In case you missed attending and/or watching SymposiaChristi’s Human Dignity, Slavery, and Sex Trafficking (Purdue), the Livestream video is available. I read on the Facebook Wall that permanent links will be posted this week. But as you may have more time this afternoon/evening, consider this an opportunity for a head start. All of the sessions which I had […]
The End of Philosophy?
Michael Ruse’s Do We Need Philosophy? (Chronicle of Higher Education. 8/15/2010) masterfully weaves together reflections on the death of his colleague David Hull*, transitions in philosophy, the increasing costs of higher education, and lamplighting in philosophy. A significant part of the piece focuses upon Mark Taylor’s** NY Times Op-Ed recommendation to consolidate philosophy departments at […]
Week in Review: Sleeping Edition
What are you reading, watching, thinking about this week? As usual, here’s a few which have been on our mind. Let us know your thoughts on any/all of them. If you have items you’d like us to consider for the top five, add them in the comments or send them to Tom or Mike. 1. […]