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Who Is God?

Francis Levy | Posted 07.24.2015 | Books
Francis Levy

When you're waiting for something spiritual to happen is precisely when it's not going to happen. Deus ex machinas are fine for plays like Sophocles' Philoctetes or The Threepenny Opera where Macheath is miraculously spared the gallows by a reprieve from the divinely ordained Queen.

How to Sculpt with Our Hands A World That Reflects Our Hearts

Christopher Phillips | Posted 07.14.2015 | Impact
Christopher Phillips

Human autonomy and social conscience go hand in glove. They drive one another. They are a tag team for impelling and inspiring a person to involve herself deeply as a civic or social entrepreneur, to undertake kinds of challenges that expand a person's imaginative, physical, existential bounds.

Woody Allen's 'Irrational Man' Premieres at Cannes: The Director Speaks About the Meaninglessness of Existence

Karin Badt | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Any film that begins with a philosophy professor, played by Joaquin Phoenix, cruising in the bright sunlight musing to himself about Kant's "unanswerable" questions is going to charm me immediately. Indeed, Woody Allen's Irrational Man, which just premiered at Cannes, is a sunny joy to watch, despite its sinister subject:

A One Year BA? Perhaps

Jonathan Haber | Posted 03.17.2014 | College
Jonathan Haber

Note: A version of the following piece appeared at my Degree of Freedom website upon the completion of my One Year BA project. Before explaining why ...

Man Shot in Argument About Kant

Tony Phillips | Posted 11.18.2013 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

Immanuel Kant, has in 250 years' time sparked many an argument. And just the other day he got a man shot. Kid you not.

Philosophy Is Dangerous!

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Religion

MOSCOW -- An argument in southern Russia over philosopher Immanuel Kant, the author of "Critique of Pure Reason," devolved into pure mayhem when one d...

The Moral Contemptibility of the Conservative Mind

Ian I. Mitroff | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Ian I. Mitroff

Author Jonathan Haidt enjoins liberals to make a sincere attempt to listen to conservatives and appreciate sincerely the values they hold dear, and even more, to see that that they are generally necessary for any society to hang together.

25 Things Every Woman Should Know

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
E. Jean Carroll

To get rid of bags under your eyes, prop up your bed frame on a stack of books to lift your head a foot higher than your heels while you sleep. You'll look as tight as Russell Brand's skinny jeans.

Bernard-Henri Levy caught out by fake philosopher

Telegraph UK | Henry Samuel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

France's best-known philosopher, Bernard-Henri Lévy, has become the butt of intellectual ridicule after copiously quoting a leading authority on Kant...