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Philosophy Graduate Placement Reports Data on how philosophy majors place in jobs after they graduate. Reports cover MA as well as Ph.D. graduates.
Philosophical Profile SurveyWe want to hear from you! This anonymous survey will help us shape our content so we can better serve you. We cover demographics, philosophical expertise, and topics related to metaphysics, history, epistemology, science, language, mind, and ethics. Unlocking the Tension Between Faith and Reason Essays that explore the relationship between faith and reason, religion and science, existentialism and rationality, the good and the bad – a rose by any other name . . . The Gettier Problem: A Study In this series, Paul looks at the seemingly intractable “Gettier Problem” and proposes that we focus on the belief condition as a way to solve it. Table Talk Essays on important philosophical topics written in a way that even philosophers can understand. Hosted by Richard Pimentel. What’s Happening in Philosophy Classic PNS essays on current events in philosophy. Since these are about the past, perhaps this feature should be called “What Happened in Philosophy.”
What is Philosophy? In this article, we take a stab at describing what philosophy is and what philosophers do. Our goal is to give a brief primer on the topic for those who aren’t quite sure what this abstract discipline is all about. The Value of Philosophy. If you’ve never studied philosophy before, you may not be quite sure why you should. In this article I explain why philosophy has been so important to me and how it is a critical discipline for any of us who cares about the life of the mind. What is Knowledge? Knowledge is at the root of many challenges we face in a given day. Once you get past basic survival, we’re confronted with knowledge issues on almost every front. We make knowledge decisions all day, every day and some of those decisions deeply impact our lives and the lives of those around us.
What is Truth? The question, "what is truth?" is as old as recorded time and one still worth asking. This article explores this question and provides some common responses as well as looking at recent developments.