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In this series, Paul looks at the seemingly intractable “Gettier Problem” and proposes that we focus on the belief condition as a way to solve it. 

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Nomination Deadline for the 2017 Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching
The Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching, in the amount of $1,000, recognizes a philosophy teacher who has had an outstanding impact on the student learning of philosophy in undergraduate
 
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International Summer School Critical Theory "Progress, Regression, and Social Change"
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2606-Jenn-1x1-125pxWhat is Philosophy? In this article, I take a stab at describing what philosophy is and what philosophers do. My goal is to give a brief primer on the topic for those who aren’t quite sure what this abstract discipline is all about.

ReflectionThe Value of Philosophy. If you’ve never studied philosophy before, you may not be quite sure why you should. In this article I explain why philosophy has been so important to me and how it is a critical discipline for any of us who cares about the life of the mind.

Grunge_Knowledge_sm What is Knowledge? Knowledge is at the root of many challenges we face in a given day. Once you get past basic survival, we’re confronted with knowledge issues on almost every front. We make knowledge decisions all day, every day and some of those decisions deeply impact our lives and the lives of those around us.