Obedient intellectuals

Dear intellectuals: You have a responsibility to speak truth and expose lies. You are failing. You are docile, cowed, and impotent. Best, Fred Inglis…
Dear intellectuals: You have a responsibility to speak truth and expose lies. You are failing. You are docile, cowed, and impotent. Best, Fred Inglis… [More]

Instructions for intoxication

Winemaking has been revolutionized. Most everything being bottled is clean, fruity, smooth, easy to drink, and completely boring…
Winemaking has been revolutionized. Most everything being bottled is clean, fruity, smooth, easy to drink, and completely boring… [More]

Latitudes of Acceptance

The scientific mood has soured. The emphasis is on taking down other scholars and falsifying results, not generating constructive ideas…
The scientific mood has soured. The emphasis is on taking down other scholars and falsifying results, not generating constructive ideas… [More]

Buffalo Annual Experimental Philosophy Conference Program 2014

Buffalo Annual Experimental Philosophy Conference 2014 Sept. 19th & 20th, 2014 5th Floor, Clininal and Translational Research Center, University at Buffalo 875 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY Keynote
Buffalo Annual Experimental Philosophy Conference 2014 Sept. 19th & 20th, 2014 5th Floor, Clininal and Translational Research Center, University at Buffalo 875 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY Keynote [More]

What is the Parthenon telling us?

Horses and riders, youths and elders, men and women, animals being led to sacrifice: What is the Parthenon’s frieze telling us?…
Horses and riders, youths and elders, men and women, animals being led to sacrifice: What is the Parthenon’s frieze telling us?… [More]

Campanologomania

What to do with church bells in post-Reformation England? Run linguistic experiments and let boozy young men to ring them for exercise…
What to do with church bells in post-Reformation England? Run linguistic experiments and let boozy young men to ring them for exercise… [More]

Science as Salvation?

In the combative “two cultures” debate, a case of epistemological humility shows up. The physicist Marcelo Gleiser on the intellectual arrogance of his field…
In the combative “two cultures” debate, a case of epistemological humility shows up. The physicist Marcelo Gleiser on the intellectual arrogance of his field… [More]

Masterclass in Philosophy of Religion (in German), Munich Germany

“Thinking God: An Essay in Rational Theology”taught by Prof. Dr. Holm Tetens (FU Berlin)February 24th – 26th 2015The masterclass is based upon Holm Tetens’ recent book “Gott denken. Ein Versuch über
“Thinking God: An Essay in Rational Theology”taught by Prof. Dr. Holm Tetens (FU Berlin)February 24th – 26th 2015The masterclass is based upon Holm Tetens’ recent book “Gott denken. Ein Versuch über [More]

Feminist Environmental Philosophy

[New Entry by Karen Warren on August 29, 2014.] Early positions of "feminist environmental philosophy" focused on mostly ethical positions and perspectives on interconnections among women, nonhuman
[New Entry by Karen Warren on August 29, 2014.] Early positions of "feminist environmental philosophy" focused on mostly ethical positions and perspectives on interconnections among women, nonhuman [More]

Innateness and Contemporary Theories of Cognition

[Revised entry by Jerry Samet and Deborah Zaitchik on August 29, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Nativism and Empiricism are rival approaches to questions about the origins of
[Revised entry by Jerry Samet and Deborah Zaitchik on August 29, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Nativism and Empiricism are rival approaches to questions about the origins of [More]