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Zephyr Philosophy Club 2023-2024

A monthly philosophy gathering for high school students, led by Dr. Molly Oshatz (Zephyr Institute)

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Zephyr Philosophy Club 2023-2024
Zephyr Philosophy Club 2023-2024

Time & Location

Jan 09, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PST

Atherton, Atherton, CA, USA

About the Event

About the Club

The Zephyr Philosophy Club is a monthly gathering of high school students interested in philosophy. Past topics have included ethics, epistemology, existentialism, moral relativism, pragmatism and moral realism, drawing on short readings from philosophers including Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Kant, Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, and William James. Club members select the topics and suggest readings.

Meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month during the school year from September to November then January to May from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. *Dates published here may change, some sessions may be added/cancelled based on the Club's preferences. Once accepted, please follow the schedule shared by Dr. Molly Oshatz to the group.

Exact location in Atherton, CA will be sent to accepted members. Carpools encouraged.

Please register HERE. Membership is free and pizza dinner is on us!

About Dr. Molly Oshatz

Molly Oshatz is a Senior Fellow and Director of High School Programs at the Zephyr Institute’s Center for the Study of First Principles. Educated at Yale University (B.A., Ethics, Politics, and Economics) and the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D, Intellectual History), she has served as Assistant Professor of History at San Francisco State University and Florida State University. Dr. Oshatz's publications include Slavery and Sin: The Fight Against Slavery and the Rise of Liberal Protestantism (Oxford University Press, 2011). Her work has also been published in Modern Intellectual History, Church History, The Journal of Southern History, and First Things.

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