Philosophy

Art and Feminism

June 29, 2024 11:30 am. Tainan, Taiwan
For much of history, women played the role of muse or lover for male writers and artists. When women did compose, they used pseudonyms to avoid the bias that women were not able to created original works. Join us for a chance to talk about artists and cultural projects from women, especially those who have used their work to raise awareness about feminist issues.

Biological vs Machine Intelligence

Oct 22, 2023. Hanoi, Vietnam
Biological intelligence is measured by adaptation to the environment, machine intelligence by its usefulness to humans. The results are two domains separated by very high walls. For a peek over the ramparts, join our discussion for a unique insight into mind and machine.

Artificial Intelligence: A Window into Human Nature

July 2, 2023. Tainan, Taiwan
In a very short time, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a significant factor in our everyday lives. Is AI fundamentally different from past technologies? Are we outsourcing our humanity? Will AI take our jobs? Will it take our lives? This may be one of the most important topics of this century. Join our discussion with Sean Lee, PhD physics.

The Windowless Building

March 9, 2023. Hanoi, Vietnam
Linh Tran discusses his story, The Windowless Building. When the elevator reaches the top floor, only two people are left to face the reality of what lies beyond the final door to the soul.

The Evolution of Art and Ideas

Jan. 1, 2023. Tainan, Taiwan
Unleashed from convention, art now reflects individual thoughts. The results are both awe-inspiring and confusing. We will discuss the evolution of art and ideas using examples from music, painting.

Open Discussion

Dec. 4, 2022. Tainan, Taiwan
Bring in a topic you would like to discuss. Start with a brief overview or description of the idea. Then ask a few provocative questions to begin the conversation. 

The Austrian School of Economics: Foundations

Oct 9, 2022. Tainan, Taiwan
Underlying Ammous' work is the philosophy of the Austrian School of Economics, an a priori, deductive method. Before moving into Bitcoin, we will explore their assumptions and methods.

What is Bitcoin?

Oct. 23, 2022. Tainan, Taiwan
Far more than an investment strategy, Bitcoin is a technology that may represent a transformation in human relationships. Discussion will be based on The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous.

What is Money?

Sept 25, 2022. Tainan, Taiwan
Money. We earn it, save it, need it, and want more of it. But what is it? Before discussing Bitcoin, we need to understand the paper in our wallets. Discussion based on The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous.
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