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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.
What is <strong>humanity’s greatest idea</strong>? It may be atomic theory — that all things are made of atoms. A tragedy, then, that the works of its originator, Democritus, were lost
What is humanity’s greatest idea? It may be atomic theory — that all things are made of atoms. A tragedy, then, that the works of its originator, Democritus, were
For Victorians, their literature reflected the triumph of the British Empire. For African-Americans, <strong>Victorian literature</strong> was an unlikely source of inspiration
For Victorians, their literature reflected the triumph of the British Empire. For African-Americans, Victorian literature was an unlikely source of
Freud’s founding circle had 13 members. Only one was gentile. Almost all of their patients were Jewish as well. How to explain the <strong>Jewish predilection for psychoanalysis</strong>?
Freud’s founding circle had 13 members. Only one was gentile. Almost all of their patients were Jewish as well. How to explain the Jewish predilection for
Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity
2017.01.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stephan Blatti and Paul F. Snowdon (eds.), Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity, Oxford University Press,
Teachers’ Unions II: Protecting Bad Teachers
Embed from Getty Images One stock conservative talking point is teachers’ unions are a primary cause of educational woes. If only unions could be eliminated or significantly changed, then education
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.