To understand the wave of “little pink” ultra-nationalism sweeping the People’s Republic of China, it is instructive to examine “Xi Jinping’s thinking on socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era.” Incorporated into the constitution of the Communist Party of China at its 19th Congress in October 2017 and commonlyRead More →

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 enactiveRead More →

Filmmaker Ashish Avikunkthak. Photo: Courtesy of MUBI Content Warning: Suicide Citation “An Idiom Unto Itself” is how the MUBI streaming platform titles Ashish Avikunthak movies. Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the University of Rhode Island, Avikunthak is a student of archeology and anthropology and admittedly only makes films forRead More →

At my university, I work with many first-generation and financially disadvantaged students, and I’m concerned that we don’t sufficiently understand students’ initial perceptions of philosophy. I lead a small team of researchers trying to collect data from as many students as possible to better understand these issues. This project gainedRead More →

“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.Read More →

Cryptoculture Cryptocurrencies are best understood by examining the community structure and the cultural values ​​they exhibit, rather than the economic activity they create. Cryptocurrencies are truly “cryptocultures” and these cultures are many, a plurality. I define a cryptoculture as an open source community with its own micro-economy. Each culture integratesRead More →

June 22, 2021 1:27 p.m. ET Charles M. Schulz, creator of the comic strip “Peanuts”, in 1978. Photo: Getty Images Michael Taube’s June 18 review of Blake Scott Ball’s “Charlie Brown’s America” (Library, June 18) recalls two beloved “Peanuts” comics cut decades ago. Here is the first: Linus: I’m interestedRead More →

Phil craig writes that in just 24 months, greater provincial autonomy, including the option of outright independence, has shifted from political obscurity to the dominant political philosophy of the Western Cape. It is only at the very end of a Sherlock Holmes novel that a series of seemingly harmless eventsRead More →

Review of analytical philosophy (RAP), a new open-access, peer-reviewed, English-language philosophy journal based in Japan, has just published its first issue. The RAP is “designed to provide a forum for those working in analytical philosophy at large. It publishes high quality original research on all areas of analytical philosophy, includingRead More →

What is the impact of the philosophy of science on science? In the following guest post *, Mahdi Khelfaoui (UQTR), Yves Gingras (UQAM), Maël Lemoine (Bordeaux) and Thomas Pradeu (Bordeaux) discuss their recent empirical research on this question. [Hearson McArthur Microscope, c.1930s, detail] Which scientific disciplines cite the philosophy ofRead More →

After years of extraordinary mismanagement on the part of administrators, Laurentian University is attempting to remedy its current financial insolvency by eliminating a shocking number of university programs and permanent positions. The Department of Philosophy and several of its teachers are among those scheduled for elimination. [“Here’s what’s left ofRead More →

Sarawak Bersatu Party Chairman Datuk Sri Wong Soon Koh (left), seen with Batu Lintang See Chee How MP, speaks at a press conference on March 9, 2021. – Photo by Sulok Tawie KUCHING, April 4 – The Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) has been urged not to question the political philosophyRead More →

Tamsin Kimoto, assistant professor of philosophy and studies on women, gender and sexuality at Goucher College, discusses the subject of exclusionary feminism. – Editor / Stéphanie Green Rowan’s students were educated on various types of exclusionary feminism, as well as the history of violence and legislation directed against Asian women,Read More →

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit overturned an earlier dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a professor of philosophy against his employer, Shawnee State University, for violating his rights of first and second. fourteenth amendment. Nicolas meriwether Philosophy teacher Nicholas Meriwether had sued the school, claimingRead More →

Boris Johnson recently told a private meeting of Tory MPs that the success of the UK’s vaccination program was due to capitalism and greed. By associating capitalism with greed, it can be inferred that Johnson’s understanding of capitalism is reductive, deceptively confusing enlightened self-interest, property rights, and individualism with theRead More →

The Tennessee Attorney General’s Consumer Affairs Division has revealed the top 10 complaint categories for 2020. DCA received 4,053 complaints in 2020 and received services and funds back for Tennessee through working with consumers and businesses. Overall, the number of consumer complaints decreased slightly in 2020 compared to 2019, whenRead More →

On June 2, 2020, the CFPB and a Tennessee-based payday and installment lender agreed a Consent order for alleged violations of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (CFPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Regulation Z under TILA. The lender operates over 150 stores in eight states, includingRead More →

Nine years after Ohio lawmakers and voters approved restrictions on payday loan fees for short-term loans, those fees are now the highest in the country. Ohio’s 2008 Payday Loan Act was ineffective. The question now is whether the legislature is ready to deal with it. Lenders avoided the law’s 28Read More →

A PAYDAY loan broker who got her at-risk customers to borrow nearly £ 15,000 and hand over the money to her has been jailed. Marivic Balmer, 47, worked for Provident Personal Credit, based in Basildon, from 2008, visiting customers in their townhouses to collect debts, provide advice, and approve newRead More →

Your complementary articles have you read a of your four free articles for this month. You can read four articles for free per month. For full access to the thousands of philosophy articles on this site, please The tree of knowledge Michel Baumann lists eight essential questions for judging theRead More →

Your complementary articles have you read a of your four free articles for this month. You can read four articles for free per month. For full access to the thousands of philosophy articles on this site, please Articles Devon Bombassei considers the irony of our “liberation” in the digital age.Read More →

This is part of a series of blogs we have planned on regenerative agriculture. This first blog presents the subject of regenerative agriculture and discusses regenerative philosophy; the second, third and fourth will discuss the principles, practices and benefits of regeneration. Learn more about regenerative agriculture Loss of biodiversity, risingRead More →

The weekly report on new and revised entries in online philosophy resources and new philosophy book reviews… Sep New: Continental feminism, by Dilek Huseyinzadegan (Emory), Jana McAuliffe (Arkansas-Little Rock), Jameliah Inga Shorter-Bourhanou (College of the Holy Cross), B. Tamsin Kimoto (Emory), Ege Selin Islekel (Fordham), Marie Draz (San Diego State),Read More →

A new report from Humanities indicators (part of American Academy of Arts and Sciences), based on a survey of more than 5,000 American adults, reveals and discusses various beliefs and attitudes of the American public towards the humanities, and includes information specifically about public perception and commitment to philosophy. “TheRead More →

“I: Have you considered teaching Chinese philosophy in your department?COLLEGE: Philosophy is by definition the tradition that dates back to Greece… ” So begins Bryan Van Nordenthe compilation of arguments he heard in response to his pressure for a wider teaching of Chinese philosophy in the departments of Western philosophy,Read More →

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, from ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this influential course at Wheaton College for decades, and now it’s online for you. The talks can all be streamed above or available through this YouTube playlist. Philosophers coveredRead More →

Nigerian politics are described by observers and analysts as politics without ideology. The only dominant ideological front seems to be ethnicity and tribalism. With over 100 years of nationhood and around 60 years of independence and autonomy from Britain, Nigerian politics are still steeped in crisis and instability caused byRead More →

On the way to the inauguration Call of Duty Championship season, the teams had many decisions to make. One of the seemingly small choices was how they would use their two mandatory replacement spots. While some franchises have recruited young and talented prospects, some teams have chosen to fill oneRead More →

Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith Metazoans: the animal spirit and the birth of consciousness https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/understanding-animal-consciousness/13095504 https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/metazoa-traces-the-evolutionary-history-of-consciousness/13125132 In his acclaimed book, Other minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith explored the spirit of the octopus – the closest thing to an intelligent alien on Earth. In Metazoa, he extends his investigation to animals in general, studying theRead More →

Poonam Datta Hollywood actor Martin Sheen’s recent recitation of Rabindranath Tagore’s poem, “Where the Mind is Without Fear,” once again demonstrates the continued universal appeal of the poet’s signature composition. Tagore’s vision of transcending time, place, space and national borders continues to resonate with the dreams and hopes of peopleRead More →