The reading groups have been suspended due to COVID. Check back in Summer 2021 for new topics and meetings!

The Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will knuckle down this summer and focus in on Kant’s ‘The Critique of Pure Reason,’ sometimes called the first Critique. Discussions will be facilitated by Robert Kuhry, are free, and open to everyone.

Friday 12 July 2019
Friday 26 July 2019
Friday 9 August 2019
Friday 23 August 2019



Location: Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey

Previous reading groups:

August – December 2017 Theme: Anarchist Theories of the State

Jan – April 2016 Theme: African Philosophy

May – September 2016 Theory & Philosophy Reading Group Theme: Anarchist Critiques of Democracy.

More information here.

2015 Theme: Imprisoned Philosophers

Each month DAMN set up a Theory & Philosophy reading group, and  set readings focusing on philosophers who have been incarcerated in solidarity with statewide actions against solitary confinement on the 23rd of each month – symbolic of the 23 hours each day a person is segregated.