Member-Led Forum

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A Discussion of The Symposium, a Dialogue of Plato

Mon, Dec 2 2013 - 5:30pm

One prominent modern philosopher has said that all of Western philosophy is but a footnote to Plato. The genius of Plato's dialogues is how they raise and clarify deep issues in a conversational format which makes them entirely and brilliantly accessible, without specialized concepts or terminology. Human truth is derived from the common human experience. Read more »

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Margrit Mondavi's Sketchbook

Tue, Nov 26 2013 - 6:00pm

Reflections on Wine, Food, Art, Family, Romance and Life  Read more »

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Jesse Adams: Nanotechnology and the World Within

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Mon, Nov 25 2013 - 6:00pm

Jesse Adams, Ph.D, Vice President and CTO, NevadaNano; Managing Member, Nanolabz; Managing Member, Nanojems; Senior Author, Nanotechnology: The Whole Story Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Nov 25 2013 - 5:30pm
Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.
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An Old Barbershop Becomes a Family Home

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Thu, Nov 21 2013 - 6:00pm

The Importance of Sustainability in Bay Area Towns and Neighborhoods Read more »

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A Photographer's Journey Through Modern-Day Slavery

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Wed, Nov 20 2013 - 6:00pm

Lisa Kristine, Humanitarian Photographer

In conversation with Mehroz Baig, Butler Koshland Fellow, The Commonwealth Club Read more »

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How to Keep Your Brain in Shape: Brain Science and Lifelong Learning

Mon, Nov 18 2013 - 5:15pm

Susan Hoffman, Director, Lifelong Learning Institute, UC Berkeley

Sandra Halladey, Director, the OLLI (Osher Life Long Learning Institute) program, San Francisco State University Read more »

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Sustainability & the Living Roof at the Academy of Sciences

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Fri, Nov 15 2013 - 12:00pm

Frank Almeda, Ph.D., Senior Curator and McAllister Chair of Botany, California Academy of Sciences Read more »

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Covered California: Affordable, High-Quality Health Care Is on Its Way

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Thu, Nov 14 2013 - 6:00pm

Peter V. Lee, Executive Director, Covered California Read more »

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