Right-wing media have lambasted President Joe Biden after calling the philosophy of “extreme” pro-Trump Republicans “semi-fascism,” with criticism ranging from defining Biden’s comment as his “basket of deplorables” moment from the 2016 election accusing the president of being a fascist himself. On August 25, 2022, at a Democratic fundraising eventRead More →

HARTFORD — With a career in finance spanning more than 30 years, Republican Bob Stefanowski cites his business accomplishments as his calling card to become Connecticut’s next governor. But Democrats have been hammering at Stefanowski’s record for more than six weeks, taking aim directly at his top asset in aRead More →

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Jaime Harrison avoided criticizing President Biden for remarks in which he called the Republican Party’s ethos “semi-fascist.” During an appearance on CBS’ “Face The Nation,” guest moderator Maj. Garrett asked Harrison if he agreed with the president’s assessment. “Well it’s not about kissing – heRead More →

(lr) Stephanie Cluxton, Jacqueline Ma, Aimee McCoy, Juanita Nuñez and Melissa Rains. Photo credit: sdcoe.net Five local educators representing schools in San Diego and northern and southern counties have been named San Diego County Teachers of the Year. Officials named the winners on Friday as part of the 32nd editionCoxRead More →

Florida Digital’s Credit Market OREGAON, PORTLAND, UNITED STATES, August 26, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Allied Market Research published a report titled “Digital Credit Market in Florida By loan type (payday, personal, and SMB-focused loans), provider type (banks, credit unions, fintech institutions, and others), loan amount (less than $500, $500 to $4,999,Read More →

WATERLOO REGION — Waterloo Region’s monumental shift to sanctioning at least one encampment has been spurred by the realization that homelessness has reached crisis levels. It is estimated that more than 400 people in the area are sleeping outdoors. Com. Elizabeth Clarke, who has been one of the council’s leadersRead More →

IIn Denis Villeneuve’s 2016 film Arrival, the US military asks a linguistics expert to decipher the complex language of the seven-limbed aliens (“heptapods”) who landed on Earth. It is a memorable and indeed moving attempt to portray the immense challenges involved in bridging the chasm of mutual misunderstanding between twoRead More →

This term, an introductory philosophy course gave students the opportunity to engage in high-level conversations with industry and academic experts on a thorny and timely issue: the ethics of computer science. “Ethics and Information Technology,” with Susan Brison, Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and HumanRead More →

Friends, I am delighted to announce the Word on Fire Institute’s inaugural conference “Wonder: A Conference on Faith and Science” https://wonderconference.com. It is an annual opportunity to dialogue with theologians and other experts on important issues at the intersection of Catholic faith and secular culture. Our theme for the inauguralRead More →

No, consumers didn’t suddenly flock back to the mall. That was just a media joke. They shop online more than ever. Sales in department stores fell. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. The retail sales data, reported today by the Census Bureau, is based on surveys of about 5,500 retailRead More →

Photo credit: Codgito: student journal of philosophy and theory Tucked away on the third floor of the Arts and Administration Building, one can find the little slice of intellectual heaven: Memorial University’s Department of Philosophy. Although small, it’s packed with smart students and professors, including those who want to leaveRead More →

“Most contemporary philosophical writings are just bad handwriting… How did things get so bad? It’s tempting to say that philosophers are just bad writers, but I think that’s a mistake…” The following is a guest post from Regina Rini, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Moral andRead More →

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 15, 2022– euNetworks Group Limited (“euNetworks”), a Western European bandwidth infrastructure company, continues to make progress in its sustainability efforts in Europe, both signing pledges and making meaningful and lasting progress towards these goals. euNetworks joined The Climate Pledge in February 2022, setting science-based targets aligned to 1.5°CRead More →

We call Ibn Arabi a philosopher. This is how we define philosophy. Can we classify Pythagoras, Shankara, Ibn Arabi or Suhrawardi or Sadra as pure “rationalist philosophers”? In the Islamic tradition, philosophy and tassawuf are two sides of the same coin. In our worldview, we don’t have rational academic armchairRead More →

After a pandemic-induced delay, a permanent exhibit focusing on the philosophy of Bruce Lee opens at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience in Seattle, with support from the Bruce Lee Foundation. His daughter Shannon Lee, who oversees the foundation, said Reuters that the exhibition, “Be Water,Read More →

“Today, India’s telecom network is the second in the world, with the most cost-effective tariffs. This growth has been spurred by the market-friendly policies of the Modi government,” said Shri Devusinh Chauhan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. Communications while elaborating on the successful growth of the telecom sector inRead More →

Laboratory courses at the School of Molecular and Theoretical Biology SMTB I learned the School of Molecular and Theoretical Biology several years ago at a roundtable on science education at Stony Brook University. This unique non-profit summer internship program brings together leading scientists and curious high school students from moreRead More →

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 3, 2022– The international family of Carnegie Institutions today named five distinguished philanthropists as recipients of the 2022 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to solving the challenges facing our world. The Medal’s goal is to inspire a culture of giving by honoringRead More →

On Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi received “Ishta Linga Deekshe” from Shivamurthy Murugha Sharana, pontiff of Murugharajendra Mutt in Chitradurga district. He is one of the main pooches in Veerashaiva-Lingayats, a powerful community widely seen as loyal to the BJP. The seer conducted the ‘Ishta Linga Deekshe’ ceremony, which isRead More →

Employee satisfaction is inextricably linked to workplace productivity and long-term organizational performance. The financial well-being of Indian employees has been widely discussed, but studies on the subject are scarce. The majority of employees are still paid monthly, leaving them financially unsupervised. It also makes it difficult for them to meetRead More →

Hill’s Returns as National Sponsor of NBCUniversal Local’s Clear the Shelters for the Fifth Consecutive Year to Help Shelter Animals Find Homes Through Science-Based Nutrition in August TOPEKA, Kan., August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Approximately 6.3 million pets enter animal shelters in the United States each year.1. This year marksRead More →

“I suspect that I am not alone among philosophers in finding colloquia almost universally frustrating: the speakers are more interesting than conventional discourse allows…” The following is a guest post from Kieran Setiya, professor of philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It is part of the series ofRead More →

Regarding John R. Stanard’s column “The NRA has helped distort public debate and blocked reasonable action” (July 29): Missouri continues to promote its anti-abortion and pro-Second Amendment credentials. Missouri eliminated all requirements for owning firearms once an individual turns 18. No training, no background checks, just buy a gun andRead More →

Geoffrey Brennan, a longtime faculty member and friend of Duke, died in Canberra, Australia, of complications from acute leukemia. “Geoff” joined Duke’s Department of Political Science in January 2005 as Nan Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professor, and has been a research professor ever since. He helped co-found and equip the Philosophy,Read More →