Events

The meetings of The Edmund Burke Society (Aust):

The next meeting to be advised.

TOPIC: Postmodernism – the metaphysical and epistemological issues as compared with Edmund Burke’s ideas on knowledge and 
reality.

To understand what’s really going on in the politics of the left one has to have a basic knowledge of postmodernist theory.

VENUE: Pure South Dining, Southbank, Central Melbourne. 7 pm.

The general theme of this year’s meetings is Marxism and its offshoots (postmodernism, identity politics, gender theory) compared with Burke’s philosophy.

FORMAT FOR 2019 MEETINGS:
– The meetings will be in seminar format.
– Handouts with discussion points will be handed to each seminar attendee.
– The seminar will proceed between the serving of drinks and food.

References for Marxism and postmodernism:

  • Marxism: For and Against, Robert L. Heilbroner
  • Marxism Unmasked, Ludwig von Mises
  • A Short History of Modern Philosophy, Descartes to Wittgenstein, Chapters 14 & 15, Roger Scruton
  • Stephen Hicks, Explaining Postmodernism
  • Edward Feser, Aquinas (an introduction)

For information about the meetings, please use the Contact page or ring 0419 002 163 or email edmundburkesociety@bigpond.com. Details are on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/edmundburkesociety/EDIT