University of New Mexico's Annual Philosophy Graduate Student Conference

Conference Name: University of New Mexico’s Annual Philosophy Graduate Student Conference Conference Dates: April 29–30, 2016 Submission Deadline: February 3, 2016 Location: University of New
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Science of Consciousness

Conference Name: Science of Consciousness Conference Dates: April 24-30, 2016 Submission Deadline: N/A Location: Tuscon, Arizona Website: www.consciousness.arizona.edu
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Reasons for Action: Justification, Motivation, Explanation

[Revised entry by Maria Alvarez on April 24, 2016. Changes to: 0] [Editor's Note: The following new entry by Maria Alvarez replaces the former entry on this topic by the previous author.] Why are
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Is Buddhism paradoxical?

Buddhist literature is full of statements that sound paradoxical. This has led to the widespread idea that Buddhism, like some other religions, wants to point us in the direction of a reality
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Hiddenness of God

[New Entry by Daniel Howard-Snyder and Adam Green on April 23, 2016.] "Divine hiddenness", as the phrase suggests, refers, most fundamentally, to the hiddenness of God, i.e., the alleged fact that
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The shambolic life of ‘shambles’

You just lost your job. Your partner broke up with you. You’re late on rent. Then, you dropped your iPhone in the toilet. “My life’s in shambles!” you shout. Had you so exclaimed, say, in an
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What we talk about when we talk about being disoriented

Disorientations—major life experiences that make it difficult for individuals to know how to go on—are deeply familiar, in part because they are common. It is rare to have never experienced some
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Essays convey observations and emotions, experiences unique to the writer. So what is the <strong>essayist&rsquo;s obligation to fact</strong>?

Essays convey observations and emotions, experiences unique to the writer. So what is the essayist&amp;rsquo;s obligation to
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How did a <strong>Vel&aacute;zquez painting</strong> from 1623 emerge in the back of an English bookshop two centuries later? That question drove one man to ruin

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<strong>Physics</strong> is not a discipline or a set of procedures. It's a way of thinking about the world: a scheme that organizes cause and effect

Physics is not a discipline or a set of procedures. It&#39;s a way of thinking about the world: a scheme that organizes cause and
Physics is not a discipline or a set of procedures. It's a way of thinking about the world: a scheme that organizes cause and [More]