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Justin E. H. Smith appreciate the fact that there is a gesture towards more inclusiveness in Philosophy. He adds that much more is to be done for this gesture to be meaningful. Here is the post by Smith who is a professor of the history and philosophy of science at the University of Paris. Advertisements
Kids are very much Philosophical than we (often) think they are. I am convinced of this ever after I taught kids who range from 3rd to 7th standards (grades) for an year. Often the mechanical and teacher centered (rather than student centred) educational system kills the Philosphical spiriti of kids. HERE is a small peice […]
Originally posted on Daily Nous:
Normally, self-affirmation is reserved for instances in which identity is threatened in direct ways: race, gender, age, weight, and the like. Here, Nyhan decided to apply it in an unrelated context: Could recalling a time when you felt good about yourself make you more broad-minded about highly politicized issues, like…