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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.

Query on framing one's research
In the comments section of our most recent "how can we help you?" thread, 'junior faculty' writes: I am curious about strategies for illustrating 'research promise' (either in a cover letter or
 
So You Want to Teach Some Chinese Philosophy?
by Karyn Lai Jonardon Ganeri has written a piece on this blog, with helpful suggestions on how non-experts may introduce materials from Indian philosophy into ... Read
 
The Ethics of Opposition Research IV: Content
Now that the ethics of methods and sources have been addressed, I now turn to considering the ethics of the content of opposition research. The objective is to provide some general guidance about
 
It’s tempting to think that enchantment ended with the Enlightenment. But what of Isaac Newton’s alchemy, the Frankfurt School’s occult leanings, Americans’ belief in demonic possession?
It’s tempting to think that enchantment ended with the Enlightenment. But what of Isaac Newton’s alchemy, the Frankfurt School’s occult leanings, Americans’ belief in demonic
 
The Actual and the Possible: Modality and Metaphysics in Modern Philosophy
2018.10.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mark Sinclair (ed.), The Actual and the Possible: Modality and Metaphysics in Modern Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2017,
 

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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.