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Stingl: Once little used ornate fireplace sparks great thoughts in Mount Mary philosophers in cozy environment  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Now they're all cozier thinkers, thanks to Prometheus and a fire that ignites at the turn of a switch.

Trends in Philosophy of Science: What Does “Semantic Information” Mean?  Discovery Institute

“Information” has become a trendy word in the philosophy of science. Case in point: The phrase “semantic information,” which materialists now seek to extend to ...

Philosophy Club works to expand and promote student voices on campus  Northern Star Online

DeKALB — Since its inception in the spring semester of 2018, Philosophy Club has helped students take a closer look into matters of philosophical importance, ...

We need to address the gender disparity in philosophy  UT The Daily Texan

When we think of gender disparities in academia, we are immediately drawn to male-dominated fields, such as many STEM majors, where women have been ...

Philosophy professor continues work on confounding problem  William & Mary News

Noah Lemos, Leslie and Naomi Legum Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at William & Mary, talks about his years working on the pesky problem of the ...

Wisconsin GOP's Lame-Duck Play: 'A New Philosophy of Governing'  Roll Call

The Scott Walker era in Wisconsin is ending much as it began: With a controversial effort to weaken his political opponents that attracted protests and a national ...

How 'The Good Place' Made Philosophy a Pop Culture Phenomenon  TownandCountrymag.com

In an exclusive interview with Town and Country Magazine, 'The Good Place' creator Michael Schur spoke with us about writing a candy-colored fantasy about ...

Undergraduate Researchers Help Shape Bucknell Philosophy Course  Bucknell University

Conor Moore '20 leads a small-group discussion in Science in the Public Eye, a new philosophy course designed with input from undergraduate researchers.

Philosopher Elijah Owuor (BA '08, MPA '10) Finds Meaning in Public Service - News Hub  Georgia State University News

After years of devoted public *service* in Atlanta and Washington D.C., Elijah Owuor remains the philosopher with a practical bent.

UW-led philosophy team receives $1.5M grant to study the ethics of neurotechnology research  UW Today

UW postdoc Ivana Milovanovic (left) works with Center for Neurotechnology Young Scholars Program participant Emily Boeschoten on a sensory device.

Don Garber signals changes to MLS philosophy on two major...  The Athletic

In his State of the League address, the MLS commissioner announced that the league is changing course on two long-held positions.

Northeastern's next-man-up philosophy shows 'athletes live here' too  HighSchoolOT

Northeastern's program consistently produces some of the top talent in the state, and this year the Eagles are a perfect 13-0 heading into the regional ...

Philosophy student awarded Dean's Medal after 20-year break from studies  Arizona State University

Jonathan Liechty decided to come back to school after taking 20 years off. He returned through the Starbucks College Achievement Program and will be ...

NASA and philosophers now teach a philosophy of space-travel safety  Quartz

What makes a rocket safe? Are you sure—really, really sure? To answer this question to NASA's exacting standards, you'll need not just a grasp of engineering, ...

Philosophy: A Call to Action | Issue 129  Philosophy Now

“Justice is the first virtue of social institutions, as truth is to systems of thought,” wrote John Rawls in A Theory of Justice (1971). This simple comparison ...

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Skepticism - Wikipedia
Religious skepticism generally refers to doubting given religious beliefs or claims. Historically, religious skepticism can be traced back to Socrates, who doubted many religious claims of the time.Modern religious skepticism typically emphasizes scientific and historical methods or evidence, with Michael Shermer writing that skepticism is a process for discovering the truth rather than ...

Moral skepticism - Wikipedia
Moral skepticism (or moral scepticism) is a class of metaethical theories all members of which entail that no one has any moral knowledge. Many moral skeptics also make the stronger, modal claim that moral knowledge is impossible.Moral skepticism is particularly opposed to moral realism: the view that there are knowable and objective moral truths.. Some defenders of moral skepticism include ...

Skepticism Synonyms, Skepticism Antonyms | Merriam-Webster ...
uncertainty, doubt, dubiety, skepticism, suspicion, mistrust mean lack of sureness about someone or something. uncertainty may range from a falling short of certainty to an almost complete lack of conviction or knowledge especially about an outcome or result.. assumed the role of manager without hesitation or uncertainty; doubt suggests both uncertainty and inability to make a decision.

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism ...
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism [Timothy Keller] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A New York Times bestseller people can believe in—by a pioneer of the new urban Christians ( Christianity Today ) and the C.S. Lewis for the 21st century ( Newsweek ). Timothy Keller

Global Warming and Climate Change skepticism examined
Examines the science and arguments of global warming skepticism. Common objections like 'global warming is caused by the sun', 'temperature has changed naturally in the past' or 'other planets are warming too' are examined to see what the science really says.

Dictionary Of Atheism, Skepticism, & Humanism: Bill Cooke ...
Bill Cooke has written a wonderful and insightful book which is much more than a reference book on humanism, atheism and skepticism. Cooke shows that there is a wealth of humanist insights in different cultures and times.

Hume, David | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
David Hume (1711—1776) “Hume is our Politics, Hume is our Trade, Hume is our Philosophy, Hume is our Religion.” This statement by nineteenth century philosopher James Hutchison Stirling reflects the unique position in intellectual thought held by Scottish philosopher David Hume. Part of Hume’s fame and importance owes to his boldly skeptical approach to a range of philosophical subjects.

Human Knowledge: Foundations and Limits
Fideisms Judaism is the Semitic monotheistic fideist religion based on the Old Testament's (1000-600 BCE) rules for the worship of Yahweh by his chosen people, the children of Abraham's son Isaac (c1800 BCE).. Zoroastrianism is the Persian monotheistic fideist religion founded by Zarathustra (c628-c551 BCE) and which teaches that good must be chosen over evil in order to achieve salvation.

Committee for Skeptical Inquiry - CSI
The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry promotes science and scientific inquiry, critical thinking, science education, and the use of reason in examining important issues. It encourages the critical investigation of controversial or extraordinary claims from a responsible, scientific point of view and disseminates factual information about the results of such inquiries to the scientific community ...

History of Skepticism - Philosophy - Oxford Bibliographies
The skeptical tradition originated in the Hellenistic period of ancient philosophy. After mostly lying dormant through much of the medieval era, it was revived and—to some extent—transformed in early modern philosophy. Determining to what extent there is a single view shared across the different ...