Browsing All posts tagged under »Philosophy«

Go home, Philosophy. Evolution has got this.

March 28, 2016

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Evolution answers – in broad terms – almost all the fundamental questions of philosophy.

You Don’t Know Yourself: Find Out Why [Video]

January 13, 2016

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Learn about some mind-blowing discoveries in psychology and neuroscience that may force you to pursue a new answer to the question, “Who am l?”

The Performance of Teaching: Not Ready For Its Close Up.

January 4, 2016

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I’ve now learned that the kind of performance involved in teaching, like the performance involved in theatre, does not translate directly to video very well.

Death Is The Only Consideration: Be Moral Because You Are Moral.

November 5, 2015

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Rationality, I think, requires us to accept that there may be no rational justification for some of our most fundamental behaviour.

My Learning In Retirement Course Wraps Up: More to Come!

October 25, 2015

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In sharp contrast to most undergraduate classes, everyone present wanted to be in the classroom and was very eager to engage with the ideas I presented.

A Ghostly Spandrel Puzzles the Will: “Free or Not Free?” Isn’t the Question.

July 2, 2015

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The whole notion of free will may be an intellectual spandrel best explained by our intellectual history rather than our biology. Our notion of free will might be as fanciful and unnecessary as the idea of God that spawned it.

The Geography of You: Where Are Your Borders?

May 27, 2015

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That feeling of where you begin and end is not set in stone and is open to influence and manipulation from and by stimulus in your environment.

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