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The Power of the People

Governments and their institutions can do a lot of things. But one thing they cannot do is create their own legitimacy. That’s the brilliant thing about politics, no matter how fascistic it might be: institutions want to be seen as legitimate. But only the people themselves can bequeath legitimacy on their institutions. What we are … Continue reading The Power of [More]

Intro to Philosophy Class 10

This is the content for class 10.   Video 45: Intro to Hume & Religion Video 49: Hume’s Problem of Evil-Conclusion Video 46: Hume’s Five Problems Video 50: Hume & Immortality-Metaphysical Arguments   Video 47: Hume’s Problem of Evil Part 1 Everything is Awful Video 51: Hume & Immortality-Moral Arguments Video 48: Hume’s Problem of Evil [More]

Intro to Philosophy Class 2

This is the content for the second class. Videos Video 6: Misconceptions about Philosophy 1 Video 9: Argument Basics 2 Analogical Argument Video 7: Misconceptions about Philosophy 2 Video 10: Argument Basics 3 Argument by/from Example Video 8: Argument Basics 1 Video 11: Argument Basics 4: Argument from Authority     [More]

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Dr. Robert McKim
  • on Religious Diversity
  • Professor of Religion and Professor of Philosophy
  • Focuses on Philosophy of Religion
  • Ph.D. Yale

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Dr. Alvin Plantinga
  • on Where the Conflict Really Lies
  • Emeritus Professor of Philosophy (UND)
  • Focuses on Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion
  • Ph.D. Yale

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Dr. Peter Boghossian
  • on faith as a cognitive sickness
  • Teaches Philosophy at Portland State University (Oregon)
  • Focuses on atheism and critical thinking
  • Has a passion for teaching in prisons
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