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CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS & LECTURES

Today is June 28th. It's a Tuesday
so there is no event today.

All of StoicDan's philosophy groups include a discussion format.
This promotes civil discourse and common ground issues.
All groups are free and open to the public. All groups are secular
and no advance reading is needed. Here are quick links to the
meetings, in case you can't access the Meetup site.


Orlando Stoics Every Monday 7PM Eastern Wildcard Topics Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Orlando Stoics Every Friday 7PM Eastern Book Reading Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Tampa Stoics 1st Fridays 7PM Eastern Epictetus / Discourses In-person only, Panera @ USF, MEETUP LINK
Socrates Cafe Some Saturdays 3PM Eastern Science & Philosophy Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Orlando Stoics Some Saturdays 6PM Eastern "Lived Philosophy" In-person only, Imperial, MEETUP LINK
Orlando Stoics Some Sundays 9AM Eastern New Lectures in Orlando Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Emerson & Thoreau 1st Thursdays 7PM Eastern American Transcendentalism Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Daytona Stoics 2nd Thursdays 7PM Eastern Ancient Stoic Texts Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Modern Buddhism 3rd Thursdays 7PM Eastern Secular Buddhism Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
Modern Minimalism 4th Thursdays 7PM Eastern Practical Minimalism Online only, MEETUP LINK, ZOOM LINK
(BREAK) 5th Thursdays 7PM Eastern (no meeting) (there is no meeting on 5th Thursdays)



CALENDAR OF PAST EVENTS (LECTURES ONLY)

Newest items at top. Icons link to published events.

Feb. 4, 2020

Lecture: "The Future of Peace: A discussion of this global issue and the related factors @ Speculative Futures, Orlando, FL    

Jan. 26, 2020

Lecture: "Engaging Young People in Philosophy and Meaning @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL (full room, 24 people)   

Dec. 29, 2019

Lecture: "Death by Despair: Defining Middle-Age Despair & Solutions" (Part 2) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL    

Dec. 22, 2019

Lecture: "Death by Despair: Are American Men Dying from Desperation?" (Part 1) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL    

Nov. 26, 2019

Lecture "100 Years of Science: Stranger Than Fiction" @ Orlando's Thinkers Group, Altamonte Springs, FL
Co-presented by Marco Brunelli (theoretical physicist)      

Oct. 24, 2019

Panel "No Assumptions: Public Discourse" (StoicDan spoke on Social Contract) @ Winter Park, FL
Moderator: Banks Helfrich. Sponsor: Nicole Heintzelman, Winter Park Public Library. Attendance: 30 people.        

Oct. 22, 2019

Lecture "Unsocial: What role do women play in the Social Contract?" @ Orlando Thinkers Group, Altamonte Springs, FL
This discussion of Mary Wollstonecraft, Carol Pateman, Virginia Held, and Christine Di Stefano.    

Oct. 6, 2019

Lecture "Stoicism & The Holocaust: How to engage young people with Viktor Frankl's writings" @ STOICON-X ATHENS 2019
Presented at American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece. Hosts: Alkistis Agio and Donald Robertson.

Sep. 29, 2019

Lecture "Unsocial: What role do women play in the Social Contract?" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL
This discussion of Mary Wollstonecraft, Carol Pateman, Virginia Held, and Christine Di Stefano.  

Sep. 22, 2019

Lecture "Unsocial: How can we modernize the Social Contract?" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL
A discussion of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and the Modern Social Contact.  

Sep. 10, 2019

Lecture "Unsocial: How can we modernize the Social Contract?" @ Orlando Thinker's Group, Altamonte Springs, FL
A discussion of Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, and the Modern Social Contact    

Aug. 11, 2019

Lecture: "Unsatisfied: Can we buy our way to happiness?" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL
Includes the personal story of Gandhi's grandson and "the pencil".  

June 23, 2019

Lecture: "Margaret Fuller & The Transcendentalists" (Women in Philosophy) @ UUUF, Orlando, FL  

May 26, 2019

Lecture: "Unreason: Why are we ignoring facts in this age of science and technology?" (Part 2) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

May 19, 2019

Lecture: "Unreason: Why are we ignoring facts in this age of science and technology?" (Part 1) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Apr. 28, 2019

Lecture: "Is Forgiveness disappearing today?" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

March 3, 2019

Lecture: "Margaret Fuller & The Transcendentalists" (Women in Philosophy) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Jan. 27, 2019

Lecture: "What did Emerson Say?" (Emerson's Divinity School Address) @ UUUF, Orlando, FL  

Jan. 27, 2019

Lecture: "Redefining Equality: Balancing the concepts of freedom and equality" (Part 2) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Jan. 20, 2019

Lecture: "Redefining Equality: Balancing the concepts of freedom and equality" (Part 1) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Dec. 30, 2018

Lecture: "What did Emerson Say?" (Emerson's Divinity School Address) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Nov. 25, 2018

Lecture: "Thoreau and Transcendence" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Nov. 11, 2018

Lecture: "Selected Essays from Ralph Waldo Emerson" (Part 2) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Nov. 4, 2018

Lecture: "Selected Essays from Ralph Waldo Emerson" (Part 1) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Sep. 29, 2018

Lecture: "Comparing Stoicism & Minimalism" @ STOICON 2018
Video published Nov 8, 2018 by University of London, London, England  

Sep. 16, 2018

Lecture: "Comparing Stoicism & Minimalism" @ UUUF  

Sep. 2, 2018

Lecture: "The Minimalist Movement" @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL  

Nov. 15, 2017

Lecture: "Stoicism 101" (key concepts and history of Stoicism) @ UUUF, Orlando, FL  

June 18, 2017

Lecture: "Stoicism 101" (key concepts and history of Stoicism) @ Plato's Cave, Orlando, FL