Who is the philosopher whom you admire most? This is a question many of the academic philosophers come across very often. John Searle – one of the greatest thinkers of the contemporary time – has an interesting answer to that question. He does not truly admire anyone! He seems to think that all of them […]
Originally posted on Pleas and Excuses:
My fantastic colleague, Ty Fagan, made this graphic from recent data coming from the Educational Testing Service. I thought it was worth a blog post, because students interested in a philosophy major often ask me whether they should do a double-major or minor in “something more practical.” Often, business…
Suppose it turns out that we do not have free will; how would that affect the way we think about love? What about hatred? is it that free will plays a central role in understanding love and hatred? Please click here to see a nice and brief blog post which examines some of the intuitions […]
What Does It Mean to be an Intellectual Today? An Interview with Steve Fuller by Filip Šimetin Šegvić
Originally posted on Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective:
Author Information: Filip Šimetin Šegvić, University of Zagreb, firstname.lastname@example.org Fuller, Steve. 2013. “What Does It Mean to be an Intellectual Today? An Interview with Steve Fuller by Filip Šimetin Šegvić.” Social Epismtemology Review and Reply Collective 2 (10): 12-17. 6 September. The PDF of the article…
‘Intuition’ seems to be a word which (many) Philosophers are fond of. ‘Intuition’ seems to be at the heart of Philosophical methodology. Intuitive appeal is often is an important aspect of a Philosophical theory. To suspect that a particular Philosophical position is unintuitive or counter intuitive is to put a burden on the part of […]
I came across some interesting album songs. These songs are playing with Philosophical ideas. Here is the link click on Body Monad Woprld (2012). Then scroll down and click on the songs in the play list.
I came across a blog post on the so called Analytic Continental divide in Philosophy. The post is not going in to any technicalities of the problem. But it attempts to present the problem. Here is the post.