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Our group meets biweekly to discuss Asian Philosophy texts, mostly primary but also secondary. In the past, we've read Xunzi, Mengzi, Buddhism as Philosophy, as well as articles answering specific questions. We try to keep the readings light and meetings informal. No background...
Fridays 2-3 PM (7/3 to 8/7)
This reading group is meeting virtually over the summer while reading Aspiration: The Agency of Becoming by Agnes Callard. For more information, please contact Mathew McGurthy (mcguthry@stanford.edu). 
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A group of graduate students, post-docs, and faculty members that meets weekly to discuss articles/papers in moral philosophy (broadly construed) over pizza and beer. While the reading selection is ultimately left up to the members of the group, the group's primary focus is on classic,...
The intent of this reading group is to foster interdisciplinary engagement concerning cancer across the sciences and humanities. Grad students, postdocs, and faculty are welcome. Our aim is to facilitate 5-6 meetings that will include a selection of readings with work on causation, reductionism,...
Wednesdays 2-3:30
We're a group of neuroscientists, philosophers, and computer scientists meeting every other week to discuss neuroscience and philosophy of neuroscience papers. No formal training in philosophy or neuroscience is required, so everyone is welcome to join!   For more...
Every other Thursday from 2-4pm
We're a group of grad students and faculty from around the Bay Area who meet every other week to discuss a text in contemporary philosophy of mind. So far we have read Scott Sturgeon's The Rational Mind. For more information, please contact Antonia Peacocke (peacocke@stanford.edu) or...
Every other Friday from 2-3pm
This group was recently created by graduate students hoping to educate themselves about race in America. To start, they plan on reading Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life. For more information, please contact Hannah Kim (hhkim43@stanford.edu). 
On Hiatus Summer 2020
It's all in the name: this is a group for graduate and undergraduate students in philosophy who self-identify as women or gender minorities. Contact Sarah Brophy at sjbrophy@stanford.edu for more information. Our aims are to foster community and to create a space...