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Matthew Alan Ryg
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  • Carbondale, IL
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Matthew Alan Ryg commented on J. Britt Holbrook's group Occupy Philosophy
"I'm happy to be a part of the Occupy Philosophy Affinity Group.  Are folks still talking about Occupy?  What's the latest?"
Oct 24, 2013
Matthew Alan Ryg added a discussion to the group Nonviolence & Pacifism

Nonviolence vs./and/or Pacifism

I'm curious to know what folks think the difference is between nonviolence & pacifism.  I assume this discussion has ethical, historical, social, economic, and political dimensions.  What do people think?  Which direction should we take?See More
Oct 24, 2013
Matthew Alan Ryg commented on Matthew Alan Ryg's group Nonviolence & Pacifism
"Welcome to the Nonviolence & Pacifism Affinity Group!  Let's shape an agenda.  Any ideas?  I look forward to working with you. Matt"
Oct 24, 2013
Matthew Alan Ryg posted a group

Nonviolence & Pacifism

Nonviolence & Pacifism seeks to unite and connect persons interested in living these ideas in a wide variety of ways and venues.  Our processes and decisions are open.See More
Oct 24, 2013
Matthew Alan Ryg joined Daniel Susser's group

Pedagogy: Public Philosophy in the Classroom

A discussion about higher education and the role of philosophy in it, as well as strategies, methods, and tools for teaching philosophy and critical thinking in the university and elsewhere.
Oct 24, 2013
Matthew Alan Ryg joined J. Britt Holbrook's group

Occupy Philosophy

This group is for those who want to think about the Occupy movement.See More
Oct 24, 2013
Matthew Alan Ryg joined Sharon M. Meagher's group

Philosophers in the City

For those doing philosophical work on urban issues
Mar 27, 2011
Matthew Alan Ryg is now a member of Public Philosophy Network
Mar 27, 2011

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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Graduate Student, Non-Profit Member
Interest in public philosophy? Please be as SPECIFIC AS YOU CAN. Members who answer "yes" or "a lot" will not be approved.
Ethics, American Social, Political, Economic philosophy, Applied philosophy, American pragmatism, Personalism, History of philosophy, Democracy and Education, Human Rights, Housing, Homelessness, Anti-Poverty, Community Service & Organizing.

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