November 12, 2018

Owner-Director of the Madison Hypnosis Center 
Curtis Ryals presents


Links to the audio recording of this lecture:

Lecture only (54 min.)

Discussion only (16 min.)


Slides not yet available for this lecture.


The Philosophy and Science of
Will Power
Mr. Ryals will discuss...

  • Philosophical foundations of the notion of free will 
  • Related scientific research
  • Practical ways to enhance your will power in daily life.




More detail in the poster attached below.

Lecture on the Philosophy and Science of WILL POWER
Curtis Ryals on the philosophy, science and practice of WILL POWER
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"Humanities in Community"  monthly lecture series (Oct-May) on 2nd Mondays, 6 pm to 7:30-8. See posters in our archive for descriptions of previous lectures. Families welcome.


Goodman Center Discussions (through senior program and open to all adults):


Philosophy and short fiction discussions alternate biweekly  on Tuesdays

  • in BOLZ B
  • 10:15 AM - 11:30

Weekly Movie series at Wil-Mar and Goodman

  • Goodman: Bolz B weekly after senior lunch on many Thursdays
  • Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, 953 Jenifer St.: Often...

Mondays -- after seniors' lunch and/or 

Saturdays -- after the community lunch on (showing about 12:30-1 pm)

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100 Basic Philosophical Terms
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Philosophical Analysis
'Contrariwise,' continued Tweedledee, 'if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.' -- Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass
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