Info on College of Complexes
College of Complexes
For a presentation on / discussion of topics of a more general nature, attend a meeting of the weekly free speech forum on social issues and current events, the College of Complexes, "The Playground for People Who Think," every Saturday evening at 6:00 PM, at the Hilltop Restaurant, 2800 W, Foster (at California).
Information (312) 842-5036
Can't attend the dialogue? Then how about attending a sporadic meeting of the 
Urgent Philosophical
Supper Club - Philosopher of the Month
Information:  Prof. Bob Lichtenbert
(773) 481-0544 or
All meetings are normally held on the 4th Friday of each month
email me
email me
There has been a general division of the ranks among the CC regulars concerning the exisitence of "intangibles." Please review these, and arrive at your own determination if the threshold has been made, and whether these merit further discussion.
Art and Life Group
Events in Progress:

Invitation and Information for
Chicago Seekers
Association for the Development of Philosophy Teaching ADOPT
Dues  for membership and journal for full-time  employees are $15, for all others only $5 for  this  year.  Please send to a check, made payable to "ADOPT" to Prof. Bob Lichtenbert at  5307 W. Nelson, Chicago  60641.   
"Association  for  the  Development  of  
Philosophy  Teaching"
The Chicago Colloquium
a philosophy discussion group open to the public will hold its next I-Thou dialogue at its annual
Meeting has been changed to "Philosopher of the Month" to be held at Mather's on Higgins (7134 W. Higgins near JFK exit at Harlem) to discuss each month a major figure in the history of philosophy.  Please check coordinator for dates and times.

2015 ADOPT Dues of $15/$5
Are Due
2015 ADOPT Dues of $15/$5
Are Due
ADOPT  Conference  and  Panel  
ADOPT  is now soliciting suggestions for a conference theme for the next conference and  its session at the convention of the Central Division of the American
Philosophical  Association in the Palmer House Hilton.

Please submit to me the title of your talk for the fall ADOPT conference on ecological ethics (date and location to be determined later).

Conference, Friday, October 31st, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Fall ADOPT conference will take place in Mundelein Center 514 on the Lake Shore Campus of Loyola University.  This conference will take place in lieu of this month's Dialogue. 
Don Sanborn,          "The Implicitly Radical Politics of Ecological Ethics"
Ralph Fifer,             "Who Speaks for the Earth?"
Doug Binkley,         "Is Direct Action To Prevent Ecological Disaster Ethical?"
Bob Lichtenbert,     "Deep Ecology and Meaning" and
Tom Derdak,           "Public Health and Ecological Challenges in East Africa." (Loyola Professor Derdak has also been Executive Director for many years of "The Global Alliance for Africa")  

We will meet for dinner at The Waterfront Cafe in Berger Park on Lake Michigan, 6219 Sheridan Rd., at 5:30.  Parking is available in the Loyola garage at Sheridan, and the CTA Red Line stops at Loyola.​