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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. 

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The Daily Owl 1-5-2018
The most effective people are introverts who are extroverted in small groups of people. Or very large ones.

A Philosopher Takes on Evolutionary Psychology
“Evolutionary psychological inferences commonly fail to satisfy reasonable epistemic criteria.” The failures are so significant that good evolutionary psychology may not be possible.  So a
 
Philosophers Win NEH Grants
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced the winners of its most recent round of grants, and several philosophy faculty  are among them. They are: Dorit Bar-On (University of Conn
 
APA Member Interview: Eugene Kelly
Eugene Kelly has been Professor of Philosophy at the New York Institute of Technology for forty years. He received his Ph.D. from New York University, and spent two years doing research as a fellow of
 
Love: A New Understanding of an Ancient Emotion
2020.01.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Simon May, Love: A New Understanding of an Ancient Emotion, Oxford University Press, 2019, 285pp., $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780190884833
 
Paul-Henri Thiry (Baron) d’Holbach
[Revised entry by Michael LeBuffe on January 16, 2020. Changes to: Bibliography] Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach was a philosopher, translator, and prominent social figure of the French Enlightenm
 

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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.