The Chicago Colloquium
a philosophy discussion group open to the public will hold its next I-Thou dialogue on

College of Complexes
For a presentation on / discussion of topics of a more general nature, attend a meeting of the weekly free speech forum on social issues and current events, the College of Complexes, "The Playground for People Who Think," every Saturday evening at 6:00 PM, at Dappers East Restaurant, 2901 W. Addison

Information (312) 714-7790
Info on College of Complexes
Information:  Prof. Bob Lichtenbert
(773) 481-0544 or
All meetings are normally held on the 4th Friday of each month
There has been a general division of the ranks among the CC regulars concerning the exisitence of "intangibles." Please review these, and arrive at your own determination if the threshold has been made, and whether these merit further discussion.
Invitation and Information for
Chicago Seekers
Association for the Development of Philosophy Teaching ADOPT

Fall Conference October 28th
Dues  for membership and journal for full-time  employees are $15, for all others only $10 for  this  year.  Please send to a check, made payable to "ADOPT" to Prof. Bob Lichtenbert at  5307 W. Nelson, Chicago  60641.   
Association  for  the Development  of  
Philosophy  Teaching
2017 ADOPT Dues of $15/$5
Are Due
2017 ADOPT Dues of $15/$5
Are Due
Three - One Hour Videos on the History of Philosophy - good general intro + overview
The Association for the Development of Philosophy Teaching (ADOPT) announces a call for abstracts for its fall conference on Friday, October 28, on "Lifelong Learning" at a local college to be determined. Please submit an abstract by September 30.
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free, open to the public
                                New Book on
                                "Making Meaning"

"Making  Meaning"  by Prof. Bob Lichtenbert is  now  available  on-line  at,  Barnes&  and  (its  publisher).  It  will  soon  be  available  at  some  Barnes  &  Noble  and  independent  bookstores.
free, open to the public
Friday,  January  27th, 7:00-9:00 PM
"A Common Sense Approach to Theories and Life"
Some  aspects  of  such  a  development  will  include  defining  "common  sense"  (including  Thomas  Paine's)   relating  theory  to  practice  and  daily  life,  accounting  for  exceptions  and  conciseness.  In  short, we  will  answer  what  the  heck  is  having  "common  sense"?  
Niko's  Restaurant (now also called  the  "Chop  Society")
2775  N.  Elston 
(at  the  intersection  of  Western  and  Diversey)