Movie “Examined Life” on Tuesday evening

The first philosophy movie night of the semester is tomorrow evening – Tuesday, October 27th. Here’s the info…

Movie: EXAMINED LIFE: Philosophy is in the Streets (2009)

When: Tuesday, October 27th, at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Rausch Auditorium

Info: The movie is a documentary by director Astra Taylor, and it contains interviews with the philosophers and theorists Kwame Anthony Appiah, Judith Butler, Michael Hardt, Martha Nussbaum, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Sunaura Taylor, Cornel West, and Slavoj Zizek. The film is especially concerned with the “practical applications of these thinkers’ ideas.

Discussion: Following the screening of the film there will be discussion led by Alisa Kessel from Politics and Government, Justin Tiehen from Philosophy, and Ariela Tubert from Philosophy.

This event is sponsored by the Philosophy Department, the Philosophy Club, and the Department of Politics and Government.

In addition, the Philosophy Club will be talking about the movie at their meeting at 9:00 on Wednesday in Wyatt 326.

Hope to see you there!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s