The Philosophy Club Presents: Coffee with a Professor – Dana Nelkin

Come join us this Thursday, 9 November, for coffee and conversation with Professor Dana Nelkin.  The event will take place at the Mandeville coffee cart.  Drinks are free; you just need to bring yourself!  Professor Nelkin focuses her work on ethics, especially issues of free will and moral responsibility, and their intersection with psychology and law.  Next quarter she will be teaching both PHIL 50 (Law and Society) and PHIL 185 (Philosophy of Religion).

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The Philosophy Club Presents: uPHSRG’s First Fall17 Meeting (19 October, 2017)

uPHSRG is back and ready to read some medieval texts!  This quarter will begin with reading Kepler’s Astronomia Nova, a foundational work in the history of astronomy and physics.  Our first meeting will be this Thursday, the 19th of October in the Science Studies Conference Room (HSS 3025).  We will listen to a brief talk on Kepler and his philosophical and scientific context, and then discuss how we want to tackle the text.  There is no required reading, so just come and enjoy yourself and the oreos!

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The Philosophy Club Presents: Movie Night (3/6/2017)

Come join us for free food and a movie!  Details are included in the flyer below.  Contact Ye Kim at if you have any questions!Phil Club Movie Flyer2.png

The Philosophy Club Presents: Coffee with A Philosopher (11/9/2016)


The Philosophy Club Presents: Horror Movie Night! (10/28/2016)


Free food and movie! Come join us for a horror movie night in the philosophy department Seminar Room, HSS 7077 at 7pm! We’ll be watching an episode from the TV series, Black Mirror. Black Mirror can be described as a modern day “Twilight Zone” that focuses on the dark and unexpected consequences of new technologies. If anyone is interested, we’ll also be holding a discussion afterwards to talk about some philosophical topics pertinent to the episode. Food and refreshments will be provided- please participate in the poll on the Facebook event page so we know what kind of food to get. Everyone is welcome! October 28th, save the date! We look forward to seeing you there!

The Philosophy Club Hosts: Hiking Social! (10/15/2016)


Come join us for a morning hike this Saturday! We’ll be meeting on I-Walk in ERC International House at 9AM to take the 101 bus up to the North Torrey Pines State Reserve, so remember to bring your UCSD student ID/bus pass/bus fare! All are welcome!

Other things you might want to bring:
– water
– sunscreen
– swim trunks/swim suit
– a positive attitude

Questions? Comment on this post or e-mail We look forward to meeting you all!



Coffee with a Philosopher (Date TBA)




-Updates of this calendar will be posted as they become available-