Category Archives: DPS notices

Lying, this Wed. 3 Oct. from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus

Lying Wednesday 3 October from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus This week the DPS will meet to discuss lying. Yes lying, as in not telling the truth, but also Lying the short essay by Sam Harris that … Continue reading

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DPS AGM, Wed. 17 Oct. from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus

DPS AGM Wednesday 17 October from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus Also, note that the DPS Annual General Meeting will take place at our regular meeting time in two weeks. We’re looking for young, enthusiastic students to … Continue reading

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[26 Sep] Phil Cafe: ‘Are we racist or are we gullible?’ by Prof Linda Briskman

Coming Philosophy Café Professor Linda Briskman presents ‘Are we racist or are we gullible?’ Wednesday 26 September from 7-9pm at The Barking Dog hotel On Wednesday 26 September Professor Linda Briskman will talk at Philosophy Café on the question ‘Are … Continue reading

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[26 Sep] No DPS meeting due to intra-trimester break

No DPS meeting this Wednesday 26 September There will be no DPS meeting this week due to the intra-trimester break. What a great opportunity to get along to Professor Linda Briskman’s Philosophy Café presentation on the question ‘Are we racist … Continue reading

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[19 Sep] It’s better to live on your knees than die on your feet: Hobbes on the dangers of political idealism

It’s better to live on your knees than die on your feet: Thomas Hobbes on the dangers of political idealism Wednesday 19 September from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus This Wednesday 19 September from 5-6.30pm the Deakin … Continue reading

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[12 Sep] Atheism+ : Does atheism entail more than non-belief in God?

Atheism+ : Does atheism entail more than not believing in God? Wednesday 12 September from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus For those of you who are not aware, there has been something of a schism in the … Continue reading

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[29 Aug] DPS meeting: Corrinna Waycott, ‘The evolution of nature and gender roles in Disney’. 5-6.30pm, ib3.307

Corrinna Waycott (Deakin) presents ‘“Angel, ha! She’s a female! And all females is poison!”: The Evolution of nature and gender roles in the Disney Fairy Tale Tradition’ Wednesday 29 August from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus This … Continue reading

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[5 Sep] DPS, Christian Union debate: ‘Is the Bible a sexist text?’ From 5pm in the KD Stewart centre, WP campus

‘Is the Bible a Sexist Text?’ — a debate between the Deakin Philosophical Society and the Deakin University Christian Union Wednesday 5 September from 5pm in the room above the KD Stewart Centre on the Waurn Ponds campus Due to … Continue reading

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[22 Aug] Daniel Connell presents ‘Truth and morality: Nietzsche, Heidegger and Adorno’. 5-6.30pm in ib3.307

Daniel Connell (Deakin) presents ‘Truth and morality: Nietzsche, Heidegger and Adorno’ Wednesday 22 August from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus This Wednesday (22 Aug) from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus Deakin PhD candidate Daniel … Continue reading

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[15 Aug] The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema, Part Three

The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema, Part Three Wednesday 15 August from 5-6.30pm in ib3.307 on the Waurn Ponds campus This Wednesday (15 Aug) will be the final week that the Deakin Philosophical Society spends watching and discussing Sophie Fiennes’ and … Continue reading

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