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Unlocking the Tension Between Faith and Reason
Essays that explore the relationship between faith and reason, religion and science, existentialism and rationality, the good and the bad – a rose by any other name . . .
The Gettier Problem: A Study
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.
Essays on important philosophical topics written in a way that even philosophers can understand. Hosted by Richard Pimentel.
What’s Happening in Philosophy
Classic PNS essays on current events in philosophy. Since these are about the past, perhaps this feature should be called “What Happened in Philosophy.”
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The Daily Owl 3-18-2014
Useful fictions are only useful if we don't know they're fictions.
Complaining has become an art form, a way of life, and, for the <strong>Tate Modern</strong>, a bizarre and misguided strategy for "community engagement"
Complaining has become an art form, a way of life, and, for the Tate Modern, a bizarre and misguided strategy for "community
<strong>Dating</strong> is like a “precarious form of contemporary labor: an unpaid internship," says Moira Weigel. "If you look sharp, you might get a free lunch”
Dating is like a “precarious form of contemporary labor: an unpaid internship," says Moira Weigel. "If you look sharp, you might get a free
Bards thought writing would destroy our memories; scribes loathed the printing press. Now <strong>handwriting enthusiasts</strong> have taken up this tradition of snobbery
Bards thought writing would destroy our memories; scribes loathed the printing press. Now handwriting enthusiasts have taken up this tradition of
Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science
2016.10.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews J.D. Trout, Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science, Oxford University Press, 2016, 241pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN
Ancient Rome was gripped by a mania for public displays of reading. Wealthy Romans felt the need to <strong>boast of their intellect</strong> to the world. Some things never change
Ancient Rome was gripped by a mania for public displays of reading. Wealthy Romans felt the need to boast of their intellect to the world. Some things never
Love of Wisdom
What 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.
The 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.
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.