3. June 2010 01:53
Sally Haslanger of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was awarded the Carus Lecturer for 2011 and the Distinguished Woman Philosopher of 2010 which is given by the Society for Women in Philosophy. See the article at MIT here.
2. June 2010 01:35
In a brief article for The Fortnightly Review, O’Hear reviews Practices of Belief: Volume 2, Selected Essays by Nicholas Wolterstorff, Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self by Marilynne Robinson and An Awareness of What is Missing: Faith and Reason in a Post-... [More]
30. May 2010 21:09
French children appear to be abandoning video games and party favors for tea and Rene Descartes. According to Adam Sage of the Time Online UK, les goûters philos or philosophical teas are more than a flash in the pan for French children. These parties are sweeping the nation as an alternative for ch... [More]
30. May 2010 01:32
Philosophy and mathematics professor is gaining significant steam in his bid for president of Colombia. The Green Party candidate is known for his antics once dressed up in tights and a cape and coming on stage as ‘Super Citizen.’ He is a serious candidate however and his strong message is resonatin... [More]
28. May 2010 02:28
This delightful New York Times piece by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, author of the book, 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction portrays the dismantling of philosophy by postmodernist literature departments. Modern literature has abandoned its true calling of unwrapping the li... [More]
27. May 2010 15:20
Annoucement about Content and Consciousness in paper [More]
26. May 2010 22:08
Philosopher Kwame Anothony Appiah will be at OSU on Friday, May 28, 2010 and will give a public lecture titled, “Is Race Biological?” For more information, see the Gazzette Times announcement here.
25. May 2010 00:43
The UCR Highlander reports that Paul Hoffman passed away on Thursday, May 13th suddenly. Eric Schwitzgebel of UCR who writes the Splintered Mind blog reports that Hoffman died of a heart attack. Hoffman is best known for his work on Descartes but he also wrote in other areas notably metaphysics and ... [More]
24. May 2010 00:03
Apparently some believe whales are people too.
23. May 2010 19:50
Socrates apparently. Oh and George Clinton. Well George Clinton has a “connection” to Socrates and Cornel West studies Socrates and both are environmental activists. Something like that. But no matter. West and Clinton honored a new New Jersey charter school called the “Barack Obama Green Charter Sc... [More]