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Democracy and Knowledge: Key Issues

July 31, 2007

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We might draw an analogy between democracy and knowledge and the traditional philosophical tension between politics and truth. Philosophers since Socrates have tended to align philosophy with truth and rhetoric with the sophistic world of the political. However, ‘truth’ has connotations rather different to those of ‘knowledge’. While there are various philosophical conceptions of truth […]

CFP: Philosophy as Therapeia

July 31, 2007

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Symposium on Philosophy as Therapeia: Perspectives from India and Europe Royal Institute of Philosophy Conference, University of Liverpool, 19th-21st June 2008 We are inviting proposals for papers on the topics outlined below. Please send abstracts to Clare Carlisle (Clare.Carlisle@liv.ac.uk) by 30th September 2007. Papers presented at the Symposium will be published by Cambridge University Press […]

Heraclitus for 7 Year Olds

July 26, 2007

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BBC News An interesting article for those of us who think that philosophy should play a larger part in the curriculum for pre-university studies.

Hiatus

July 20, 2007

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There hasn’t been much activity here recently as I was away in Poland at Democracy and Knowledge and now have some pressing deadlines coming up.  There’s plenty to write about, but it’s going to have to wait a while!  To keep updated, you can use the RSS services at the bottom of the menu on the […]

Kaleidoscope

July 5, 2007

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Kaleidoscope is a peer-reviewed on-line scholarly journal, which publishes articles, notes, discussions and reviews with a particular focus on inter-disciplinary studies. The journal publishes in English bi-annually, in September and April. Submissions are encouraged from postgraduate students and post-doctoral scholars from the arts and humanities and the natural and social sciences. The editors welcome full […]