Continuing Philosophy

Coordinators

Name Email Phone
Jim Halloran jp.hallo@tds.net 608-238-7201
Ed Cothroll cothroll@tds.net 608-831-4493
The class will be reading and discussing “The Moral Landscape” [First Free Press trade paperback version published September, 2011!!] by Sam Harris, a neuroscientist. Mr. Harris reviews the age-old questions of right and wrong, good and evil, bringing a fresh perspective to the discussion. He proposes we already know enough about the brain and its relationship to events in the world that there are right and wrong answers to the most pressing questions of human life – answers that neither moral relativism nor religion can satisfactorily provide.

Location

Madison Senior Center

Meeting Day

Wednesday

Meeting Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Start Date

Sept 26, 2018

End Date

Dec 5, 2018

Participation

Regular reading/discussion

Class Size

No limit
Course Notes
No pre-enrollment; just come to the first class session.

No Class: Nov 21st, Wednesday before Thanksgiving


 

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