The Graduates and the Pizza

The graduate with a science degree asks, “Why does it work?” The graduate with an engineering degree asks, “How does it work?” The graduate with an accounting degree asks, “How much will it cost?” The graduate with a philosophy degree asks, “Do you want fries with that?” Q: What’s the difference b... [More]

An Argument for the View that God has a Sense of Humor

An Argument for the View that God has a Sense of Humor   Does God have a sense of humor? Here is one argument to think that he does. Let us start with the following uncontroversial premise:
An Argument for the View that God has a Sense of Humor   Does God have a sense of humor? Here is one argument to think that he does. Let us start with the following uncontroversial premise: [More]

8-Bit Philosophy

Creative (if not a bit tongue-in-cheek) mashups on old 8-bit video games designed to impart of bit of ancient and contemporary wisdom using well-loved actors such as Zelda, Mario Bros., and Donkey Kong. Learn about the philosophy of Plato, Nietzsche, Descartes, and Kierkegaard while reminiscing about your Nintendo game system.
Creative (if not a bit tongue-in-cheek) mashups on old 8-bit video games designed to impart of bit of ancient and contemporary wisdom using well-loved actors such as Zelda, Mario Bros., and Donkey Kong. Learn about the philosophy of Plato, Nietzsche, Descartes, and Kierkegaard while reminiscing about your Nintendo game system. [More]

What’s so funny

“Analyzing humor,” E.B. White wrote, “is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies.” Yet the study of funny expands…
“Analyzing humor,” E.B. White wrote, “is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies.” Yet the study of funny expands… [More]

Roman Jokers

Elizabethans joked about venereal disease. Romans laughed at bald men. The history of humor is wildly inconsistent about what’s funny…
Elizabethans joked about venereal disease. Romans laughed at bald men. The history of humor is wildly inconsistent about what’s funny… [More]

If you could get one question answered, what would you ask?

What question would a group of philosophers ask an angel if they could ask only one question?
What question would a group of philosophers ask an angel if they could ask only one question? [More]

Pronouncements of the Scumbag Analytic Philosopher

All the collected sayings and properties of the Scumbag Anaytic Philosopher. Is there a saying or property missing? Create your own!
All the collected sayings and properties of the Scumbag Anaytic Philosopher. Is there a saying or property missing? Create your own! [More]

History of American humor

Do Americans have a sense of humor? Tocqueville thought not. How wrong he was: Some fun-loving Pilgrims, Barnum, Babbitt, Bruce…
Do Americans have a sense of humor? Tocqueville thought not. How wrong he was: Some fun-loving Pilgrims, Barnum, Babbitt, Bruce… [More]

You Mad Bro? Philosophers Have No Answer

The world is experiencing a growing and disturbing trend of unsportsmanlike conduct by professional athletes. The philosophical community isn't outraged.
The world is experiencing a growing and disturbing trend of unsportsmanlike conduct by professional athletes. The philosophical community isn't outraged. [More]

Philosophers Immortalized in . . . Comics?

Learn about the likes and dislikes of Nietsche, what Plato was good at, and who was also known as The Jewish Elvis. Catch some funky dialogue between your now-dead favorite thinkers too!
Learn about the likes and dislikes of Nietsche, what Plato was good at, and who was also known as The Jewish Elvis. Catch some funky dialogue between your now-dead favorite thinkers too! [More]