Philosophy Dialogue Series examines 'Defining, Re-Defining the Self'

By Daniel Palomo III
University News Service
October 7, 2013

The Texas State University Department of Philosophy hosts a dialogue series of over 40 lectures, interactive presentations and discussions from Oct. 14 - Oct. 18.

Week four of the dialogue series covers “Defining and Re-defining the Self.” They are held in the Dialogue Room 111 at Derrick Hall unless otherwise noted. All events are free and open to the public.

Oct. 14
Accomplishing the “Impossible” in spite of a Brain Damaged Death

2 p.m., Joseph Brann, author of Being THE Successful Failure! The First DEMotivational Speaker!

Oct. 15
Hamlet: The Search for the Elusive Self

12:30 p.m., Rebekah Read and David Tamez, dialogue students

Oct. 16
Dialogue at the San Marcos Public Library:
Pride, Humility, and the Self

3:30 p.m., Rebecca Raphael, religious studies

Oct. 17
Naturalism and the Self
11 p.m., Gilbert Fulmer, philosophy, and the Reason, God, and Nature Class

Oct. 18
Talk of the Times
12:30 p.m., Phi Sigma Tau, philosophy honor society

Sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series include: American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, New York Times, National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President for Student Affairs.

For more information and a schedule of upcoming Philosophy Dialogue Series events please visit