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PolyColumbus and The Columbus Space for Alternative Self Expression host an Evening with Richard Carrier

  • 14 Jun 2016
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • The Space


  • Not a member of The Space or Poly Columbus? No problem! This ticket will give you a one day membership as well as a pass to this event!
  • 50% off for members of PolyColumbus. You must have the code provided by PolyColumbus to receive this discounted price
  • 50% off for all Space members!

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Polyamory, Kink, and Philosophy

Back by popular demand, Richard Carrier will be speaking on Polyamory, Kink, and Philosophy.

Specific topics include:

  • What should philosophy have to say about ethical non-monogamy and/or kink?
  • What use does it have for those pursuing it?
  • How can ordinary people become good philosophers? And how can philosophy help them become better non-monogamists and explorers of kink?

From the epistemology of consent to the metaphysics of love and sex to, of course, moral theory, even politics and aesthetics, philosophy has a lot to do with polyamory and other modes of ethical non-monogamy and kink.

Richard Carrier (with a Ph.D. in history of philosophy from Columbia University, and several publications in contemporary philosophy) will discuss why philosophy is useful, and how to make the best use of it, in non-monogamous relationships. To learn more about Richard, please visit his (more info below)

Snacks will be available for purchase. Please bring you own soft drinks.

  • Doors open at 6:30 pm
  • Program runs 7-9 pm

Richard Carrier is a world-renowned author and speaker. As a professional historian, published philosopher, and prominent defender of the American freethought movement, Dr. Carrier has appeared across the U.S., Canada and the U.K., and on American television and London radio, defending sound historical methods and the ethical worldview of secular naturalism. His books and articles have received international attention. With a Ph.D. from Columbia University in ancient history, he specializes in the intellectual history of Greece and Rome, particularly ancient philosophy, religion, and science, with emphasis on the origins of Christianity and the use and progress of science under the Roman empire. He is also a published expert in the modern philosophy of naturalism as a worldview. He is the author of On the Historicity of Jesus, Proving History, Sense and Goodness without God, Not the Impossible Faith, Why I Am Not a Christian, and Hitler Homer Bible Christ, and a contributor to The Empty Tomb, The Christian Delusion, The End of Christianity, and Christianity Is Not Great, as well as copious work in history and philosophy, online and in print. He is currently working on several upcoming projects, but also teaching affordable online courses in secular philosophy, history, and methodology at Partners for Secular Activism, and blogging and speaking about history, philosophy, feminism, and other moral causes, as well as his past in the military and his current life in polyamory. 

-All activities at The Columbus Space are open to those 19+ and over only
-The Columbus Space is a drug and alcohol free zone

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