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Talk to your kids about philosophy while there’s still time
 
 
The Daily Owl 1-5-2018
The most effective people are introverts who are extroverted in small groups of people. Or very large ones.

To what extent is inspiration entangled with intoxication? With writing and alcohol, it's comforting to think being sober is always better. But is it?
To what extent is inspiration entangled with intoxication? With writing and alcohol, it's comforting to think being sober is always better. But is
 
Death and the meaning of life. Have you thought about being composted or cremated? Perhaps donating your body to science? Why we distract ourselves from the fact that we are physical beings
Death and the meaning of life. Have you thought about being composted or cremated? Perhaps donating your body to science? Why we distract ourselves from the fact that we are physical
 
To what extent is inspiration entangled with intoxication? When it comes to writing and alcohol, it's comforting to think it's always better to be sober. But is it?
To what extent is inspiration entangled with intoxication? When it comes to writing and alcohol, it's comforting to think it's always better to be sober. But is
 
There's no business like the Da Vinci business. It's a happy hunting ground for eccentrics and conspiracy theorists. And for a half century, Martin Kemp has lived among them
There's no business like the Da Vinci business. It's a happy hunting ground for eccentrics and conspiracy theorists. And for a half century, Martin Kemp has lived among
 
The Subject of Experience
2018.04.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Galen Strawson, The Subject of Experience, Oxford University Press, 2017, 336 pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199777885.
 

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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.

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