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'Rousseau at 300 (1712-1778)' topic of upcoming Dialogue Series
Texas State University

October, 2012

The Texas State University Department of Philosophy presents a series of themed dialogue events taking place from Oct.22-26. Unless otherwise noted, all dialogue events are held in the Dialogue Room 111 at Derrick Hall. All dialogues are free and open to the public.

The discussion topic for Week 5 of the Philosophy Dialogue Series is "Rousseau at 300 (1712-1778)."

October 22

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Foot Traveler

3:30 p.m., Carole Martin, modern languages

San Marcos Public Library


October 23

Rousseau On The Road

12:30 p.m., dialogue class


October 23

Rousseau and Wollstonecraft on Same-Sex Education

3:30 p.m., Jo Ann Carson, philosophy


October 24

The Morality of Truth and the Morality of Morality in Rousseau's Reveries of the Solitary Walker

12:30 p.m., Ivan Marquez, philosophy


October 25

The Communion of Citizens in Rousseau’s Political Philosophy

12:30 p.m., dialogue class


October 26

Talk of the Times

12:30 p.m., Bryan Bartley, Phi Sigma Tau


Sponsors of the Philosophy Dialogue Series include: the American Democracy Project, the College of Liberal Arts, Common Experience, Gina Weatherhead Dialogue Fund, the New York Times, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Phi Sigma Tau, University Seminar, Honors College, Provost, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Student Affairs.

For more information about this topic, please contact Beverly Pairett in the Department of Philosophy at (512) 245-2285 or email at A complete schedule of discussion topics and presentations can be found at


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