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Sunday, October 8 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sand, Surf, and Sartre: Wisdom in the Waves

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The wide open skies, the saltwater on your face, the rush of the drop-in, dolphins cavorting next to you… some find in surfing a path to enlightenment, or at the very least a reason to explore the philosophies of living. Journalist Jaimal Yogis (All Our Waves Are Water: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment and the Perfect Ride) and U.C. Irvine philosophy professor Aaron James (Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry Into a Life of Meaning) talk about their perspectives. FREE

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Aaron James

Aaron James is a Harvard educated philosophy professor, and author of the bestselling Assholes: A Theory. In Surfing with Sartre he explores philosophical categories like freedom, being, phenomenology, morality, epistemology, and even the emerging values of what he terms "leisure... Read More →
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Jaimal Yogis

Jaimal Yogis is a journalist (Washington Post, ESPN Magazine and more) and author of Saltwater Buddha, a coming-of-age memoir about running away to Hawaii at sixteen to surf, nearly becoming a Zen monk, and winding up at Columbia Journalism School. In All Our Waves Are Water, which... Read More →

Sunday October 8, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Mollusk Surf Shop & Gallery 4500 Irving St., San Francisco, CA 94122