Philosophy as Abstract Art…. Here are some variations on the theme of our bulletin board.
At a recent philosophy student gathering, we overheard one practical minded comment. “Well, my parents asked me, what can you do with a philosophy degree other than teach and write?” Well, we’re gald you asked. Philosophy does indeed prepare you to teach … Continue reading
Being a Funeral Director In this job, significant philosophical questions are explicitly part of the daily work.
Ekklesia Project Gathering There will be a gathering at DePaul, July 10-12, 2014 on “Tilling and Keeping: Fitting Practices for a Very Good Creation” The plenary speakers, Norman Wirzba, Ched Myers, and Philip Bess, will be fantastic. Greg Clark will … Continue reading
Zombies and Academia Think about taking the Zombie Apocalypse class this fall. You can take it for your ethics requirement or as a keystone course. You don’t even need to be “into” Zombies, just willing to consider how zombies reflect … Continue reading
A genuine conversation on happiness.
Pete Seeger was a public intellectual who spoke through his songs. His was a good life. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete_Seeger
Ticktock. Ticktock. Ticktock. The seconds left in 2013 are slipping away. And you know what else is slipping away? The seconds left in your life. Luckily for you, there’s a new product called Tikker, a wristwatch that counts down your life, so you … Continue reading
Distinguishing the Authentic and the Simulacra Philosophers use language to distinguish something authentic from a fake. What happens when language itself is fake?
How will civilization end? From bad religion? Or unbridled Science? Or bad religion using unbridled science? See the Video Interview here.