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Anthony Magnabosco @ Portland Street Epistemology

Collective Agency Downtown
511 SW 10th Ave, Suite 1108
Portland, OR 97205, US (map)

Access Notes

We're on the 11th floor, come on up. Non-members park bikes outside the building. Paid car parking is connected to the building, and a SmartPark is two blocks away near Target. Located on SW 10th and Washington, between Target and Powell's, on the big block of food carts. We're on the Streetcar line, a block from the Red and Blue MAX lines, and a 5-minute walk from the Green, Yellow, Orange lines.



Anthony Magnabosco is coming to the first Portland Street Epistemology (SE) Meetup. He will be giving a short presentation about SE and then doing Q&A with the audience afterwords. Dr. Peter Boghossian is planning to attend and may even participate in a joint Q&A Session after Anthony's talk.

Date: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 Time: 4:00 PM Location: Collective Agency

If you haven't seen Anthony's videos, check out the top 5: https://t.co/YoenIaqADL

For everyone who is planning to attend, please answer this one poll question about how familiar you are with SE: https://www.meetup.com/Portland-Street-Epistemology/polls/1230863/

This is a casual social get-together for people who are interested in Street Epistemology. We'll learn more about SE, share our successes and failures, and have fun.

Why SE? Because beliefs that are not based on sound reasoning and evidence, including those in religion, pseudoscience, politics, and more, can occur at an alarming rate in our friends, family, community, and ourselves. While debate and presenting evidence can be effective when one is open to it, in other cases it can backfire, strengthening the belief even more (Nyhan & Reifler, Political Behavior, 2010: 32,[masked]).

Street Epistemology is an approach for having meaningful, respectful, and productive conversations that help people re-examine the processes they use to come to knowledge, become more reflective about their beliefs, and break through dogmatism.

See https://streetepistemology.com/

We're mostly skeptics and atheists, but all are welcome and encouraged to join us.