Upcoming Events

Philosophy Study Group

Curt Hillstrom
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
At your location, via
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We will be continuing our discussion of the book An Aristotelian Account of Induction: Creating Something from Nothing by Louis Groarke, by reading chapters 4 and 5. Who thought induction could be so complicated? And so much fun!






 

Can understanding of urban ecosystems improve our odds?

Larry Baker
Saturday, June 22, 2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Shorview Library, 4560 Victoria St N Shoreview, Minnesota 55126

There will be a short business meeting prior to the presentation.

Following many centuries of mostly agrarian lives, more than half of the people on our planet now live in cities.  Early industrial cities were a mess, choked with smog, filthy water, large epidemics, to the point that lifespans around 1900 were shorter for folks living in cities than the countryside.

"Family Declassified": Uncovering My Grandfather's Journey from Spy to Children's Book Author

Katherine Fennelly
Saturday, November 16, 2024 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
At your location, via
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Why do people keep deep secrets about their lives and ancestry?  In Family Declassified (Sunbury Press, 2023) Katherine Fennelly applied her expertise as a social science researcher to answer this question regarding her grandfather, a Jewish Hungarian immigrant who arrived in the US one hundred years ago and who became a high-ranking spy for the Allies in WWII.