Broadly construed -- meaning traditional philosophy, be it classical, continental, or British; more modern philosophy and theory (American pragmatism, postmodernism and post-strucuralism, etc.), and…
From Mary Wollstonecraft and Simone de Beauvoir to Judith Butler and bell hooks: a group for people who like thinking about the history, philosophy and politics of what it means to 'be' a 'woman'.
What is Wisdom? Enlightenment? Mysticism? Beauty? Self-Knowledge? Truth? Perennial Philosophy? Love? Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it. André Gide. And resting in the…
Studies, histories, theories, accounts, discussions ...
Welcome comrade! this group is for leftists, anarchists, communists, anarcho-communists, socialists, anti-capitalists, libertarians and other revolutionaries to come together on librarything. If…
A term coined by psychologist Max Dessoir and popularized as a replacement for the earlier term "psychical research". "Parapsychology is a discipline that seeks to investigate the existence and…
It seemed time to have a group that focuses on the continuing and free opportunity to further learning that is provided by the MOOC offerings. MOOC means massive open online course. There are several…
Anyone with a passion for philosophy to discuss as you read a book as a group. My plan is to set up a group, go through the book together at the same pace, so that we can discuss and understand the…
Each written history has its own viewpoint, but which is correct and why? Is it the big men that make the big movements of history or the other way around? Are those who don't learn from history…
For casual or serious readers of philosophy of science broadly construed. Potential subjects range from methodological works and problems (e.g. induction, explanation, confirmation), to…
A group dedicated to that vague conglomerate of ideas and works, both philosophical and literary, which goes by the name "existentialism." "But the point is to live." -- Camus
Straussians & Jacobites, Socialists & Anarchists, Distributists & Libertarians are all welcome!
This group will examine all aspects of consilience. E. O. Wilson's book (Consilience : the unity of knowledge) will be a topic of discussion - but not the only topic. The group will not assume that…
A group for people interested in analytic philosophy, broadly construed as post-Frege and Russell Western-style philosophy.
No, not DOING the right thing, exactly. Rather, this group is dedicated to a slightly easier and perhaps more fun pastime--reading, writing and talking about doing the right thing. Utilitarians,…
This group is dedicated to discussing books from the TV series, Lost. We are also working on cataloging all of the books found on the island. These books can be found in the library of user…
Zen, both in the East and in the West.
For all those interested in how minds and brains work. Potential topics of discussion range over issues in all the sub-disciplines of cognitive science: anthropology, computer science, linguistics,…
This group will explore issues in aesthetics and philosophy of art from all perspectives: philosophy, psychology, anthropology, art criticism, art history, musicology, etc. Issues include what is…
A group dedicated to reading and discussing particular works of libertarian political philosophy. We shall commence with Anthony de Jasay's The State.
The philosophy of Epictetus, Seneca & Marcus Aurelius.
Philosophy professors and graduate students
This is a group for anyone working on medieval philosophy.
This group is for students of modern and classical Gnosticism. Interests may range from historical, to philosophical, to religious. If you have a passion for Gnostic thought, be it ancient or modern,…
A forum to discuss ethical theory and current issues in bioethics.
Ken Wilber is an American philosopher whose work focuses on developing an integral theory of consciousness which combines knowledge from fields such as psychology, sociology, philosophy, mysticism,…
If you've got some good titles or want to know more about Black Theology & Religious Studies, join up! (Cornel West, James Cone, Albert Raboteau, Gayraude Wilmore, Delores Williams, Deotis Roberts,…
“All within the state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state.” I think some Italian guy said this. I think he was one of the dissidents against American corporate influence or the…
Tri-Cities Philosophy is a philosophical discussion group based in Northeast TN, USA. In addition to LibraryThing discussion, there is a weekly open meeting (Philosophical Phridays) that meets on…
For those interested in the philosophy and theology of René Girard.
A group about epistemological books and topics.
Reading Is Fun. I don't claim to be an expert reader, nor a good writer. I can only tell you that after I turned 48 and I read only one or two books (my entire life)and then last year I came across a…
We support the validity of life and the belief that everyone should have the chance to live, especially the unborn. Life is a precious thing and it should not be taken lightly. In this group we will…
Literary theory (across the board - Plato, Kristeva, Derrida, Spivak, Bhabha, Cixous, Marx, Lacan, Adorno, Foucault, etc.), Philosophy and art, film theory. This group discusses theory and philosophy…
"Vedanta philosophy is a three-fold concept: first, the real nature of Man is divine; second, the aim of human life is to realize this divine nature; and, third, all religions are essentially in…
This group is created by a Toronto-based Freemason who facilitates a book club & discussion group on topics relating to Freemasonry. Part public out reach and part community of people who enjoy a…
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A group for the reactionary, neophyte or seasoned. A modern primer: https://www.amazon.com/Reactionary-Mind-Conservatism-Edmund-Burke/dp/0199959110
Recomienda tu libro favorito.
This group is for Objectivists on LibraryThing. If you enjoyed Tara Smith's "Ayn Rand's Normative Ethics" and any of Rand's non-fiction then this group is for you.
For anyone who thinks philosophy and fiction can sometimes make the the truest story. A place to discuss and offer insights.
This is a group for people interested in philosophy. This includes not only philosophers and philosophy students, but also anyone else who likes to read philosophy books or have philosophical…
For the readers of philosophy books.
A group to discuss works of Sartre and his influences on various fields starting from philosophy and literature.
This group welcomes everyone who wishes to participate in the public research event for the Hospitality project curated by Sylvie Fortin for Space One Eleven (Birmingham, AL). This group will be…
A peer share local library pool for Buddhist practioners and lay-Buddhist students to share the Dharma (i.e. The Buddha's teachings, Wisdom Teachings of great teachers). Including subjects of…
Dear friends, I had the idea to create this group with the sole purpose of sharing Spiritist books for the ones interested in the subject. If you don't know the word Spiritism, please check this link…