Philosophy Information


Philosophy Information

Dorothy Dunn and Primitive Art


The artist's of tribes of the Great Plains left their paper trail for centuries on rocks, cave walls, and buffalo robes and other animal skins. After contact with the white man the Native American artists began to use paper from the ledger books that traders used for record keeping, thus the term "ledger art".

My Insight into Numerology


From time to time, we wonder about the mystery that exists in our day to day experiences and events that happen in our lives. Some parts of these events are beyond our control and some are not.

German Philosophers


German Culture: German PhilosophersGerman and German speaking philosophers have made vast contributions to philosophy, and through philosophy, to the course of world history. Perhaps the most influential were the 'great triumvirate' of Kant, Hegel and Marx.

Purpose


There is no God.Belief is a stray sentiment; it functions furiously around its determination to survive.

Star-Fire Ceremony


The Templar flag Columbus and da Gama traveled under was the dominant economic (and therefore if for no other reason) force in the three centuries before they set sail. Not just in Europe as we have shown, but in the entire world, these progeny of the Phoenician Brotherhood ended feudal socio-political strangleholds and opened the way for new possibilities.

Privilege - Alfred Lee Loomis and Hecateus


ALFRED LEE LOOMIS:Privilege sometimes leads to productivity and creativity through community efforts such as this man made possible at his Tuxedo Park mansion. The community he created included the likes of Einstein, Fermi and Heisenberg.

Joseph Bonaparte and The New Jersey Devil


Joseph Bonaparte and The New Jersey Devil:"Commodore Stephen Decatur was an American naval hero in the early nineteenth century. According to legend, he visited the Hanover Mill Works to inspect his cannonballs being forged.

The Concept of the Sublime in Eighteenth Century Philosophy


The development of the concept of the sublime as an aesthetic quality distinct from beauty was first brought into prominence in the eighteenth century in the writings of Anthony Ashley Cooper (third earl of Shaftesbury) and John Dennis, in expressing an appreciation of the fearful and irregular forms of external nature, and Joseph Addison's synthesis of Cooper's and Dennis' concepts of the sublime in his Spectator, and later the Pleasures of the Imagination,. All three Englishmen had, within the span of several years, made the journey across the Alps and commented in their writings of the horrors and harmony of the experience, expressing a contrast of aesthetic qualities.

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Helena Independent Record

Helena symposium to focus on philosophy and the environment
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“A big part of the focus of our organization is to try to find ways to reconnect to nature through philosophy,” said Merlin Executive Director Marisa Diaz-Waian. “The environment is so important in Montana and thinking deeply about the environment ...



Renewed Debate About GRE
Inside Higher Ed
Many praised Penn's philosophy program. One undergraduate wrote: "I'm preparing to apply to programs now to start next year, and the GRE has proved a real distraction and an annoying cost for what's clearly little reward (particularly since the GRE ...



Northern CU's 'people first' philosophy
Credit Union Journal
Defining Northern Credit Union as a “people first” organization, CEO Dan St. Hilaire said he places a “high value on the well-being, professional development and overall fulfillment” of the CU's 105 employees, which he calls: internal owners. “Our ...



Western Carolina University News (press release) (blog)

Clemson philosophy professor to present Jerry Jackson Lecture
Western Carolina University News (press release) (blog)
Todd May, professor of philosophy at Clemson University, will visit Western Carolina University to speak as part of the Jerry Jackson Lecture in the Humanities series. May will present “Our Stories and Our Values” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in Room ...



For The Win

By hiring Brian Schottenheimer, Pete Carroll chose philosophy over Russell Wilson
For The Win
Instead of building around Wilson, Pete Carroll decided to build around his outdated run-first philosophy. Given their personnel, the Seahawks should be running a scheme built around quick-hitting pass concepts, option-style runs and the occasional ...
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Wittgenstein's Confession
New York Times
Wittgenstein, who is regarded by many as the greatest philosopher of the 20th century, was by most accounts a deeply sincere and unsparingly self-critical man who spent much of his life in a struggle with self-transformation. It is not surprising, then ...



Rivals.com (press release)

Bobinski and Brohm in sync on scheduling philosophy
Rivals.com (press release)
Purdue's philosophy of playing a rigorous non-conference schedule is shared by the three men in charge of shaping such things for the Boilermaker program. Purdue athletics director Mike Bobinski said last week in an interview that he agrees, for the ...



Patheos (blog)

How to Live Better, According to Nietzsche
The Atlantic
Kaag, the philosophy-department chair at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, began experimenting with what might be called first-person philosophy—not desiccated fodder for arcane journals but robust inquiry into what he calls the “stuff of ...
Nietzsche the Pessimistic PhilosopherPatheos (blog)

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Philosophy Department Creates New Major
The Emory Wheel
Required classes including Phil 110: Introduction to Logic, Phil 220: History of Political Philosophy, Phil 300: Metaphysics and Epistemology, Phil: 321: Philosophy of Law and a capstone seminar on philosophy, politics and law. Of the five elective ...



A Philosophy Blogger Resigns
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Amy Olberding, the Presidential Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oklahoma and expert in Chinese ethics and civility who blogs under the pseudonym Prof. Manners, resigned from the popular Feminist Philosophers blog over the summer and ...


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