October 2016: KDPI was recently featured in two separate radio pieces. Weekend Edition of 89.7 WUWM's Lake Effect featured an interview with Ryan Hanley and Mitch Teich discussing KDPI (which includes a clip from Monty Python's Bruces' Philosophers Song!). And on 88.9 RadioMilwaukee, Tarik Moody and Ann Christensen recently discussed KDPI; you can hear the piece here.

September 2016: Thanks to OnMilwaukee for their great piece on KDPI!

May 2016: KDPI Project Director Ryan Hanley discussed the Kantian dinner and its eighteenth-century context on North Dakota Public Radio's program Why? Philosophical Discussions About Everyday Life. You can listen to the interview here.

Below please find our flyer, which contains much of the basic information on the Fall 2016 dinner parties, and is suitable for distribution. You can also download a pdf of the flyer here


Two people dining and having a conversation

About the Initiative

The Kantian Dinner Party Initiative (KDPI) hosts the world's first free public dinners in Milwaukee, Wis., following rules set by the 18th-century philosopher Immanuel Kant.

The registration deadline for the Fall 2016 dinners has passed.

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