Annual Program

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Topic: Law and Justice in Texas...and Beyond
Date: February 17-19, 2017
Place: Waco, Texas

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The Philosophical Society of Texas will hold the 179th annual meeting in Waco on February 17 - 19, 2017, at the Waco Convention Center. The 2016-2017 president, Kenneth W. Starr, is preparing a program on the subject of “Law and Justice in Texas...and Beyond."

An optional tour will be offered on Friday, February 17, 2017, with all transport provided.The morning tour encompasses central Waco with visits to Magnolia Market at the Silos and to Baylor University’s Armstrong Browning Library and the Texas Collection in the Carroll Library. Attendees will enjoy lunch in a private home ovrlooking Lake Waco. The afternoon tour to Waco Mammoth National Monument will conclude with a choice of a visit to the Dr Pepper Museum or Brazos Distillery. 

Friday evening’s festivities will begin at the Baylor Club overlooking downtown Waco and the lit bridges over the Brazos River. The opening reception will be followed with the induction of new members and a seated dinner. Saturday’s sessions will be held at the Waco Convention Center, which adjoins the Waco Hilton Hotel via a covered walkway. On Saturday evening, attendees will move to Ridgewood Country Club for a reception and seated dinner. Both evenings, transport will be provided. Both venues have parking for those who opt to drive.

Meeting Attire:
All events are business attire. Friday tour attendees should wear comfortable clothes and shoes for walking.

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Please note: The Annual Meetings of the Philosophical Society of Texas are open to all members of the Society, to their guests, and to the spouses of late members. The meetings are closed to the public.

Please direct any questions to the staff.

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