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The Daily Owl 3-18-2014
Useful fictions are only useful if we don't know they're fictions.

Philosophers and their religious practices part 20: Using philosophy to using philosophy to help share the Gospel
This is the twentieth installment of a series of interviews I am conducting with academic philosophers about their religious practices. In this series of interviews, I ask philosophers about their
 
Leo Strauss
[Revised entry by Leora Batnitzky on May 24, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Leo Strauss was a twentieth-century German Jewish emigre to the United States whose intellectual corpus
 
<strong>Speak, butterfly</strong>. How the intricate structures of <em>Pnin</em>, <em>Lolita</em>, and <em>Pale Fire</em> were inspired by Nabokov's dissections of butterfly genitalia
Speak, butterfly. How the intricate structures of Pnin, Lolita, and Pale Fire were inspired by Nabokov's dissections of butterfly
 
Want to <strong>eat like Alfred Hitchcock</strong>? Learn what Joan Crawford thrived on, apart from anger, spite, and bile? Now there's a book for that
Want to eat like Alfred Hitchcock? Learn what Joan Crawford thrived on, apart from anger, spite, and bile? Now there's a book for
 
<strong>Emily Dickinson</strong> was known in her own time as a naturalist and botanist. Her gardens provided her with tropes, narratives, and imagery
Emily Dickinson was known in her own time as a naturalist and botanist. Her gardens provided her with tropes, narratives, and
 

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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.