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Special Events in 2018: Mar | Apr
Date/TimeTitle of Event and VenueContact

3rd Thurs. of
each month

Orange County Philosophy Now Meetup Group
All welcome!
Santa Ana, Orange County, California (exact location varies)

William Blumberg

3rd Sun. of each
month, 5pm

Philosophy-in-Los-Angeles Club
Warszawa Restaurant, 1414 Lincoln, at the corner of Santa Monica blvd, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles (310-393-8831). Also see other webpage at:

Brian Gould

1st Sun. of each
month, 4.30pm

Philosophical Roundtable discussion group
at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1149 South Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA

Diane Kern

1st & 3rd Mon. of
each month, 7.30pm

Philosopher Café hosted by Sam Orme.
at Barnes & Noble, The Pruneyard, Campbell, California

Sandra Garrison

Every Wednesday

Socrates Café: "European-style, coffee-house community where the questions always outnumber the answers"
Espresso Roma on E Street in Davis, CA

Scott McCord

Every Friday

Noetic Society, Inc. for the study of Platonic dialogue.
Women's Club of Huntington Beach, 420 10th Street.

Pierre Grimes

2nd & 4th Weds. of
each month, 10.30am

The Philosophers' Café.
Barnes & Noble at Bay and Taylor Streets, San Francisco

Christopher McCullough 


Philosophical Café. in Los Angeles
Barnes & Noble, Westside Pavillion, 10850 W. Pico Blvd. (corner of Pico and Westwood Blvds.) Los Angeles

Georgianna Streeter
or 310-475-4144 (B&N)

2nd Sunday of each month

The Santa Monica Philosophy Now Meetup Group

Santa Monica, CA


Each Thursday, 7 p.m.

Socrates Cafe, Trinity Church, 19th & Broadway, Denver, Colorado.

RegularsDistrict of Columbia

2nd & 4th Sat. of
each month, 1-3pm

Café Philo in Washington DC - all welcome!

Venue: Tenley-Friendship Branch, DC Public Library, 4450 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Ken Feldman


2nd Thurs. of
each month 7-9pm

The Merry Philosophers - monthly Philosophy Salon established in 1991.
at Urban Think! Bookstore, 625 E Central Blvd, Orlando, Florida (407-650-8004)

Odette Niebergall

Every Monday

Café Philo Monday - admission free
Englewood-Charlotte Public Library meeting room,
3450 McCall Road (State Route 776),
(Tringali Center), Englewood, Florida

Arts & Humanities Council
of Charlotte County
941-764-8100 or
Carol Mahler

Every Tuesday

Café Philo Tuesday- admission free
in All Books, 111 W. Marion Ave.,
Punta Gorda, Florida

Arts & Humanities Council
of Charlotte County
941-764-8100 or
Carol Mahler

Every Thursday

Open Café Philo Thursday- admission free
Punta Gorda Woman's Club, 118 Sullivan Street,
Punta Gorda, Florida

Arts & Humanities Council
of Charlotte County
941-764-8100 or
Carol Mahler

Every Friday

Café Philo Friday- admission free
in Punta Gorda Public Library, 424 W. Henry Street,
Punta Gorda, Florida
By reservation only, due to limited space!

Arts & Humanities Council
of Charlotte County
941-764-8100 or
Carol Mahler

Every Saturday

Café Theo - admission free
(focuses on theology and philosophy of religion)
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall,
1532 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte, Florida

Arts & Humanities Council
of Charlotte County
941-764-8100 or
Carol Mahler

3rd Wednesday of every month. 7pm The Philosophy Cafe - Gwinnett Singing Bean – Historic Lawrenceville 195 B N. Perry St (2nd floor),Lawrenceville, 30045 Steve 678-227-2746
2nd Wednesday of every month. 7pm.The Philosophy Cafe. Moe\'s at 2915 P\'tree - Buckhead 2915 Peachtree Rd N.E., Atlanta 30305Steve, 678-227-2746

2nd Wednesday of every month, 7pm

Philosophy Cafe Bistro

inside of Buckhead Kroger, Atlanta GA


1st, 3rd & 5th Sun. of
each month, 5.30pm

Club Philo - "readers of Philosophy Now most welcome"
Borders Books, 830 North Michigan Ave., Chicago

Judith Katz


Wednesdays 6-7pm 

DePauw University Philosophy Club
Venue: Mason Cellar, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

Marcia McKelligan



Philosophy Café
Rue De La Course Coffeehouse, 3128 Magazine St., New Orleans

Tim MacDonnell


1st Weds. of each month.

Anti-thesis Philosophical Forum

Venue: Kensington Row bookshop, in Kensington, Maryland

Marina Hall


Twice monthly
Sun. 3-4pm

Philosophy Café discussion group.
in The Loring Bar, 1624 Harmon Place, Minneapolis
(The convenor Jeremy Iggers edited Philosophy Now Issue 31)

Jeremy Iggers

Every Friday

Café Philo in Minnesota
Bayport Public Library, Bayport, MN 55003
(library's number is 651-439-7454)

Floyd Keller


2nd Mon. of each
month, 7.30pm

Philosophical Café
Borders Bookstore, Clayton, MO

Dave Hilditch

RegularsNew Jersey

Every Tuesday

Socrates Café - all welcome!
The Montclair Inn, 27 Hillside Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042

Steve Marchetti

RegularsNew York


Philosophers' Forum (moderated by Lou Marinoff).
Barnes & Noble Chelsea, 675 Avenue of the Americas (at 21st Street), Manhattan, NY

Jennifer Stark

Alt. Thursdays

Philosophy Café moderated by Bernard Roy.
Bamiyan Afghanistani Restaurant on 3rd Ave and E. 26th St, Manhattan, NY

Bernard Roy

2nd Thurs. of
month, 7pm

The Rochester Chapter
Meets for discussions and coffee in the Writers & Books Literary Center, 740 University Ave, Rochester, NY. David White is convenor. Admission is free to members of Writers &. Books; all others pay $3.

Tim Madigan
Tel. 585-424-3184

2nd & 4th Thurs. of
month, 7.30pm

Friends of Socrates: moderated by Mehul Shah
Borders Books, Mt. Kisco, NY

Mehul Shah
or call store for details:
Tel. 914-241-8387

Biweekly, Mon evenings

Dinner & Philosophy Now in NYC

The Philosophy Now meetup group in New York City.
Venue varies

Massimo Pigliucci
Tel. 631-476-6736


Every 2nd Weds.

Socrates Café - all welcome!
Borders Bookstore, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Mark or call Scott
at Borders: 717-234-6564


2nd Sun. of each
month, 10am

Philosophy Discussions
Board room of the Candy Factory, Knoxville, TN

Dave Buck


Every Wednesday

Socrates Café - admission free
at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin,
4700 Grover Street, Austin, Texas

Don Smith
or else call 512-452-6168

Every Wednesday of each month, from 12:00-1:15

Philosophia Club at University of Texas at Brownsville. Meetings take place in the Gazebo by the tennis courts.

Enrique, 931 302 9754


1st Sun. of each
month, 6.30pm

Socrates Café - admission free
Room 201, First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake,
569 So. 1300 E., Salt Lake City, UT

Craig Axford
801-485-4076 (evenings)

March 2018


APA Pacific Division Meeting

3 day philosophy event held this year at: 

Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
910 Broadway Circle
San Diego, California  92101

April 2018

April 2-7

The Science of Consciosness Conferemce

An interdisciplinary conference emphasizing broad and rigorous approaches to all aspects of the study and understanding of conscious awareness. Topical areas include neuroscience, philosophy, psychology, biology, quantum physics, meditation, altered states, machine consciousness, the nature of reality, culture and experiential phenomenology.


Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tuscon Arizona

21/4/2018 -24/4/2018

APA Central Division Meeting

3 day philosophy event held this year at: 

Palmer House Hilton

17 E Monroe Street

Chicago, Illinois  60603
United States

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