WHEN: 22 January 2017 08:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg Room 456, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

Meeting is on 4th floor of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building. Permit parking designations do not apply on weekends, so park pretty much wherever you want.

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore / UMBC Weekly Meetup

Meetup : Baltimore Area / UMBC Weekly Meetup

0 iarwain1 13 January 2017 05:32PM

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore Area / UMBC Weekly Meetup

WHEN: 15 January 2017 08:00:00PM (-0500)

WHERE: Performing Arts and Humanities Bldg Room 456, 1000 Hilltop Cir, Baltimore, MD 21250

Meeting is on 4th floor of the Performing Arts and Humanities Building. Permit parking designations do not apply on weekends, so park pretty much wherever you want.

Discussion article for the meetup : Baltimore Area / UMBC Weekly Meetup

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