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28 November 2008 :: 15:11:42 pm 24406

Asian University?S Dr. Mario Hosts Monthly Discussion Groups.

For the past few months, Dr. Giuseppe Mario Saccone, (Dr. Mario) a lecturer at Asian University, has been hosting a lecture and discussion group at the North Star library on Sukhumvit Road, Pattaya.?
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The lecture topics have included; What is Philosophy? Politics and Political Science, Philosophy and the problem of the relation between Mind and Body, and in November was The Role of Politics for Augustine and Aquinas.

Dr Mario, an Italian, has a degree in Philosophy and History from Genova University, and took his PhD in Politics at Exeter University. He also has a Master of Philosophy from the Faculty of Arts and a Master of Buddhist Studies from the Faculty of Social Sciences of The University of Hong Kong. Dr. Mario lectures and teaches in the Humanities Department of the Faculty of Liberal Arts at Asian University, to students from all the faculties. He is offering these public talks as part of the University?s Community Service programme. Asian University is located on Highway 331, about 20km from Pattaya and Jomtien.

November?s meeting was the last for 2008, but they will start again on the last Thursday in January (29 January 2009, 15.00 ? 16.30) with a talk and discussion on ?What is Philosophy of Science?. The talks are free to any interested parties, and each month a small, but lively group get together for a very open discussion. Members of the group include retired lecturers and teachers as well as people who are interested in philosophy, politics and history.


The photos show Dr. Mario with some of the regular attendees at the North Star Library.
Reporter : PDN staff   Photo : PDN staff   Category : Announcement News

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