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Search results for:  'American Philosophers'
Updated 07-23-2019

An Open Letter to William Lane Craig - Patheos
An Open Letter to William Lane Craig  Patheos

I have a great deal of respect and admiration for the prolific evangelical Christian philosopher William Lane Craig. (Among other things, his German is very, very ...


Sat, 29 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Trump Thinks Putins Attack on Western-Style Liberalism
Trump Thinks Putins Attack on Western-Style Liberalism Was About California  New York Magazine

In an interview with the Financial Times before the G-20 summit, Russian strongman Vladimir Putin elucidated his oft-stated belief that Western-style liberalism ...


Sat, 29 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Because Hamiltonians Trailblaze: Alfred Prettyman
Because Hamiltonians Trailblaze: Alfred Prettyman '56  Hamilton College News

One of the first African American students to earn a philosophy degree at Hamilton, Alfred Prettyman '56 became a guiding figure in African American philos.


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Noah Webster's Dictionary-Reform Philosophy - The Atlantic
Noah Webster's Dictionary-Reform Philosophy  The Atlantic

In 1789, Noah Webster called on the newly independent United States to claim its own national version of the English language.


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'The Theological Origins of Modernity' reaches Iranian
'The Theological Origins of Modernity' reaches Iranian readers  Iran Book News Agency

IBNA- 'The Theological Origins of Modernity', by American philosopher Michael Allen Gillespie on the efforts of modernity to preserve religious beliefs has been ...


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
APA Is Surveying Philosophers on Priorities and Services
APA Is Surveying Philosophers on Priorities and Services  Daily Nous

The American Philosophical Association (APA) is conducting a survey to determine which issues confronting professional philosophers it should prioritize, and ...


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In 'Hiking With Nietzsche,' Challenges Are Seen Through
In 'Hiking With Nietzsche,' Challenges Are Seen Through The Philosopher's Teachings  NPR

John Kaag extracts ideas from Nietzsche and his followers but also from his own experience in this stimulating book about combating despair and ...


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Living in a critical condition: Jrgen Habermas at 90
Living in a critical condition: Jrgen Habermas at 90  New Statesman

From the Hitler Youth to constitutional patriotism, how Habermas became one of the most important German philosophers of the 20th century.


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What's So Funny? The Science of Why We Laugh - Scientific
What's So Funny? The Science of Why We Laugh  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How philosophy inspired Julienne van Loon to leave
How philosophy inspired Julienne van Loon to leave her partner and quit her job  ABC News

In the space of a year, Julienne van Loon left her relationship of 20 years and quit her long-term job. She didn't arrive at the decision alone female ...


Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Philosophers and the American Left - Tablet Magazine
The Philosophers and the American Left  Tablet Magazine

This is Part Three of a series of commentaries on the American left. Part One is here. Part Two is here. I. The American left, which has sometimes been poor in ...


Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Can Listening to Music Help You Improve Your Foreign
Can Listening to Music Help You Improve Your Foreign Language Skills? |  SpaceCoastDaily.com

Research on the therapeutic and developmental abilities of music has been conducted for centuries by philosophers, educators, psychologists, and doctors.


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Your Loyalties Are Your Life - New York Times
Your Loyalties Are Your Life  New York Times

In 1900, there were two great philosophers working side by side at Harvard, William James and Josiah Royce. James was from an eminent Boston family and ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
What If The Way We Think About Freedom And Equality
What If The Way We Think About Freedom And Equality Is All Wrong?  WBUR

Are freedom and equality always at odds? Philosopher Elizabeth Anderson makes the case that we're thinking about this wrong, and lays out how to have more ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Detained Saudi preacher Awad Al-Qarni: Justifier of
Detained Saudi preacher Awad Al-Qarni: Justifier of terror  Arabnews

For years detained Saudi cleric Awad Al-Qarni, this week's preacher of hate, used TV interviews to glorify terrorism, spread conspiracy theories and launch ...


Mon, 22 Jul 2019 21:56:02 GMT
50 Must-Read Greek Mythology Books - Book Riot
50 Must-Read Greek Mythology Books  Book Riot

If you're fascinated by Greek mythology books, or looking for Percy Jackson or Circe read-alikes, you'll find the best here for adults, teens, and kids.


Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:41:36 GMT
Landscape of Anguish and Palliatives: Predation, Addiction
Landscape of Anguish and Palliatives: Predation, Addiction and LOL Emoticons in the Age of Late Stage Capitalism  CounterPunch

Kenn, I've noticed in your pieces you explore the topic of the myriad and perpetual degradations that capitalism inflicts on the powerless. Thus given the ...


Mon, 22 Jul 2019 08:53:02 GMT
Why do Chinese people like their government? - SupChina
Why do Chinese people like their government?  SupChina

Why does the Chinese Communist Party, which actively curtails the rights of those who live under its rule, still have the support of its people? What exactly is the ...


Mon, 22 Jul 2019 06:52:55 GMT
10 Surprising Moon Facts!
10 Surprising Moon Facts! (That Were Totally Wrong)  Yahoo News

At 3:17 p.m. ET on July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 lander touched down on the lunar surface. For millennia, scientists, astronomers, religious thinkers, and ...


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 13:00:00 GMT
Philosophers Among Those Newly Elected to the American
Philosophers Among Those Newly Elected to the American Philosophical Society  Daily Nous

The American Philosophical Society (APS), the oldest learned society in the United States (founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of 'promoting ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The meaning of life: 5 books that help answer the question
The meaning of life: 5 books that help answer the question  Big Think

This book list presents a diverse set of opinions on the meaning of life in 5 books by a number of different authors and philosophers such as Albert Camus, Alan ...


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
It's Not True that Empiricism and Religion Are Never
It's Not True that Empiricism and Religion Are Never the Same Thing  Ricochet.com

I've been mostly just lurking around Ricochet lately, a consequence of traveling. Two weeks ago travel and allergens wore me out enough to allow for (probably) ...


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 17:30:00 GMT
eBay CEO: Why We Should Teach All Students to Code
eBay CEO: Why We Should Teach All Students to Code  Fortune

Commentary: Even liberal arts students can benefit from taking computer science and coding classes, writes eBay CEO Devin Wenig.


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 10:01:02 GMT
Morrison: Americas grand, impossible race - BlueRidgeNow
Morrison: Americas grand, impossible race  BlueRidgeNow.com

Sure, now it's old hat the moon, yeah, been there, done that. But 50 years ago, the very thought, let alone the sight and the sound, of two human beings setting ...


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 06:41:20 GMT
The Good-Enough Life - New York Times
The Good-Enough Life  New York Times

The desire for greatness can be an obstacle to our own potential.


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
There Is No Such Thing as Conscious Thought - Scientific
There Is No Such Thing as Conscious Thought  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Broadways first traffic jam was due to a Henri Bergson
Broadways first traffic jam was due to a Henri Bergson philosophy lecture  Quartz

Just over 100 ago, New York newspapers announced the impending arrival of a visiting French philosopher, and the city buzzed. When Henri Bergson delivered ...


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Saturday marks 50 years since moon landing, a historic
Saturday marks 50 years since moon landing, a historic moment for the universe  Timmins Press

I was 6 years old on July 20, 1969, but I do remember vividly that everyone was excited to see those first grainy images of a man on the moon.I remember that ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:55:24 GMT
The rarest of roles among the engineers and rocket
The rarest of roles among the engineers and rocket scientists: Space ethics advisor  National Post

On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Jacques Arnauld wonders, should the astronauts have risked their lives?


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:00:00 GMT
Apollo 11 was nowhere near woke enough - The Spectator
Apollo 11 was nowhere near woke enough  The Spectator USA

This weekend the world will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The usual suspects are preparing their difficult questions.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:20:08 GMT
The moon and us - The Indian Express
The moon and us  The Indian Express

It may have lost a bit of its mystique for the poet, but it continues to entice and challenge the scientist.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:34:49 GMT
Daniel Callahan, a pioneer in bioethics, dies at 88
Daniel Callahan, a pioneer in bioethics, dies at 88  America Magazine

Callahan was an independent scholar working at the frontier where ethics meets medicine, law and religion.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:29:11 GMT
Why this ancient philosophical tradition is astonishingly
Why this ancient philosophical tradition is astonishingly suitable for modern life down to its physics  AlterNet

by Temma Ehrenfeld. 'The pursuit of Happiness' is a famous phrase in a famous document, the United States Declaration of Independence (1776). But few know ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:14:00 GMT
Addressing Gender Imbalance in Philosophy - Newswise
Addressing Gender Imbalance in Philosophy  Newswise

Helping to address the significant gender imbalance in the field of philosophy, UC San Diego will once again host the Summer Program for Women in ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:05:00 GMT
IMP: A Thriving Independent Promoter - Pollstar
IMP: A Thriving Independent Promoter  Pollstar

I.M.P., the Washington D.C. metropolitan area promotions company, is a unicorn and a thriving one at that. It is inarguably one of the most successful U.S. ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:01:00 GMT
Conservative intellectuals are at a turning point
Conservative intellectuals are at a turning point: Normalize Trump or resist him?  The Washington Post

In the span of a few days, two very different events unfolded that will, together, shape U.S. politics for the next decade. At a rally in Greenville, N.C., the president ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:08:04 GMT
Daniel Callahan
Daniel Callahan (1930-2019)  Daily Nous

Daniel Callahan, co-founder and longtime director of the Hastings Center, the first-ever bioethics research institute, has died. Dr. Callahan was known as one of ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:52:13 GMT
Stream These 11 Movies for the Apollo 11 Anniversary
Stream These 11 Movies for the Apollo 11 Anniversary  The New York Times

Fifty years ago, humans set foot on the moon. These documentaries and feature films try to put that and other real-life space missions into context.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:46:06 GMT
Here are 18 ridiculous bias complaints filed on college
Here are 18 ridiculous bias complaints filed on college campuses  The College Fix

ANALYSIS: From hurt feelings and professors' jokes to off-hand comments and simple misunderstandings.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 04:11:16 GMT
Philosophers ask the big questions about religion
Philosophers ask the big questions about religion  Phys.Org

Theologians focus on the *content* of different religious traditions, while psychologists focus on the causes of religious beliefs. Philosophers, on the other hand, ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
5 American philosophers on the meaning of life - Big
5 American philosophers on the meaning of life  Big Think

Trying to figure out the meaning of life? Here are a few thoughts on the subject from some very famous American philosophers.


Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Confronting Philosophys Anti-Semitism - New York Times
Confronting Philosophys Anti-Semitism  New York Times

Should we continue to teach thinkers like Kant, Voltaire and Hume without mention of the harmful prejudices they helped legitimize?


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Pain and Promise of Black Women in Philosophy
The Pain and Promise of Black Women in Philosophy  New York Times

Anita L. Allen spoke to George Yancy about the humiliations and triumphs that she and her trailblazing colleagues faced in their careers.


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Harry Potter: 10 Differences Between The Sorcerers
Harry Potter: 10 Differences Between The Sorcerers Stone And The Philosophers Stone  Screen Rant

In the U.K Harry Potter's first story is called The Philosopher's Stone whereas in the U.S it's Sorcerer's Stone. What differences are between the 2?


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:35:03 GMT
My Turn: Joy and optimism were elusive in the 1950s
My Turn: Joy and optimism were elusive in the 1950s as they are now  Concord Monitor

In our troubled world, there is little to be joyous about. Global warming, droughts, famines, diseases, wars, corrupt leaders, population explosions, social and ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:44:57 GMT
YA Fiction Was Great, But What Comes Next? - Study
YA Fiction Was Great, But What Comes Next?  Study Breaks

Here are some authors that will guide you out of the YA fiction doldrums. Other worlds are waiting for you in the literary canon.


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:03:20 GMT
'The Breakfast Club' is the latest must-stop show for
'The Breakfast Club' is the latest must-stop show for candidates  Poynter

This is the Poynter Institute's daily newsletter. To have it delivered to your inbox Monday-Friday, click here. July 18, 2019. Good Thursday. The debate rages on ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:08 GMT
The 101 people, ideas and things altering how we work
The 101 people, ideas and things altering how we work today  BBC News

100-year-lifespan. We're more likely than ever to live past a century. Whether this becomes a blessing or a curse for society and business depends on how much ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Physics Needs Philosophy / Philosophy Needs Physics
Physics Needs Philosophy / Philosophy Needs Physics  Scientific American

Contrary to claims about the irrelevance of philosophy for science, philosophy has always had, and still has, far more influence on physics than commonly ...


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
You weren't born 'to be useful,' Irish president tells
You weren't born 'to be useful,' Irish president tells students  Big Think

Young philosophers don't exist to be useful, Irish president tells crowd at Irish Young Philosophers 2019 awards.


Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Jewish comedians aim to deflate modern anti-Semitism
Jewish comedians aim to deflate modern anti-Semitism with laughs  JTA News

MONTREAL (JTA) As long as there have been Jews, there have been two unwavering constants: anti-Semitism and Jewish jokes about anti-Semitism.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:21:00 GMT
Reading Buttigieg Told Me Everything I Need to Know
Reading Buttigieg Told Me Everything I Need to Know About the 2020 Presidential Race  The Nation

Mayor Pete Buttigieg at his office in South Bend, Indiana, on January 10, 2019. (AP Photo / dpa, Nam Y. Huh). Ready to fight back? Sign up for Take Action Now ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:04:38 GMT
Appiah, Case, Deaton, Maldacena among many Princetonians
Appiah, Case, Deaton, Maldacena among many Princetonians chosen for list of top 50 thinkers  Princeton University

Many Princeton faculty and alumni were chosen for Prospect magazine's 2019 World's Top 50 Thinkers.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:59:17 GMT
Doug Aitken's Mesmeric, Metallic, Hot-Air Balloon Odyssey
Doug Aitken's Mesmeric, Metallic, Hot-Air Balloon Odyssey  Interview

In Martha's Vineyard on July 12, LA-based artist Doug Aitken launched a silver Mylar hot-air balloon, which will travel across Massachusetts this month.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 16:39:17 GMT
When the art of the possible is an impossible dream
When the art of the possible is an impossible dream, demagoguery takes hold  The Hill Times

In this age of extreme views in social media and cynicism in the body politic, the idea of honourable compromise seems to have died.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:00:37 GMT
Jonathan Lear and Roger Myerson elected to American
Jonathan Lear and Roger Myerson elected to American Philosophical Society  UChicago News

Trustee David Rubenstein, JD'73; and Clifford Tabin, AB'76, also were elected to the oldest learned society in the United States.


Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Might Republicans Win Young Voters? - National
How Might Republicans Win Young Voters?  National Review

To win over young voters, Republicans need to ditch grievance and instead pitch a politics of aspiration and optimism.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:43:00 GMT
The world's top 50 thinkers 2019 - Prospect
The world's top 50 thinkers 2019  Prospect

Prospect salutes the scientists, philosophers and writers reshaping our timesand asks for your help choosing our 2019 winners.


Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:31:38 GMT
How to Live Better, According to Nietzsche - The Atlantic
How to Live Better, According to Nietzsche  The Atlantic

John Kaag's fascinating new book about the German thinker seeks to tether philosophy back to the mess of daily experience.


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Summer Reads 2019: What are Princeton professors reading
Summer Reads 2019: What are Princeton professors reading this summer?  Princeton University

Five Princeton professors talk about how the books on their shelves relate to their work and share what's on their summer reading lists.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:08:41 GMT
Gender, Topics, and Publication: Clues from Political
Gender, Topics, and Publication: Clues from Political Science?  Daily Nous

A new study in political science provides evidence for an explanation of why women are more likely to leave the profession than men and why those who stay ...


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:01:46 GMT
The Law of Attraction: Will the Universe Give You What
The Law of Attraction: Will the Universe Give You What You Want?  HowStuffWorks

HowStuffWorks looks at the Law of Attraction, how it's supposed to work and some of the criticisms about it.


Mon, 15 Jul 2019 12:00:04 GMT
Dr. Lucius T. Outlaw Jr. to Present Mellon Lecture
Dr. Lucius T. Outlaw Jr. to Present Mellon Lecture at Hendrix  Hendrix College Events and News

CONWAY, Ark. (February 15, 2019) Visiting Mellon Scholar Dr. Lucius T. Outlaw Jr. on Wednesday, March 6 will present Philosophizing Born of African ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The way Americans regard sports heroes versus intellectuals
The way Americans regard sports heroes versus intellectuals speaks volumes  The Guardian

The difference between the way Americans regard athletes versus intellectuals is a touchstone for how we see ourselves.


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Buddhists Can Benefit from Western Philosophy
How Buddhists Can Benefit from Western Philosophy  Lion's Roar

Take a second look at Western philosophy, advises William Edelglass it might be more compatible with Buddhism than you think. From the Summer 2019 ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
American Philosophy Students Travel to Greece to Partake
American Philosophy Students Travel to Greece to Partake of Ancient Wisdom  Greek Reporter

A group of students from Keene State College of New Hampshire in the United States, who are studying in the Honors Global Engagement course ''Ancient ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Today Show Reports on an APA Meeting... in 1990
The Today Show Reports on an APA Meeting... in 1990  Daily Nous

Back in 1990, the Today Show aired a segment on a meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA), taking place in New Orleans. It was nearly 30 ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Francisco Mir Quesada Cantuarias
Francisco Mir Quesada Cantuarias (1918-2019)  Daily Nous

Francisco Mir Quesada Cantuarias, professor emeritus at the University of San Marcos, by some accounts Peru's leading philosopher and one of the most ...


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Hiking With Nietzsche Review: Highest Education - The
Hiking With Nietzsche Review: Highest Education  The Wall Street Journal

A freezing night alone in the Alps only sharpened a future philosopher's longing for the peak experiences celebrated by the German thinker. Geoff Wisner ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Apollo 11: Britain planned to put a man on the Moon
Apollo 11: Britain planned to put a man on the Moon by 1968, lost documents show  Telegraph.co.uk

Britain had drawn up plans to put a man on the Moon by 1968, newly discovered archives show. For decades it was assumed that only the US and the Soviet ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:00:00 GMT
Study: Psychiatric Diagnoses Worthless and Scientifically
Study: Psychiatric Diagnoses Worthless and Scientifically Meaningless  The New American

Since psychiatrists have a whole thick book of mental disorders (the DSM-5), it's too bad that it is essentially meaningless for diagnostic purposes. That's the ...


Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Seeing the Conflict - Weekly Alibi
Seeing the Conflict  Weekly Alibi

If there is a hexagram for our country's current conditions, Denise Weaver Ross' interpretation of the I Ching's Hexagram 6 could be the one.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why It's Preposterous To Say Western Civilization Is
Why It's Preposterous To Say Western Civilization Is About 'Whiteness'  The Federalist

There are, of course, simple ways to blow this objection to western civilization as 'white civilization' to smithereens, but many prefer the easy lie.


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Deconstructing the Postmodern Thinkers - The American
Deconstructing the Postmodern Thinkers  The American Conservative

Not long ago, a friend of minean Air Force veteran now serving elsewhere in the public sectorinterviewed a young, well-spoken, female applicant with a ...


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
UC San Diego Philosophy Professor Awarded $1.2 Million
UC San Diego Philosophy Professor Awarded $1.2 Million Grant to Advance Research on Free Will and Responsibility  Newswise

University of California San Diego Department of Philosophy professor Manuel Vargas and Santiago Amaya of the Universidad de los Andes in Bogot, ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Historia Magistra Vitae: On Reinhart Koselleck's Vision
Historia Magistra Vitae: On Reinhart Koselleck's Vision of History  lareviewofbooks

Joshua Milstein excavates Sediments of Time: On Possible Histories by Reinhart Koselleck, translated by Sean Franzel and Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann.


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Whats wrong with America? I debate Ben Shapiro. - Vox
Whats wrong with America? I debate Ben Shapiro.  Vox.com

Shapiro blames our woes on our retreat from Judeo-Christian principles. But history presents a more complicated picture.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Rutgers professor to teach course on African, Native
Rutgers professor to teach course on African, Native American, Latin American philosophy  RU Daily Targum

Alexander Guerrero, an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, has been interested in philosophy since he was a child, when his grandfather was ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Prettyman '56 Opens Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference
Prettyman '56 Opens Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference  Hamilton College News

The 24th Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference, titled Answering the Call: Philosophies Born of Struggle in the 21st Century, opened with an address prese.


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Witcraft by Jonathan Re review: an eccentric history
Witcraft by Jonathan Re review: an eccentric history of philosophy's great minds and wild loons  Telegraph.co.uk

Jonathan Re's book begins with the surprising revelation that it is an expanded version, long in the making, of a 1993 essay from Radical Philosophy, a journal ...


Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The French Philosopher Who Loves America - The Wall
The French Philosopher Who Loves America  The Wall Street Journal

New York. Bernard-Henri Lvy is bleary-eyed. He's a dashing spectacle in every other way, but his eyelids loll from a lack of sleep. Bustling in the kitchen of his ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Why Scientists Could Use a March for Philosophy - Scientific
Why Scientists Could Use a March for Philosophy  Scientific American

Without the insights rendered by philosophy, our scientific explorations of the physical world would be, if not blind, then dangerously nearsighted. By Joseph S.


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Philosophy for Everyone and No One: On Two Recent Books
Philosophy for Everyone and No One: On Two Recent Books by John Kaag  lareviewofbooks

John Muller discusses John Kaag's innovation in the genre of philosophical memoir.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Contemporary Women Philosophers You Should Know
The Contemporary Women Philosophers You Should Know About  IAI News

For International Women's Day, we've asked established as well as up-and-coming contemporary women in philosophy to recommend the other women in the ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Philosopher Redefining Equality - The New Yorker
The Philosopher Redefining Equality  The New Yorker

Elizabeth Anderson thinks we've misunderstood the basis of a free and fair society.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
APA Election Results - Daily Nous
APA Election Results  Daily Nous

The results of the 2019 American Philosophical Association (APA) elections have now been announced. Here are the results: Board of Officers ...


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
American Right Intra-Conservative Debate: Philosophy
American Right Intra-Conservative Debate: Philosophy vs. Truth  National Review

Truth and the Highest Good are better guides for the organization of society than severe philosophy.


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
3 philosophers set up a booth on a street corner here
3 philosophers set up a booth on a street corner here's what people asked  The Conversation - US

Three philosophers put up a booth at the entrance to a New York City subway, so people could come to them with questions. They got hit with some real zingers.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
10 American Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them
10 American Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them  Big Think

Americans are, often with justification, regarded as not being versed in philosophy. This is a shame, as the United States and the colonies that proceeded it have ...


Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
How a Philosophy Professor Found Love in a Hidden Library
How a Philosophy Professor Found Love in a Hidden Library  The New York Times

In American Philosophy, the professor John Kaag writes about a discovery that gave him a new sense of self and transformed his notions about life.


Sat, 05 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT
How do we reconcile Indigenous rights with our liberal
How do we reconcile Indigenous rights with our liberal democracy?  ABC News

Stan Grant, the ABC's Global Affairs and Indigenous Affairs Analyst, questions the philosophical basis for a treaty between Australia's Indigenous peoples and ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Charles Lloyd Reid, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary - WKBN
Charles Lloyd Reid, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary  WKBN.com

Charles Lloyd Reid, (to family, Lloyd), for 34 years a professor of Philosophy, died Monday July 1, 2019 at Park Vista. His extended family included eight ...


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
University of Houston professor seeks to build bridges
University of Houston professor seeks to build bridges of understanding about God  Houston Chronicle

Luis Oliveira recently launched LATAM Bridges in the Epistemology of Religion, a three-year project devoted to organizing seminars in Brazil, Argentina and ...


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
American Philosophical Association and Other Groups
American Philosophical Association and Other Groups Protest Brazilian Academic Defunding Proposal  Daily Nous

The American Philosophical Association (APA), the American Sociological Association (ASA), the Associao Nacional de Ps-Gradiao em Filosofia (Brazil), ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Free Will Is Real - Scientific American
Free Will Is Real  Scientific American

I can live without God, but I need free will. Without free will life makes no sense, it lacks meaning. So I'm always on the lookout for strong, clear arguments for free ...


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Philosophy Professor John J. McDermott Remembered As
Philosophy Professor John J. McDermott Remembered As Conscience Of Texas A&M, Top In His Field  Texas A&M University

Dr. John J. McDermott, a Texas A&M University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy who passed away Sunday at age 86, was celebrated by school leaders ...


Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
7 most eccentric philosophers in history - Big Think
7 most eccentric philosophers in history  Big Think

Philosophers can be eccentric, it probably has something to do with the job title. Here, we list seven of the most eccentric philosophers of all time. This list is far ...


Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Philosophy Has Made Plenty of Progress - Scientific
Philosophy Has Made Plenty of Progress  Scientific American

I have never bumped into Tim Maudlin, but I have felt his gravitational tug. A Reddit discussion of "heavy hitters in philosophy" called Maudlin "probably the most ...


Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Distinguished Professor is awarded the 2019 Lebowitz
Distinguished Professor is awarded the 2019 Lebowitz Prize for achievement in philosophy  UCI News

Margaret P. Gilbert, Ph.D., UCI's Abraham I. Melden Chair in Moral Philosophy and Distinguished Professor of philosophy, has been awarded the 2019 Dr.


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What Game of Thrones Reveals about Moral Decision-Making
What Game of Thrones Reveals about Moral Decision-Making  Scientific American

Warning: This post contains spoilers. After nearly a decade, Game of Thrones is complete. A global phenomenon averaging more than 44 million views per ...


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