Is work ever meaningful simply because it is work? This week in the Philosophy of Technology course, we are reading Matthew Crawford’s book Shopclass as Soulcraft. Among other things, Crawford is making an argument, through personal experience as a mechanic, … Continue reading
In a recent post in NYT’s “The Stone”, JASON STANLEY and JOHN W. KRAKAUER argues that recent collaborative studies in neuroscience and philosophy debunk the assumption that knowledge and skill are cognitively distinct processes of the mind. Jocks and Nerds unite! … Continue reading
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Marine Corps is studying how to make its troops even tougher through meditative practices, yoga-type stretching and exercises based on mindfulness. Read article.