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Philosophy for Lunch

October 6, 2016, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Location Schmitt Hall - 242
More Information InCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
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October 6:  The Mind and the Body

What is the self? René Descartes claims that the self is a "thinking thing," the mind. If so, what is the relationship between the mind and the body? We'll read and discuss passages from Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy.

New Day: Thursdays

New Time: 11:45–12:45 PM

New Place: Schmitt Hall, room 242 (the new Philosophy department seminar room)

What is P4L?
Students and professors close-read and discuss a few of the greatest passages in the history of philosophy.

Who's invited?
No preparation or previous knowledge of philosophy is needed. Everyone is welcome!

Should I bring anything?
Bring a beverage, and if you're hungry, bring your actual lunch.

Brought to you by the Department of Philosophy at Montclair State University