Monthly Archives: April 2011

Philosophy Cafe: Dr Andrew Vandenberg on democratisation in the Middle East

April Philosophy Café Dr Andrew Vandenberg asks why Egypt began to democratise while Libya has fallen into civil war Wednesday 27 April from 7-9pm at The Barking Dog hotel At this month’s philosophy café Dr Andrew Vandenberg, Senior Lecturer in … Continue reading

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No DPS meeting this Wed 27 April

No DPS meeting this week There will be no Deakin Philosophical Society meeting this Wednesday 27 April due to the intra-trimester break. We’ll next meet on Wednesday 4 May. See below for other philosophical events to keep you satiated until … Continue reading

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What is democracy?

Friends, DPS meeting What is democracy? Wednesday 20 April from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on Deakin’s Waurn Ponds campus This Wednesday the Deakin Philosophical Society will meet to discuss the question What is democracy? Our discussion last week of Nussbaum’s essay … Continue reading

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Education and democracy

Friends, DPS meeting The education crisis and the depletion of democracy Wednesday 13 April from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on Deakin’s Waurn Ponds campus This Wednesday the Deakin Philosophical Society will meet to discuss a 2011 essay by philosopher Martha Nussbaum … Continue reading

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Why is it so hard to find happiness?

Friends, DPS meeting Why is it so hard to find happiness? Wednesday 6 April from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on Deakin’s Waurn Ponds campus This Wednesday 6 April from 5-6.30pm in room ib3.307 on Deakin’s Waurn Ponds campus the Deakin Philosophical … Continue reading

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