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Philsophy

Transhumanism is Being Guided by Reason and the Word "Why"

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

Image of the future -- By Smart Gadget Technology The human race is on the threshold of so much revolutionary change. It's mostly due to the emerg...

Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion: Friedrich Nietzsche

Jordan Brady Loewen | Posted 01.27.2016 | Religion
Jordan Brady Loewen

Welcome back to the Religion: Theories and Methods series. This week we are exploring the history and methods of the Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. ...

Interview With Shalom Tomas Neuman, Winner of Italy's Prize for Art, Giglio d'Oro 2013

Lisa Chau | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Lisa Chau

Fusionism is expansive, inclusive. There are no limits to the combinations, of disciplines and techniques one can invent. Fusionism integrates and liberates; it creates dialogue and community.

The Philosophy of NSA Surveillance

Sophia Cope | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics
Sophia Cope

What kind of society do we want to live in? That's the philosophical question at the heart of the debate about the National Security Agency collecting call logs and Internet content on millions of Americans in the name of finding terrorists.

Check This Box: Science Is Getting Easier/Harder/Both/Neither?

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 06.06.2012 | Science
Jonathan D. Moreno

We seem to be in a transition period from a marvelously rich era of discovery in the last thirty years to an era in which new concepts and methods will be required to gain access to another range of powerful discoveries.

The Limited Good of Rick Scott's Anthropology

Paul Stoller | Posted 12.17.2011 | College
Paul Stoller

The ghoulish governor, Florida's favorite son, Rick Scott is in the news again. This time he's bashing anthropology and showcasing his profound ignorance of culture and society.

To Be or Not to Be: American Freedom, Exceptionalism and Identity

Robin Koerner | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Robin Koerner

There is something fundamentally pro-American about much of the apparently anti-American content published in foreign newspapers. In this way, criticisms of America appeal to, and approve of, American ideals.