Three Zoom-Workshops with John Kaag on topics from his new book Sick Souls, Healthy Minds

  Professor John Kaag is the ninth annual William-James-Scholar-in-Residence at the William James Center of University of Potsdam, Germany. However, this year the Scholar-in-residence with not be “in-Residence”. There will be three Zoom-Workshops, taking place on three consecutive Mondays, 8pm-10pm (Central European Time). Each session will start with a presentation by Kaag. After the presentation, there will be free discussion.
The participants in the workshops are expected to have read John Kaag’s book Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How William James Can Save Your Life.

 


Workshop 1, Determinism and Despair: A Young William James in Crisis
(Prologue and Chapters 1-2 in Sick Souls, Healthy Minds)
Date: 9 November, 8pm-10pm, Central European Time


Workshop 2, Consciousness and Transcendence: A Jamesian Recovery
(Chapters 3-4 in Sick Souls, Healthy Minds)
Date: 16 November, 8pm-10pm, Central European Time


Workshop 3, Wonder and Hope: James on „Is Life Worth Living?“
(Chapters 5-6 in Sick Souls, Healthy Minds)
Date: 23 November, 8pm-10pm, Central European Time


The number of participants is limited. Please register at william-james-center@uni-potsdam.de