Who is the best philosopher? What is the best philosophical idea? What is the best philosophy book ever written? These are not, to put it politely, the best questions. We all know that. There are so many distinct properties that are fairly reasonably taken into account in evaluations of philosophers,
“There are those who are unable to attend formal philosophy classes due to life situations, ie homelessness, return from prison, multiple jobs, a full-time job, no can’t afford to pay for classes, anxious about formal education, caring for others, and of course, most recently a global pandemic. That is why
A recent article published in the International Journal of Psychiatry examines the state of fundamental patterns of the mind of psychiatry, such as “neuroreductionism”. The author, Sanneke de Haan, a philosopher of psychiatry, argues that instead of narrow understandings based primarily on the brain, we could learn lessons from enactive
Jeremy Fischer, who until yesterday was full professor of philosophy at the University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH), resigned his post to protest his university’s COVID-19 policies for the next term. Writing to his university president, provost, university dean and department head, he said: We know what it takes to
Thanos and Darth Vader both share a twisted fighting philosophy, with Marvel Comics revealing the inner workings of invincible villains. Warning: Contains spoilers for Eternals # 6! The Mad Titan Thanos and the Sith Lord dark Vador are two of the most towering villains in pop culture, and the Marvel
“Soul Dies First” – Illustrated Philosophy. (agsandrew, Adobe Stock) I think the definitions of “philosophy” and “empiricism” could usefully be changed. Currently, the two encompass reality and unreality, which in my opinion is a bewildering conflict of interest. As if philosophy and empiricism (but especially philosophy) needed Following disconcerting bewilderment.
Is there reason to be optimistic about the progress of metaphysics? Jessica wilson (Toronto) thinks so. [Grant Wood, “In the Spring”] Asked about it in a recent interview at 03:16, Wilson replies: Regarding the methodology [standards in metaphysics] question, I see reason to be optimistic. For starters, there has been