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The Gettier Problem: A Study
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The Daily Owl 3-18-2014
Useful fictions are only useful if we don't know they're fictions.
<strong>Nabokov</strong> was self-involved, even callous. His fiction isn't praised for its compassion. But was he so uncaring as to leave a wounded man to die?
Nabokov was self-involved, even callous. His fiction isn't praised for its compassion. But was he so uncaring as to leave a wounded man to
<strong>Czeslaw Milosz</strong>, who witnessed Stalinist repression firsthand, is remembered as a political writer. Yet he always chafed against the label
Czeslaw Milosz, who witnessed Stalinist repression firsthand, is remembered as a political writer. Yet he always chafed against the
Scholars are painstakingly reproducing all of <strong>Emily Dickinson</strong>'s faintly penciled jottings. The undertaking is necessary and laudable. It's also misguided
Scholars are painstakingly reproducing all of Emily Dickinson's faintly penciled jottings. The undertaking is necessary and laudable. It's also
Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics
2017.04.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Olivia Custer, Penelope Deutscher, and Samir Haddad (eds.), Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy,
Why shouldn’t we compel them to come in? Locke, the Enlightenment, and the debate over religious toleration
Most people in the West today unreflectively accept the need for religious toleration. Of course, if pressed, they will admit that toleration, like freedom of speech, can’t be absolute; there must
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.