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Socrates Cafe A Fresh Taste of Philosophy

Author : Christopher Phillips
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"A bracing, rollicking read about the spark that ignites when people start asking meaningful questions." —O Magazine Christopher Phillips is a man on a mission: to revive the love of questions that Socrates inspired long ago in ancient Athens. "Like a Johnny Appleseed with a master's degree, Phillips has gallivanted back and forth across America, to cafés and coffee shops, senior centers, assisted-living complexes, prisons, libraries, day-care centers, elementary and high schools, and churches, forming lasting communities of inquiry" (Utne Reader). Phillips not only presents the fundamentals of philosophical thought in this "charming, Philosophy for Dummies-type guide" (USA Today); he also recalls what led him to start his itinerant program and re-creates some of the most invigorating sessions, which come to reveal sometimes surprising, often profound reflections on the meaning of love, friendship, work, growing old, and others among Life's Big Questions. "How to Start Your Own Socrates Café" guide included.

Socrates Cafe

Author : Jesse Russell
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Socrates Caf are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the Socratic Method. The groups model their discussions from the book of the same name by Christopher Phillips. Today, there are over 600 ongoing gatherings around the globe coordinated by hundreds of volunteers who share the common goal of making a more inclusive world.

Socrates Way

Author : Ronald Gross
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Socrates has inspired and guided the brightest men and women for more than two thousand years. Now you can make him your mentor-to strengthen your thinking, enrich your life, and reach your goals. In Socrates' Way, you meet Socrates face-to-face, hear his voice, and learn how he changes people's lives. The book provides step-by-step guidance on how to harness his methods to vastly enhance your own creativity and autonomy.Specifically, Socrates shares the seven keys to using one's mind to the utmost: Know thyself Grow with friends Ask great questions Strengthen your soul Verify everything Speak frankly Free your mind You will master the famed "Socratic Method" for getting to the root of any problem; launch one of Socrates' exhilarating "Dialogues" among your colleagues at work, as well as at home; and sharpen and enliven your thinking. In short, you will discover the Socratic spirit in you.

Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice

Author : Sherwood Thompson
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This encyclopedia contains over 300 entries alphabetically arranged for straightforward use by scholars and general readers alike. Thompson, assisted by a network of contributors and consultants, provides a comprehensive and systematic collection of designated entries that describe, in detail, important diversity and social justice themes.

The Philosophers Magazine

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Socrates A Guide for the Perplexed

Author : Sara Ahbel-Rappe
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An introduction to Socrates, ideal for undergraduate students taking courses in Ancient and Greek Philosophy. >

Contemporary Authors

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Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors(r) .

Living Virtually

Author : Don Heider
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Virtual worlds are most often three dimensional locales, where people create virtual personae (called avatars) who come to play, socialize, and work. This edited collection of groundbreaking research on virtual worlds offers a wide-ranging look at the sociology, politics, and communication practices in virtual worlds from a group of scholars in the United States and abroad.

Therapeutic Jurisprudence at the Conference of the International Association of Law Mental Health in Padua Italy

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Metropolitan Universities

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Time

Author : Briton Hadden
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Caf C leste

Author : François Mallet
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Habitues of an unsuccessful Parisian restaurant find a spiritual leader of sorts in a self-deluded musician, whom they make their scapegoat.

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Author : Velasquez
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Dating the Greek Gods

Author : Brad Gooch
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A guide for homosexual men seeking spiritual fulfillment is a companion to Finding the Boyfriend Within and presents a series of meditations and personal exercises inspiried by the characteristics of Greek god archetypes designed to promote better self-understanding and life satisfaction. 40,000 first printing.

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Socrates in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Author : Michael B. Trapp
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Socrates, son of Sophroniscus, of Alopece is arguably the most richly and diversely commemorated - and appropriated - of all ancient thinkers. Already in Antiquity, vigorous controversy over his significance and value ensured a wide range of conflicting representations. He then became available to the medieval, renaissance and modern worlds in a provocative variety of roles: as paradigmatic philosopher and representative (for good or ill) of ancient philosophical culture in general; as practitioner of a distinctive philosophical method, and a distinctive philosophical lifestyle; as the ostensible originator of startling doctrines about politics and sex; as martyr (the victim of the most extreme of all miscarriages of justice); as possessor of an extraordinary, and extraordinarily significant physical appearance; and as the archetype of the hen-pecked intellectual. To this day, he continues to be the most readily recognized of ancient philosophers, as much in popular as in academic culture. This volume, along with its companion, Socrates from Antiquity to the Enlightenment, aims to do full justice to the source material (philosophical, literary, artistic, political), and to the range of interpretative issues it raises. It opens with an Introduction summarizing the reception of Socrates up to 1800, and describing scholarly study since then. This is followed by sections on the hugely influential Socrateses of Hegel, Kirkegaard and Nietzsche; representations of Socrates (particularly his erotic teaching) principally inspired by Plato's Symposium; and political manipulations of Socratic material, especially in the 20th century. A distinctive feature is the inclusion of Cold War Socrateses, both capitalist and communist.

Senior High School Library Catalog

Author : H.W. Wilson Company
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Each vol. is divided into 2 parts 1st-7th ed.: Dictionary catalog and Classified catalog; 8th-9th ed. have 3rd. part: Directory of publishers.

Understanding Knowledge Societies

Author : United Nations
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As with previous World Economic and Social Surveys, this report examines recent developments and prospects for the world economy, with particular reference to developing countries. Part 1, examines the world economy in 2004, where a general improvement was detected, but where the price of oil remains an uncertain factor. Areas considered included, growth, employment and inflation. Part 2, looked at international trade, regional trends and outlook, commodity prices and markets and trade policy developments. Part 3, gives an overview of international finance, including: financial flows to developing and transition economies; net transfer of financial resources, various financial development schemes. Part 4, measures the situation of the various world economies, including the developed countries, economies in transition and developing economies.

Media Musings

Author : John Calhoun Merrill
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What if you could interview the greatest minds in the history of communication? You can, thanks to the authors, who have used their imaginations to help others learn about the important contributions that Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Dewey and others have made to the history of the press and communication. This book is very easy to read and very entertaining.

Ethics and Socratic Dialogue in Civil Society

Author : Patricia Shipley
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How can we build unity in an increasingly divided world? Could new forms of dialogue be used as a tool to foster understanding in today's fragmented societies? This volume represents a concerted attempt to think through the difficult and urgent issues facing civil society today. It considers the potential role of dialogue, especially modern Socratic Dialogue, to help answer some of the ethical questions and issues that face us all. Itself a result of international dialogue and collaboration, this book will be of interest to anyone concerned about the role of civil society in today's world.