Philosophers and their religious practices part 9: A spiritual journey with many paths

This is the ninth installment of a series of interviews I am conducting with academic philosophers about their religious practices. In this series of interviews, I ask philosophers about their
This is the ninth installment of a series of interviews I am conducting with academic philosophers about their religious practices. In this series of interviews, I ask philosophers about their [More]

<strong>Fending off the siege of loneliness</strong>. For Vivian Gornick, the city is a refuge. &#147;The street keeps moving, and you&#146;ve got to love the movement&#148;

Fending off the siege of loneliness. For Vivian Gornick, the city is a refuge. &amp;#147;The street keeps moving, and you&amp;#146;ve got to love the
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From health care to marketing, military to finance, the mantra is this: <strong>Harness the power of the &#147;social.&#148;</strong> But what does that even mean?

From health care to marketing, military to finance, the mantra is this: Harness the power of the &amp;#147;social.&amp;#148; But what does that even
From health care to marketing, military to finance, the mantra is this: Harness the power of the “social.” But what does that even [More]

Fending off the <strong>siege of loneliness</strong>. For Vivian Gornick, the city is a refuge. &#147;The street keeps moving, and you&#146;ve got to love the movement&#148;

Fending off the siege of loneliness. For Vivian Gornick, the city is a refuge. &amp;#147;The street keeps moving, and you&amp;#146;ve got to love the
Fending off the siege of loneliness. For Vivian Gornick, the city is a refuge. “The street keeps moving, and you’ve got to love the [More]

Fending off the siege of loneliness. For Vivian Gornick, the city is a refuge. &#147;The street keeps moving, and you&#146;ve got to love the movement&#148;

Fending off the siege of loneliness. For Vivian Gornick, the city is a refuge. &amp;#147;The street keeps moving, and you&amp;#146;ve got to love the
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Does culture begin and end in one income bracket? Would the collapse of the middle class weaken <strong>culture in America</strong>? Not likely

Does culture begin and end in one income bracket? Would the collapse of the middle class weaken culture in America? Not
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Henry Sidgwick

[Revised entry by Barton Schultz on May 8, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Henry Sidgwick was one of the most influential ethical philosophers of the Victorian era, and his work
[Revised entry by Barton Schultz on May 8, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Henry Sidgwick was one of the most influential ethical philosophers of the Victorian era, and his work [More]

LaBossiere: Your 2016 Uncandidate

America, it has been said, needs to be taken back. Or held onto. Or taken on a long walk on the beach. Whatever the metaphor, there is a pack of Republicans competing madly for the chance to be put
America, it has been said, needs to be taken back. Or held onto. Or taken on a long walk on the beach. Whatever the metaphor, there is a pack of Republicans competing madly for the chance to be put [More]

The State of Amazon Mechanical Turk

Like many other areas of the social sciences, experimental philosophy is nowadays heavily fueled by Amazon Mechanical Turk. (This blog certainly helped with that too!) So I thought it might be
Like many other areas of the social sciences, experimental philosophy is nowadays heavily fueled by Amazon Mechanical Turk. (This blog certainly helped with that too!) So I thought it might be [More]

“Who made the genius gay?” How did Tchaikovsky’s sexuality become a cause célèbre and the key to understanding his art? It isn’t.

“Who made the genius gay?” How did Tchaikovsky’s sexuality become a cause c&#233;l&#232;bre and the key to understanding his art? It
“Who made the genius gay?” How did Tchaikovsky’s sexuality become a cause célèbre and the key to understanding his art? It [More]