Beyond Religion To Philosophy

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Since I began teaching interactive online videoconference philosophy classes of my own in January 2013, year round I have offered a popular class called Philosophy for Atheists. That class is meant to give atheists an introduction to philosophy, a history of philosophy, and a counter-apologetics oriented philosophy of religion class all rolled into one. It’s [Read More...]

Heidegger And Nazism

This is a really interesting documentary on the life of Martin Heidegger which centers for the most part around the issue of his Nazism.  There are six parts worth watching through.  They start with the video below: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Daniel Dennett Reminisces About Gilbert Ryle, JZ Young, and AJ Ayer

In Philosophy Now, Daniel Dennett engagingly tells his life story—or at least part one of it.  It’s a fascinating read and for me the most interesting parts are these on Gilbert Ryle and AJ Ayer.  In particular, the account of Ryle’s method of mentoring and influencing is remarkable an inspiring.  Or maybe just evidence that [Read More...]

Logicomix: The Graphic Novelization Of The Life Of Bertrand Russell

That illustration comes from Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth about Bertrand Russell’s real life philosophical adventures.  The Independent’s writes:  The subject of the newest comic-strip sensation, though, might still raise eyebrows: it’s the story of the quest for the foundation of mathematics, starring and narrated by Bertrand Russell, the British logician, philosopher, mathematician, reformer, pacifist, [Read More...]


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