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Philosophy Thursday: Philip Kitcher

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Philip Kitcher on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Philip Kitcher on the Department of Philosophy of the Columbia University of the City of New York Website.

Click Here to Read: The Ethical Project by Philip Kitcher on the Harvard University Press Website.

Click Here to Read: Things Fall Apart By Philip Kitcher in The New York Times on September 8, 2013. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Jim Holt

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Jim Holt on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Philosopher Jim Holt on Nothingness, the God Wars, and His New Book: “I’m a Little Unhinged” by Lauren Christensen In Vanity Fair on July 16, 2013.

Click Here to View:  Why is there something rather than nothing? In his book “Why Does the World Exist?” Jim Holt dares to ask on The TED talk website in September 2014. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: I. Bernard Cohen

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: I. Bernard Cohen on Wikiquotes.

Click Here to Read: I. Bernard Cohen on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: I. Bernard Cohen, 89, Dies; Pioneer in History of Science By Wolfgang  Saxon The New York Times on June 28, 2003.

Click Here to Read: Stories by I. Bernard Cohen in the Scientific American.

Click Here to Read: Revolution in Science: I. Bernard Cohen, reply by Ian Hacking in The New York Review on Books in the October 9, 1986 Issue. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Sally Haslanger

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Sally Haslanger on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Ontology and and Social Construction by Sally Haslanger on Philosophical Topics Volume 23:2 Fall 1975.

Click Here to Read: Gender and Race: (What) Are They? (What) Do We Want Them to Be? by Sally Haslanger om Nous 34:1(2000) 31-55.

Click Here to Read: What is “natural” and what is “social”? Q&A with MIT Philosopher Sally Haslanger on the MIT News website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Louise Antony

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

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Click  Here to Read:  Louise Antony on Wikipedia.

Click  Here to Read: A Comparison Between Arguments Made By Louise M. Antony and Paul Kurtz
by Akhilesh Sivakuma on the Philisopy 1100 Blog on September 20, 2014.

Click  Here to Read:  Arguments Against God: An Interview with Louise Antony By Gary Gutting in The New York Times on February 2, 2014. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Rae Helen Langton

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Rae Helen Langton on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Speech Acts and Unspeakable Acts by Rae Langton in Philosophy and Public Affairs on the MIT website.

Click here to Read:  List of Publications by Rae Helen Langton with Links on the MIT website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Ernst Mach

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Ernst Mach on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Ernst Mach on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: Ernst Mach – Physics On the On Truth & Reality: The Wave Structure of Matter (WSM) in Space website.

Click Here to Read: Ernst Waldfried Josef Wenzel Mach on the Whonamedit website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Francis Fukuyama

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Francis Fukuyama on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The End of History? by Francis Fukuyama on the Wes Jones website.

Click Here to Read: Articles by Francis Fukuyama on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law on the American Interest website.

Click Here to Read: Global Warning: Francis Fukuyama’s ‘Political Order and Political Decay’  By Sheri Berman in The New York Times on September 11, 2014. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Edward O. Wilson

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: E.O. Wilson on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Edward O. Wilson: Science, Not Philosophy, Will Explain the Meaning of Existence by Big Think Editors on the Big Think Website.

Click Here to Read: Edward O. Wilson on The Information Philosopher website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Moses Mendelsohnn

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Moses Mendelsohnn on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Moses Mendelsohnn on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read: Whatever Happened to Moses Mendelssohn? By Allan Nadler on The Jewish Ideas Daily website December 6, 2010.

Click Here to Read: Moses Mendelssohn, “On Enlightening the Mind” ib the Persistent Enlightenment website on March 18, 2014. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: William Whewell

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: William Whewell on the Stanford Encycloopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: William Whewell on Wikipdia.

Click Here to Read: The Whewell-Mill Debate in a Nutshell by Malcolm R. Forster and Ann Wolfe the University of Wisconsin Philosophyn website on March 31, 1998.

Click Here to Read:  William Whewell on the Encyclopedia.com website . (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling on The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Click Here to Read: Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Von Schelling (1775-1854) on the Myths and Logos website.

Click Here to Read: Friedrich Schelling (1800): System of Transcendental Philosophy on the Marxists.org website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Mary Hesse

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Mary Hesse on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Mary B. Hesse Facts on the Your Dictionary website.

Click Here to Read: Science Quotes by Mary B. Hesse (5 quotes) on the Today in Science History website.

Click Here to Read: Analogy and Confirmation Theory by Mary Hesse on the Fitelson.org website. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Franz Rosenzweig

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Franz Rosenzweig on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:   Franz Rosenzweig on The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: A Theory of Everything by Jay Michaelson May 13, 2005.

Click Here to Read:  A Great Thinker Rediscovers His Judaism on the Day of Atonement Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig was set to convert to (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: David Bloor

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: David Bloor on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Science, Technology and Society VI: David Bloor and the Strong Programme in the Sociology of Knowledge by Daniel Halverson on the Partially Examined Life blog on April 8, 2015,

Click Here to Read: The Strong Programme cooled by Roninspoon (idea) by cabin fever on the Everything2 website on March 14 2002. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Larry Laudan

Friday, March 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Larry Laudan on Wikipdia.

Click Here to Read: Larry Laudan’s Philosophy of Science the Philosophia Ex Machina website.

Click Here to Read: Science at the Bar: Causes of Concern by Larry Laudan on the Washington.edu website.

Click Here to Read:  Review of Progress and Its Problems by Larry Laudan on the Kvams website. (more…)

Philosopy Thursday: Herbert Marcuse

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Herbert Marcuse on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Herbert Marcuse on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read: Herbert Marcuse Official Homepage.

Click Here to Read: The Frankfurt school, part 4: Herbert Marcuse by Peter Thompson on the Guardian website on April 15, 2013.

Click Here to Read: BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ON HERBERT MARCUSE prepared by Harold Marcuse for a screening of the video “Herbert’s Hippopotamus,” UC Santa Barbara, (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Benedetto Croce

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Benedetto Croce on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Croce’s Aesthetics on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: Croce in America: Influence, Misunderstanding, and Neglect by David D. Roberts From HUMANITAS, Volume VIII, No. 2, 1995 © National Humanities Institute.

Click Here to Read:  Benedetto Croce by Eugenio Montale in PN Review 6, Volume 5 Number 2, January – March 1979. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Theodor Lessing

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Theodor Lessing on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Walter Rathenau, Theodor Lessing and Jewish self-hatred: Was there Jewish self-hatred in the ancient and medieval world? By Eli Kavon in the Jerusalem Post on February 9. 2016.

Click Here to Read: The Fiery Prophet Who Named Jewish Self-Hatred Reivew of Jewish Self Hatred by Theodor Lessing, tranlsated by Maurice-Ruben Hayoun, Reviewed by Benjamin Ivry on the Forward Website on May 4, 2011. (more…)

Philosophy Thursday: Thomas Hobbes

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Thomas Hobbes on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Hobbes’s Moral and Political Philosophy on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website on February 12, 2002.

Click Here to Read: Thomas Hobbes on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website on March 11, 2009.

Click Here to Read: The Project Gutenberg EBook of Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes on the Gutenberg.org website. (more…)