In Brief: Philosophy Dialogue Series examines spirituality, spiritualism

By Alyssa Phillips
Office of Media Relations
October 16, 2015

The Texas State University Department of Philosophy hosts a dialogue series of unique lectures, interactive presentations and discussions. Week five of the series covers “Spirituality and Spiritualism.”

All events are held in the Comal Building, room 116, unless otherwise noted. All events are free and open to the public.

October 19
11 a.m.: Archetypes and the Meaning of Life
Rebecca Raphael, Religious Studies and Meaning of Life students

12:30 p.m.: Magical Materialism
Stefan Sanchez, Philosophy graduate student

October 20
12:30 p.m.: Telihard de Chardin’s Incarnate Spirituality of Divinized Matter
Trent Oatman and Joseph Waukechon, Dialogue students

October 21
3:30 p.m.: Ouija Boards, Talking Tables and Scribbling Spirits: Nineteenth Century Spirit Communication
Brandon Hodge, Austin collector, author, researcher and entrepreneur

October 22
12:30 p.m.: Ancient Hermetic Teachings of the Kybalion
Stefan Sanchez, Philosophy, Dialogue graduate student

3 p.m.: Ghosts in the Machines: A History of Spirit Communication Devices
Brandon Hodge, Austin collector, author, researcher and entrepreneur

October 23
12:30 p.m.: Talk of the Times
Phi Sigma Tau

Co-sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series are: American Democracy Project, College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor of the Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities, Humanities Texas, Phi Sigma Tau, Domino’s Pizza, University Seminar, New York Times, Honors College, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Vice President of Student Affairs.

For more information, contact Camrie Pipper, Department of Philosophy at (512) 245-2285.