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CFP: Heroes and Philosophy

October 30, 2007

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I reckon this one might be worth a punt! The Blackwell Philosophy and PopCulture Series David Kyle Johnson, Editor davidjohnson@kings.edu William Irwin, General Editor wtirwin@kings.edu Abstracts and subsequent essays should be philosophically substantial but accessible, written to engage the intelligent lay reader. Contributors of accepted essays will receive an honorarium. Possible themes and topics might […]

CFP: Naturalness of Man and World

October 26, 2007

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The 10th International Conference of the Spinoza-Society, held at the Philipps University of Marburg, Sept. 26-26th 2008 Keynote Speakers: Dieter Birnbacher (Düsseldorf), Andrea Esser (Marburg), Alan Gabbey (Columbia University), Petra Gehring (Darmstadt), Barbara Merker (Frankfurt), Ursula Renz (ETH Zürich), Winfried Schröder (Marburg), Robert Spaemann (Stuttgart), Rudolf Stichweh (Luzern), Lutz Wingert (ETH Zürich) Call for papers […]

Truth and Falsity (Warwick)

October 25, 2007

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“True and false belong among those determinate notions which are held to be inert and wholly separate essences, one here and one there, each standing fixed and isolated from the other, with which it has nothing in common. Against this view it must be maintained that truth is not a minted coin that can be […]

Introduction to Philosophy

October 16, 2007

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I have started a new site to extend the learning environment outside the classroom for my ‘Introduction to Philosophy’ classes this year. It can be found at http://py111.wordpress.com/. Feel free to join the debate if you’re new to philosophy. Between now and the end of this year the subject is moral philosophy. One thing to […]