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Thinking -- A Dangerous Act?


Course
Creston Davis

Thinking is one of the most powerful actions humans can do. Yet, the power of thinking is often dismissed or undermined by forces both seen and unseen. This seminar explores ways to unleash the infinite power of thinking.

Here is the course outline:

1. Introduction to the Seminar

This session will introduce the participant/researcher to the seminar, "Thinking- A Dangerous Act?".

Introduction & E-Link
Syllabus & Texts
Shared Google Doc Link

2. Session 2: What is Thinking? & Why is it Dangerous

This session uncovers the powers of thinking and show why it's dangerous and threatening to institutions and powerful networks. A discussion session will ensue.

E-Link
Video Update on Wed from Istanbul

3. Thinking & Infinity

This session will feature a guest talk from Dr. Dejan Lukić (PhD Columbia University). His talk will be followed by a discussion.

Recording of the meeting

4. The Art of Thinking

This session will feature a guest talk by Francisco Gonzalez, PhD (Artist in Santiago, Chile). A discussion will ensue after the talk.

Recording of the meeting

5. Thinking & Simulation

This session will feature a guest talk by Anastasia Nicephore, PhD (author, philosopher based in Sydney, Australia). A discussion will ensue.

Recording of the meeting

6. Thinking & the Animal

This session will feature a guest talk by Stephen Puryear, PhD (Professor of Philosophy @ North Carolina State University). A discussion will ensue.

Recording of the meeting

7. The Image of Thought

This session will feature a guest talk by Keith Faulkner, PhD (Professor of Philosophy & Chair of the Philosophy Department, GCAS College). His talk will be followed by a discussion.

Recording of the meeting

8. Seminar Conclusions

This session will bring together some ideas raised by the seminar's exploration of Thinking. This will be a discussion based session.

Recording of the meeting
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