20. May 2010 10:36
Morris, in an article for the Huffington Post, picks up on the new New York Times blog on philosophy and spends some time defining the discipline and explaining why everyone one should be doing it. It seems philosophy is striking some chords with the wider population.
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17. May 2010 04:43
Philosophy has long been out of vogue. Mainly relegated either to ivory towers or to mainstream books with titles like [Your Favorite Cultural Icon] and Philosophy, it’s now showing up alongside All the News That’s Fit to Print. The New York Times has just launched a new forum on philosophy called T... [More]
14. May 2010 02:44
Due to financial difficulties, Middlesex University has decided to close the philosophy department. Students of that department are pushing back. However, the Middlesex decision has not been justified to students. A meeting to brief the students about the closure was postponed, says the universi... [More]
11. May 2010 01:09
Arizona Western College is looking to fill the position of Professor of Philosophy for the Fall 2010 semester. They are looking for eligible candidates with a Master’s degree or higher. See the posting here.
28. April 2010 22:00
In this piece, Craig Rood, a graduate student in philosophy at North Dakota State University opines about the value of philosophy in light of the University’s decision to close the Cardinal Muench Seminary. By closing the seminary, the philosophy department at NDSU will lose two of its professors du... [More]