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The Daily Owl 1-5-2018
The most effective people are introverts who are extroverted in small groups of people. Or very large ones.

Dialetheism
[Revised entry by Graham Priest, Francesco Berto, and Zach Weber on June 22, 2018. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] A dialetheia is a sentence, (A), such that both it and its negation, (neg
 
The prevalence of such terms as "no offense," "with respect," and "kind regards" are among the signs that we are in the midst of an unfortunate epidemic of politeness
The prevalence of such terms as "no offense," "with respect," and "kind regards" are among the signs that we are in the midst of an unfortunate epidemic of
 
When French intellectuals go wild! Postwar Paris was all preening, partying, and prostitutes -- or so says a new history of bed-hopping on the Left Bank
When French intellectuals go wild! Postwar Paris was all preening, partying, and prostitutes -- or so says a new history of bed-hopping on the Left
 
Jean-Paul Sartre's Anarchist Philosophy
2018.06.25 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews William L. Remley, Jean-Paul Sartre's Anarchist Philosophy, Bloomsbury, 2018, 277 pp., $114.00, ISBN 9791350048249. Reviewed
 
Pragmatist Egalitarianism
2018.06.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Rondel, Pragmatist Egalitarianism, Oxford University Press, 2018, 221pp. $85.00, ISBN 9780190680688. Reviewed by
 

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2606-Jenn-1x1-125pxWhat is Philosophy? In this article, I take a stab at describing what philosophy is and what philosophers do. My goal is to give a brief primer on the topic for those who aren’t quite sure what this abstract discipline is all about.

ReflectionThe Value of Philosophy. If you’ve never studied philosophy before, you may not be quite sure why you should. In this article I explain why philosophy has been so important to me and how it is a critical discipline for any of us who cares about the life of the mind.

Grunge_Knowledge_sm What is Knowledge? Knowledge is at the root of many challenges we face in a given day. Once you get past basic survival, we’re confronted with knowledge issues on almost every front. We make knowledge decisions all day, every day and some of those decisions deeply impact our lives and the lives of those around us.

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