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Great Ideas Philosophy Club

The Great Ideas Philosophy Club

The Great Ideas Philosophy Club was created to provide an open forum for the discussion of ideas which have helped shape history. The goals of the club are to promote critical thinking, develop rationality and an open mind, and a love of truth.


Members participate in:
- Debates
- Discussions
- Tutoring

The club is open to all students and all majors. It meets weekly on Mondays at 5 PM in Holmstedt Hall 286.

For more information contact the advisor, Dr. Grcic, at or extension 8443.


"Know Thyself." - Socrates

"A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step." - Lao-Tzu

"Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others." - Buddha

"Until philosophers are kings... cities will never have rest from their evils." - Plato

"We do not yet know about life, how can we know about death?" - Confucius

"All men by nature desire to know." - Aristotle

"I think, therefore I am." - Descartes

"Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd." - Voltaire

"Science is organized knowledge, wisdom is organized life." -Kant

"The meaning of life is that it ends." - Franz Kafka

"Workers of the world, unite!" - Karl Marx

"In the long run nothing can withstand reason and experience." - Sigmund Freud

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Life is like a giant, bizarre cake made of gunpowder and sugar." - Steven Wright

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt