Philosophy

Episode #16: Rob Koons on Philosophy and the Good Life

Feb 21, 2019 by NAS |

Listen in as Peter W. Wood and Rob Koons discuss some of the larger questions of life. 

Do The Oppressed Really Know Best?

Nov 01, 2018 by Spencer Case |

What weight difference should be placed on "lived experience?"

Is Service-Learning a Disservice to Philosophy?

Jul 23, 2018 by NAS |

NAS member Spencer Case writes on the use of service-learning in philosophy.

Why Non-Scientists Need To Study the Philosophy of Science

Jul 23, 2018 by Edward R. Dougherty |

NAS Member Edward R. Dougherty writes on what all students should know about scientific epistemology.

Induction in Science

Nov 16, 2017 by Ulrich Gerlach |

NAS Member Ulrich Gerlach continues the conversation on modern science’s epistemological crisis.

Why Scientists Need to Study the Philosophy of Science

Oct 30, 2017 by Edward R. Dougherty |

NAS Member Edward R. Dougherty writes on the epistemological crisis confronting modern science.

Dear Future Philosopher

Jan 13, 2016 by Robert Koons |

NAS member Robert Koons gives advice to those pursuing philosophy.

Democracy and Sin: Doing Justice to Reinhold Niebuhr

Oct 14, 2015 by Joseph E. Hartman |

Joseph E. Hartman summarizes and analyzes the theology and political philosophy of Reinhold Niebuhr.

Political Bias in Philosophy and Why it Matters

Aug 25, 2015 by Spencer Case |

Superfluous political examples in philosophy texts show political bias that harms the discipline, scholars, and students. 

Women in Philosophy: Problems with the Discrimination Hypothesis

Dec 10, 2014 by Neven Sesardic, Rafael De Clercq |

The authors encourage readers to resist the call to accept the discrimination hypothesis without evaluating all of the evidence.

Academic Social Science - Rousseau Redux

Nov 03, 2014 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the enduring influence of Jean-Jacques Rousseu in academic social science.

Prager U: God vs. Atheism: Which is More Rational?

Apr 12, 2014 by Jason Fertig |

Boston College professor of philosophy Peter Kreeft presents arguments for the existence of God.

Test Your Knowledge of Kierkegaard: The Gadfly Quiz

Dec 05, 2013 by Hilarius Bogbinder |

This philosopher earned the nickname "the fork" in his youth. How well do you know him?