At our latest Socrates Cafe Facilitators Forum, the wonderful suggestion arose that if you who organize, facilitate or take part in one of our gatherings around the world and are experiencing problems/challenges facilitating — e.g., utilizing the Socrates Cafe method of inquiry in a maximally beneficial way, dealing with ‘difficult’ participants or with disconcerting questions, […]
” Christopher Phillips is the greatest living embodiment of the Socratic spirit in our catastrophic times.” So says Democracy Cafe advisory board member, the beloved, luminary public intellectual and nonpareil scholar and activist Dr. Cornel West in the opening sentence of a stirring 12-page handwritten foreword he wrote to support Christopher and his newest book. […]
Come one come all to what are sure to be most meaningful global Socrates Cafe gatherings — the first, on October 9, is on the birthday of two of the greatest artist-musician-philosophers of all time, Jackson Browne and John Lennon, and the second, on Indigenous Peoples Day. The images have all the info! Look forward […]
Lovely feature article about our 8th annual Conversation with the Constitution in the marvelous San Antonio Report! And it makes really nice mention at the end of our upcoming Constitution Cafe this Monday on ‘The DNA of Citizenship’ https://sanantonioreport.org/conversation-with-the-constitution-examines-the-first-amendments-right-to-assemble/
Constitution Week Events! Conversation with the Constitution, and a Constitution Cafe on ‘The DNA of Citizenship’
Come one come all. We have some great events upcoming. Besides our annual (8th annual!) Constitution Day event — Conversation with the Constitution — this year we’ll also hold during Constitution Week, on September 21st, a Constitution Cafe on ‘The DNA of Citizenship.” Christopher Phillips and Karl Hebenstreit, Jr. are co-hosting this event, which gets […]
29 Julio, Socrates Cafe: Que es el papel de la cultura en tiempos de pandemia? What’s the role of culture in times of pandemia?
Acompanenos! Join us! Here’s all the info:
Pronto se celebra el día de la independencia de EEUU. Esta, así como su constitución fue la inspiración para muchos movimientos de independencia y constituciones que le seguirían, entre ellas la de México. El espíritu del ’76 (1776) es uno de libertad, de romper con lo establecido para buscar el bien común, uno incluyente y […]
Spirit of ’76 Cafe, July 3! When should we be willing torisk our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred honor?
Please join us on Friday July 3 at 4 pm Central Time U.S./Tiempo de Americas) for a Spirit of ’76 Cafe. This is a spin on our longtime Socrates Cafe initiative that is all about examining and exploring and inquiring into (rather than arguing and debating ad nauseam) matters of freedom, rights, liberties. We are […]
Socrates Cafe June 26 ¿Cómo enfrentamos y superamos el racismo? How do we confront and overcome racism?
Come one come all. Socrates Cafe on Friday June 26, 4 pm Central Time, following my appearance earlier in the day on Mexico’s premier national public radio program, Primer Movimiento, in which we’ll expolore, ¿Cómo enfrentamos y superamos el racismo? How do we confront and overcome racism? Topic: Socrates Cafe -¿Cómo enfrentamos y superamos el […]