The Philosophy Club at CU Boulder is a student group whose members seek to engage in philosophical dialogue with fellow students and faculty. Movie nights, free talks, or guest speakers will be featured at each meeting with free pizza provided.
 
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Spring 2016

  • Ex Machina (2015)
    with Alex Zelmanowicz
    Wednesday, April 20
    6:30 p.m., HLMS 269
  • Her (2013)
    with Alex Zelmanowicz & Mattie Mcgarey
    Wednesday, March 16
    6:30 p.m., HLMS 269
  • Gattaca (1997)
    with Joshua Firestone
    Topic: The Moral Limits of Gene Editing
    Wednesday, February 24
    6:30 p.m., HLMS 269
  • eXistenZ (1999)
    with Alex Zelmanowicz & Mattie Mcgarey
    Wednesday, February 3
    6:30 p.m., HLMS 269

Fall 2015

  • V for Vendetta (2006)
    with Jon Spelman
    Monday, November 9
    7:00 p.m., HLMS 269
  • Speciesism (2013)
    with Cheryl Abbate
    Monday, September 14
    7:00 p.m., HLMS 269

Fall 2012

Die Hard (1988)
with Brian Talbot
Topic: Virtue and Struggle in the Meaningful Life
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
6:30 p.m., HUMN 1B80 (map)

Spring 2011

  • The Magnificent Seven (1960)
    with Rob Rupert
    Topic: The Philosophy of the Cowboy Gunman
    Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    6:30 p.m. HUMN 135
     
  • Rashomon (1950)
    with Jason Potter
    Topic: Eyewitness Testimony & Epistemic Modesty: Is Seeing Believing?
    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    6:30 p.m., HLMS 211

2010

  • Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
    with Prof. Chris Heathwood
    Topics: God, death, love, meaning, morality, and getting away with murder
    Thursday, February 18, 2010
    6:00 p.m. HLMS 141
     
  • Memento (2000)
    with Dr. Jason Potter
    Thursday, March 9, 2010
    6:00 p.m. HUMN 1B90
     
  • Cool Hand Luke (1967)
    with Brian Talbot
    Topics: Is freedom really worth it?
    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    6:30 p.m. HUMN 150
     
  • The Truman Show (1998)
    with Andrew Chapman
    "Can a Fake Life Be a Good One?"
    Thursday, October 7, 2010
    6:30 p.m., HUMN 250
     
  • Blade Runner (1982)
    with Addison Ellis and Quincy Faircloth
    "What Is a Person?"
    Thursday, October 21, 2010
    6:30 p.m., MUEN E0046.
     
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    with Jason Potter
    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    6:30 p.m., HLMS 199

2009

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
    with Prof. Eric Chwang
    Thursday, February 26, 2009
    6:30 p.m. MUEN E113
     
  • Being John Malkovich (1999)
    with Prof. Chris Heathwood
    Thursday, March 12, 2009
    6:30 p.m. MUEN E064
     
  • God on Trial (2008)
    with Prof. Wes Morriston
    Thursday, April 9, 2009
    6:30 p.m. HUMN 250
     
  • Socrates (1971)
    with Prof. Kathrin Koslicki
    Thursday, April 23, 2009
    6:00 p.m. HUMN 250

2008

  • The Stranger (1967)
    with Dr. Devon Belcher
    Tuesday, February 19, 2008
    6:30 PM, HUMN 250
     
  • Blade Runner (Final Cut) (1982/2007)
    with Prof. Eric Chwang
    Thursday, February 28, 2008
    6:30 PM, HLMS 199
     
  • Groundhog Day (1993)
    with Prof. Simon Sparks
    Tuesday, March 11, 2008
    6:30 PM, HUMN 250
     
  • Jesus Camp (2006)
    with Prof. Brad Monton
    Tuesday, March 18, 2008
    6:30 PM, HUMN 250
     
  • Rashomon (1950)
    with Prof. Bob Hanna
    Tuesday, April 22, 2008
    6:30 PM, HUMN 250
     
  • The Wonderful Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)
    with Prof. Brad Monton
    Topic:Did the greatest propaganda filmmaker of all time do anything wrong when she made a propaganda film for Hitler?
    Tuesday, September 16, 2008
    6:30 p.m., HLMS 199  
     
  • Groundhog Day (1993)
    with Dr. Jason Potter
    Tuesday, September 30, 2008
    6:30 p.m. HLMS 199
     
  • Idiocracy (2006)
    with Dr. Dan Sturgis
    Tuesday, October 14, 2008
    6:30 p.m., EDUC 220
     
  • The Happening (2008)
    with Dr. John Maier
    Tuesday, November 11, 2008
    6:30 p.m., EDUC 220

2007

  • Borat (2006)
    with Dr. Bill Grundy
    Thursday, April 19, 2007
    6:30 p.m., HUMN 201
     
  • 13 (Tzameti) (2005)
    with Dr. Sheralee Brindell
    Thursday, September 20, 2007
    6:30-9:00 p.m., HUMN 250
     
  • The Bicycle Thief (1948)
    with Prof. Rob Rupert
    Thursday, September 27, 2007
    6:30-9:00 p.m., EDUC 220
     
  • Trading Places (1983)
    with Dr. Devon Belcher
    Thursday, October 18, 2007
    6:30-9:00 p.m., HLMS 199
     
  • Sophie's Choice (1982)
    with Dr. Jason Potter
    Thursday, November 15, 2007
    6:30-9:00 p.m., HUMN 1B80

2006

  • A Zed and Two Noughts (1985)
    with Dr. Nic Damnjanovic
    Thursday, March 22, 2006
    6:30 p.m. Humanities 135
     
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971)
    with Dr. Devon Belcher
    Topic: free will
    Thursday, September 28, 2006
    Humanities 180
     
  • Aliens of the Deep (2005)
    with Ben Pageler
    Topic: life and the nature of science
    Thursday, October 12, 2006
    Humanities 180
     
  • Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
    with Prof. Brad Monton
    Topics: love, death, God, punishment, and opthamology
    Thursday, October 26, 2006
    Humanities 180
     
  • Heaven Can Wait (1978)
    with Prof. Dan Kaufman
    Topic: personal identity
    Thursday, November 16, 2006
    Humanities 180

2005

  • Solaris (1972)
    with Prof. Bob Hanna
    Topic: animism and nostalgia
    Monday, October 10, 2005
    6:30 pm, MCOL W100
     
  • Paris, Texas (1984)
    with Dr. Jason Potter
    Tuesday, October 25, 2005
    6:30 p.m., MCOL 158
     
  • 25th Hour (2002)
    with Dr. Dan Sturgis
    Topic: trust
    Tuesday, November 8, 2005
    6:30 pm, MCOL E158
     
  • Dogville (2003)
    with Dr. Ben Hale
    Topic: utilitarian and Kantian justifications of punishment
    Tuesday, November 29, 2005
    6:30 p.m., MCOL E158