Click below to JOIN SOPHIA! For more info first on member benefits, visit:…/benefits-of-member…/.

Welcome newcomers and welcome back to past or existing members! On this page, you can JOIN or RENEW your members in SOPHIA. There are three membership levels to consider. When Ready, Click One of t…

SOPHIA friends, check out this powerful essay by Trustee Bertha Alvarez Manninen, on dehumanization & how to rehumanize:

Our latest piece is by Dr. Bertha Alvarez Manninen, on dehumanization & how philosophy can "re-humanize."

| By Bertha Alvarez Manninen | Theodor Seuss Geisel, known simply as Dr. Seuss, remains one of the most widely beloved children’s authors of all time. Yet not many know that his contributions consi…

In Tacoma, WA, on March 5th, head to the South Puget Sound SOPHIA Chapter's meeting on Disagreement: Strategies for Talking Across Divides at 7pm in Anderson U Ctr rm 213!

Disagreement: Strategies for Talking Across Divides How can we have productive discussions when there is disagreement? Can tools from philosophy help in these discussions? Are there strategies to u…

Check out SOPHIA's South Puget Sound Chapter, hosting a fun conversation on March 5th at 7pm!

Mon, Mar 5, 2018, 7:00 PM: • What we'll do• What to bring• Important to know


Unthinkable: Anyone can be a philosopher – if you’re open-minded enough

For #PPJNES2018, Jacqueline Alvarez, graduate student in Philosophy at San Fransisco State University, deconstructs the idea of authenticity and its implication...s for gendered identity. Show Jacki some love by offering feedback on the early draft "Operatively True: Identity and Authenticity" via the PPJ Current.

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SOPHIA members & friends in the Seattle area, check out this get together of the @Seattle Analytic Philosophy Club , a SOPHIA chapter not limited to analytic philosophers! A vibrant community of philosophical conversation:

Sun, Mar 18, 2018, 1:30 PM: Is AI an existential threat to humanity? This will be a philosophically oriented discussion of the issue (but we will have at least one AI expert in attendance). We will co

This episode was our first one recorded entirely live on the radio as well as our final episode of 2017, w/ Annie Davis Weber! Enjoy & #Share!

The last ep of 2017 was our 1st recorded live on air, featuring Dr. Annie Davis Weber, on learning from Buddhism. Enjoy & #share!

In this fifty-ninth episode of the Philosophy Bakes Bread radio show and podcast, we interview Dr. Annie Davis Weber yet again, this time on the subject of “Finding Peace” with Buddhism…

Very nice piece by Joey Techinga, republished in the Clarion Ledger of Jackson, MS.

A fantastic choice, Clarion Ledger, to put out this great piece by friend & brilliant philosopher Joey Techinga. Check it out. Props to Sam Hall. #Orchestra not #MeltingPot

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Thanks to the American Philosophical Association & the Philosophy Documentation Center for this wonderful award!

Here’s the announcement about the award released by the American Philosophical Association.

A good one from SOPHIA member James Stephens. Lol.

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Friends of SOPHIA, check out this great opportunity with the Public Philosophy Journal!

Come one, come all! The PPJ Community is currently seeking Field Editors to collaborate with the Editorial Team and Board to create and nurture partnerships wit...h public organizations working in several areas of social and political activism.

Learn more, inquire, and please share:

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We are currently accepting proposals for participation in the Public Philosophy Journal's 2018 New Engaged Scholars Digital Pilot Program.

Friends of SOPHIA, check out this message from Trustee Dr. George Lucas:

Dear [friends and] members of Sophia,

We cordially invite any of you interested in the topic of agency to join us for annual meeting in Atlanta, March 22-25, at the Marriott Buckhead near Emory University. John McDowell from the University of Pittsburgh is the keynote speaker; Richard Velkley, and eminent interpreter of Kant at Tulane university, will deliver this year‘s presidential address on the meta...physics of agency.

Please visit our Facebook page, or our webpage, at:
To download a program and find links for meeting registration and lodging reservation. We hope to see you in Atlanta!

George Lucas, Secretary, MSA

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The Metaphysical Society of America is an organization of professional philosophers that meets annually to discuss issues of fundamental concern in all of the major areas of philosophical reflection. It is a society committed to the principle that philosophical thought is open to a variety of differ...

SOPHIA is very happy to announce that we have just awarded 5 grants to excellent proposals for seeding local chapters around the US & abroad. More info coming soon. To learn more about SOPHIA, visit:

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SOPHIA's radio show & podcast, Philosophy Bakes Bread, has hit 30,000 downloads since mid-January of 2017! Thank you for listening!

“We've hit it! Since mid-January of 2017, we've had 30,013 downloads of Philosophy Bakes Bread. Thank you everybody for listening! How should we celebrate? @anthonycashio @apa_blog @apaphilosophy @DailyNousEditor @PubPhilJ @WRFL”

Check out this great profile of SOPHIA member Tommy J Curry:

Having grown up in a working-class family in Lake Charles, La., Dr. Tommy Curry is no stranger to intellectual adversity. When he joined his high school debate team at the age of 12, he began reading works by Frantz Fanon and Derrick Bell. He recalls how his fellow debaters resisted his...

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When you think of an all-night party in Brooklyn, a bunch of philosophy nerds digging into Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morality is prob

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As this Sunday marks the one-year anniversary of the #WomensMarch, we are honored to share this newly published documentary and essay by award-winning filmmaker... Alexandra Hidalgo.

Reflections on the Women’s March: A Place at the Table: ……/…

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Today marks a year since hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest the election of Donald Trump. Those of us who attended the protests were, in a way, objecting to an imagined future in which our president was elected after running a campaign that foregrounded sexist, racist, ho...