October 7, 2019 I have asked myself repeatedly what it was that made David’s courses so powerful.
March 27, 2017 Philosophy is a great degree to help you get your first job. It’s a fabulous degree to help you get your second, fifth, and eighth.
December 11, 2016 The vast majority of conversations people have about disability concern our personal reactions to disability rather than engaging with the disabled themselves.
October 10, 2016 Some cultures eat horse meat, others make children work, others have caste systems, while others publicly display their own sex acts. Are these just preferences or can they be evaluated from an objective standpoint?
May 9, 2016 Slavery wasn’t abolished until the 19th century and women weren’t allowed to vote in most of the world until the 20th.
March 10, 2016 People have tried to destroy philosophy. They have killed and exiled philosophers, they have banned books and ignored scholars, but philosophy is still here.
December 14, 2015 Despite its linguistic precision, despite its profound role in educating and motivating the imagination, poetry was the great blind spot of the twentieth-century philosophers.