19 janvier 2019

Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) : philosophe français - Ce jour-là : 18 janvier 1925, naissance à Paris

Screenshot-2018-4-21 Journal de mise en ligne - ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frNé le 18 janvier 1925 à Paris, le philosophe Gilles Deleuze marque profondément la pensée de la fin du XXe siècle.  Auteur de nombreux ouvrages sur l’histoire de la philosophie, la psychanalyse, la littérature, le cinéma ou la peinture, ce professeur renommé enseigne à l'université Paris VIII-Vincennes jusqu'en 1987. Plus...

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06 janvier 2019

If universities sacrifice philosophy on the altar of profit, what’s next?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianHull says the subject doesn’t meet the needs of ‘business partners’. Try telling that to Thales of Miletus. More...

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17 décembre 2018

De mayor quiero ser filósofa

The ConversationHace mucho que en Europa las máquinas reemplazaron a los animales que trabajan. Con la repentina entrada del automóvil, por ejemplo, los caballos desaparecieron de las carreteras. “Perdieron” los caballos y ganó el motor de combustión. Y perder implica que, en unos pocos años, desde 1915 a 1960, la población equina se contrajo de 22 a 3 millones. More...

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13 décembre 2018

My Philosophy and My Context

My Philosophy and My Context
John Spencer, edrethink, January 18, 2013

John Spencer writes about his philosophy of education. He writes, "As a teacher, I become a guide to help them become the connective, critical, creative problem-solvers that a democratic society needs in order to flourish." It makes me think about what my own philosophy of education might be - an especially pertinent question, given that I'm a real philosopher and all. More...

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19 novembre 2018

United we stood. We were going to move mountains (Advocate 25 03)

It is a great pleasure for me, Grahame, to speak here tonight at your retirement dinner. I myself have been the subject of such a dinner a couple of months ago, when I retired as EI GS, so I think I understand what you are going through. And, in the words of the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhaur: “The worst is yet to come”. The withdrawal symptoms I mean. More...

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03 novembre 2018

La filosofía no es útil ni inútil: es inevitable

The ConversationCon las nuevas decisiones del Gobierno y planteamientos educativos, la filosofía está, una vez más, en el candelero. ¿Es útil? ¿Sirve para algo? ¿Tiene sentido cultivarla en el siglo XXI? ¿Merece la pena estudiarla y enseñarla. Más...

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02 novembre 2018

Philosophy of Higher Education

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Questions worth asking. More...

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31 octobre 2018

What Is Your Philosophy of Higher Education?

HomeIf left unarticulated, you might stumble into one and somewhat accidentally live into it, Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt warns. More...

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26 octobre 2018

Philosophy Only A Philosopher Could Love?

Philosophy Only A Philosopher Could Love?
Jonathan Livengood, Metafilter, January 2, 2012.

Jonathan Livengood calls this "philosophy only a philosopher could love," and while I don't actually stand as a counterexample, I think there might be wider love for Clark Glymour's manifesto than the author suggests. His point of view, in a nutshell, is that for all the criticisms logical positivists receive, they contributed much of value to society, including not only computational logic and artificial intelligence, but a better and more moral view of the world than, say, Heidegger, Sartre and Merleau-Ponty. I have said many times that "my morality is based on my science; my science isn't based on my morality." Though Hume famously said you cannot derive an "ought" from an "is" I take it as foundational to ethics that you can't simply argue your way out of what is a transparently flawed morality. More...

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Ergo

Ergo
Ergo, May 28, 2014

Most philosophy publications are closed-access, so I haven't really kept up, but this week markes the launch of Ergo, an open-access philosophy journal. More...

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