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Philosophy News gathers news, articles, and commentaries from around the world that are relevant to philosophy in the areas of ethics, metaphysics, politics, science, religion, education, and other fields of interest. Because The Radical Academy publishes this material does not imply acceptance or approval of the comments or opinions expressed by the author of the material. Nor is the Academy responsible for any misrepresentation of the facts included. It is your job to be a critical reader. We are simply supplying a resource to the Internet community.
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Learning philosophy with the help of sci-fi: [Penn Current] Susan Schneider, an assistant professor in Penn's Department of Philosophy, is among a collection of philosophers who are using science fiction films, ...

Eighth grade philosophy class earns students credits at Bergen Community: Taking famous philosophical ideas from Aristotle to Friederich Nietzsche as a springboard for discussion, Tully started an after-school philosophy club for ...

The growth of a false philosophy, with Hitler at its roots: Bertrand Russell's sweeping "History of Western Philosophy" mentions Heidegger not at all. But there is another looming problem: Heidegger was a Nazi. ...

Philosophy Department Presents 'The Great Conversation' Series: [UNCG University News] The Department of Philosophy at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Phi Sigma ...

Spotlight on Philosophy Colloquium: [University of Dallas University News] There are 10 remaining installments in the Philosophy Colloquium series, which takes place on Fridays from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in Braniff 201. ...

Philosophy talk show promotes deep thinking: They were there to talk philosophy, specifically, to explore the subjects: "What Is a Wife?" and "Faces, Feelings and Lies." The live audience at the Marsh ...

Mary Daly & Feminist Philosophy: [Philosophy Now] Decentering male experience and placing women's experiences and ontology at the center reverses the traditionally masculine polarity of philosophy. ...

Holly Wilson publishes article in on-line philosophy journal: Holly L. Wilson, professor of philosophy at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, recently published an article called "Divine Sovereignty and the Global ...

Can philosophy save us?: Perhaps not to exam level -- indeed, part of the point of philosophy is that it makes exams somewhat redundant -- but it should be taught to children each day ...

New Age 'philosophy' dangerous, deadly: [Arizona Daily Wildcat] Ben Harper is a philosophy senior who, while researching this article, undid years of dental work grinding his teeth every time he saw New-Age thought ...

New organization influenced by 'humanist' philosophy: Humanism as a philosophy emphasizes human rights above all things, and it holds no expectations of reward or punishment after death. ...

Satsang With Swami Chinmayananda-On Hinduism And Philosophy: [India] Philosophy is the science of life. It is the theoretical part of this science.It prescribes a set of higher values for our guidance in living life nobly. ...

FSU scholar gets $4.4 million to study free will: [Tallahassee Democrat] Enter Alfred Mele, an esteemed scholar and professor in Florida State University's Department of Philosophy. Mele (pronounced mealy) has been awarded a ...

Gandhian philosophy inspired Mandela, Kennedy: Krishna: [Zee News] External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Saturday underlined the contemporary relevance of the Gandhian philosophy, saying it had inspired some of ...

American liberalism and the Democratic party critiqued, by William Falcone: American liberalism has become a philosophy with no backbone. The Democratic Party, historically, has best defined what being a liberal ...

Delving into the philosophy of 'Arrested Development': [The Daily Iowan] Phillips -- who said he has watched the show's episodes "millions of times" -- frequently shows clips from the show to his Introduction to Philosophy course ...

Philosophy club to meet at Coyle Free Library in Chambersburg: Now, Franklin County Library System is getting into the act by hosting a new Monday Night Philosophy Club, which will meet beginning Feb. ...

Frontiers of philosophy: [CU Columbia Spectator] It's also been a wonder to me why academic institutions, including Columbia, separate the sciences from philosophy as strictly distinct disciplines, ...

The philosophy of particle physics: There is a wing of the philosophy of science, called the anti-realists, that contends that a scientist is not justified in believing that electrons truly ...

Investigating Wittgenstein, part 1: Falling in love: Part of the excitement -- though nobody would have been quite so crass as to admit it -- was to be learning philosophy at just one degree of separation from ...

Do we have free will? FSU philosopher awarded $4.4 million grant to find out: Mele, the William H. and Lucyle Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy, will oversee a four-year project to improve understanding of free will in philosophy, ...

Philosophy professor to discuss suffering: The 2010 Aquinas lecture at St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center will feature Peter Kreeft, a philosophy professor at Boston College and author of more than ...

WWU lecture about wisdom Feb. 10: Dennis Whitcomb, who teaches philosophy at Western Washington University, will give a lecture about wisdom on Wednesday, Feb. 10. ...

Heroes And Not Criminals: The Ethics Of Looting, by Anita L. Allen: Anita L. Allen is the deputy dean, Henry R. Silverman professor of law, and professor of philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania Law ...

It's time we got over our love for Charles Darwin, by William A. Dembski, Professor Philosophy Southwestern Seminary: It s time we got over our love for Charles DarwinCharles Darwin published his "Origin of ...

The Marsh Presents Philosophy Talk on January 31: "Philosophy Talk": Live at The Marsh! Join us for two rousing shows, on Sunday, January 31st.?? The Marsh at 1062 Valencia St. near 22nd in San Francisco. ...

Colorado College Philosophy Professor Awarded Collaborative NSF Grant: Marion Hourdequin, assistant professor of philosophy at Colorado College , has been awarded a $244881 grant from the National Science Foundation. ...

Clarkson University Professor Publishes Book on Noted Philosopher Wittgenstein: Studying philosophy as it relates to politics is important, Robinson says. "Philosophy is really important for the ordinary citizens. ...

Radical feminist and theologian rankled Boston College: Five years later, she wrote "Beyond God the Father: Toward a Philosophy of Women's Liberation." Her other books included "Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist ...

Philosophy studies broaden RIT experience: Schroeder is chairman of a philosophy department that, with 12 full-time faculty members, exposes RIT students to the world of ideas in an institution of ...

Logician with a flair for grammar: [Australia] Vic Dudman, an associate professor in philosophy at Macquarie University, was highly regarded as a logician but preferred the description ''grammarian''. ...

Interview With an Objectivist: Objectivism is the philosophy of Ayn Rand that she presented in her bestselling novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged and in non-fiction works such as ...

Campus Connection: Panel says ethics considered before monkey research: "As a guiding tool, we employ the ethical philosophy of utilitarianism, in which actions are justified only after benefits are balanced against harm," he ...

Going Galt, Going Crazy, by Daniel Johnson: She called her "philosophy" Objectivism although, said philosopher Gary Merrill "if there is such a thing as a ...

Philosophy Talk LIVE at the Marsh!: John Perry and Ken Taylor will be taping two episodes of Philosophy Talk live at the Marsh Theater. Guest Marilyn Yalom, author of "A History of the Wife," ...

Does Atheism Offer As Much Comfort in Death As Religion?: What is an appropriate atheist philosophy of death? And how should atheists be talking about death with believers? As regular readers know, I've been doing ...

At Landover middle school, philosophy is part of lunch menu: All three issues turned up as the seventh- and eighth-graders in the Philosophy Club tackled the question of the day: "Imagine that you are babysitting a ...

Unique Book About Philosophy Released by Dorrance Publishing: Roger EE Barki set out to explore some of the more complex topics of philosophy by soliciting the opinions of a wide range of people. ...

Restoring philosophy of law to its rightful place, by George Saad: [Lebanon] Philosophy of law does not seem to offer bread and butter to the lawyer, let alone to the law student. Still, the Lebanese Association for ...

Philosophy as Related to Religion: Philosophy is defined by Webster as: "The pursuit of wisdom". In short philosophy is the study of life itself: its mundane intricacies, problems and ...



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