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- A nice Philosophy of Mind summary
- The power of categorical logic
- What exactly is the scientific method and why do so many people get it wrong?
- Paralympic athletes faster than olympic athletes — what does this tell us about difference?
- Logic: if + then = why? How can we understand the power of logic?
- How do we ensure we are exposed to new ideas? A parody with bite.
- A Life of Meaning (Reason Not Required) – What is the nature of our relationship with reason?
- Can you name this cognitive bias?
- By what measures can we value human life?
- Teaching philosophy improves standardised scores
- Are we in control of our own decisions?
- Neuroscience and education: myths and messages
- Free will is not as free as we think – and that’s ok.
- Where’s the Proof in Pseudoscience?
- Science in the lead?
- Aristotele e Platone
- Scientists and Global Warming (Does the analogy hold?)
- Penguin Logic
- Brain science and the search for the self
- Sweet & sour: Junior Master Chefs
- Post hoc ergo propter hoc or False Cause - Correlation does not imply causation
- Conditional Happiness
- Hidden Premise
- Can We Choose To Believe Something?
- Evolution comic
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- Will America Choose King’s Dream or Trump’s Nightmare?
- Keep Our Mountains Free. And Dangerous.
- Can We Learn to Believe in God?
- Waking Up to the Gift of ‘Aliveness’
- Gratitude: In Sickness and Health
- For Veterans, a Path to Healing ‘Moral Injury’
- In Dark Times, ‘Dirty Hands’ Can Still Do Good
- Blockchain platforms can enable good work
- Museum Conservation and 21st Century Education
- Anchors Aweigh: Universities and local industrial strategies
- The Non Sense of Work Life Balance
- The rights of people with a disability are being ignored – what can we do?
- Bringing classical music to a new audience
- The power of creative thinking
- Regulation of AI: Not if but when and how
- Norwich’s coffee house challenge
- 21st Century Coffeehouse
- What Is the Bystander Effect?
- "Sonic Weapon Attacks" on U.S. Embassy Don't Add Up--for Anyone
- Thinking Outside the Quantum Box
- The Secret behind One of the Greatest Success Stories in All of History
- Decoding the Overlap between Autism and ADHD
- The Case for the "Self-Driven Child"
- Researchers Find No Strong Link between Prenatal Ultrasounds and Autism
- The Tilted Road Illusion
- Who Invented the Mind–Body Problem?
- How to (Try to) Not Take Things Personally
- The secret to great opportunities? The person you haven't met yet | Tanya Menon
- 3 creative ways to fix fashion's waste problem | Amit Kalra
- Fashion that celebrates African strength and spirit | Walé Oyéjidé
- Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda
- The virginity fraud | Nina Dølvik Brochmann and Ellen Støkken Dahl
- The surprising ingredient that makes businesses work better | Marco Alverà
- Capitalism isn't an ideology -- it's an operating system | Bhu Srinivasan
- 3 lessons of revolutionary love in a time of rage | Valarie Kaur
- "My Fine Reward" | Tito Deler
- How protest is redefining democracy around the world | Zachariah Mampilly
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Tag Archives: Katherine Cheng
Q: MOST of us would recoil from being investors who support unsavoury or harmful activities . . . but must we refrain, then, from making investment decisions based on financial considerations, free from ethical concerns? Ask the philosopher by Tim … Continue reading
Ask the philosopher by Tim Soutphommasane, The Australian Dec 12 2009 ‘WITHOUT presuming that claims about climate change must be immune from scrutiny, the science appears, in my humble opinion, to be persuasive enough. Yet much within the climate change … Continue reading
Q: When must leaders lead and back their judgment against their followers, and when must they follow? by Tim Soutphommasane, The Australian Dec 05 2009 ‘EVERY political actor aspires to master the elusive art of leadership. During the Middle Ages … Continue reading
Q: If sport is to be a metaphor for life, what are we to make of professional athletes’ bad behaviour on the sporting field? ASK THE PHILOSOPHER: Tim Soutphommasane, The Australian, November 28, 2009 AskthePhilosopher29Nov2009 Where life imitates sport (docx) (Uploaded … Continue reading
Q: If giving to charity can save lives, am I morally obliged to donate all of my excess income and live on the bare essentials? – N. C., Oxford, England ASK THE PHILOSOPHER: Tim Soutphommasane The Australian Nov 21 2009 … Continue reading
Tim Soutphommasane’s Ask the Philosopher from The Australian Nov 14 2009 ‘The anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall reminds us how destructive utopian philosophies can become. Does this mean we should never strive for utopia? ICH bin ein … Continue reading
Do you have to be black, or a member of a minority ethnic group, to understand racism? ASK THE PHILOSOPHER: Tim Soutphommasane from The Australian October 31, 2009 AskthePhilosopher31Oct2009 How to understand racism (pdf) (Uploaded by Katherine Cheng.)
Wiley Miller’s cartoons often pose questions about life in general. He also has a number of cartoons which illustrate particular -isms that can be used in a philosophy classroom. Fundamentalism is one of his ‘pet’ subjects. One of my favourites … Continue reading
Themes: Us & them, ends & means, black-and-white vs grey, making another human an ‘other’. ASK THE PHILOSOPHER: Tim Soutphommasane | October 24, 2009. Do people-smugglers represent the lowest form of human life or are they agents of freedom who … Continue reading
Themes: Leadership, to be worthy of a prize or honour. From Ask the Philosopher, weekly column in the Weekend Australian. Q: Isn’t there something not quite right in him accepting an award that he himself has said he doesn’t deserve? … Continue reading
Themes: Just war, moral responsibility, military occupation, peacekeeping ASK THE PHILOSOPHER: Tim Soutphommasane | October 10, 2009 Article from: The Australian Do occupying military powers, such as American and allied forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, owe a moral duty to … Continue reading
‘There are three kinds of fools: Real Fools, Professional Fools, and Unsuspecting Fools. The professional, a staple of Shakespeare’s plays, is, in reality, nobody’s fool.’ by Michael Dirda These Foolish Things re three kinds of fools (pdf) (Uploaded by Katherine Cheng.)
The Weekend Australians’s ASK THE PHILOSOPHER Column byTim Soutphommasane October 03, 2009 Q: A convicted paedophile whose sentence has been served has the right to live freely in the community but now that one has moved to my home city, … Continue reading