Monthly Archives: November 2007

The Value of Philosophy

Noelle McAfee asks “What Counts as Philosophy?” at Gone Public. She is wondering about professional philosophy, but I like to think about what counts as philosophy in our daily lives. Professional philosophy is just a more rarefied version of something … Continue reading

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Mothering and Philosophy

Noelle McAfee has a post at Gone Public on Women,Children, and Philosophy. She speculates that there are fewer women with children in philosophy, perhaps because philosophy is modeled more closely after the sciences than the humanities. Is the question whether … Continue reading

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Science on Faith?

Paul Davies has a piece on the op ed page of today’s NYT that seems to me to be rather confused. In the piece, Davies argues that science and religion are not at odds in the way that they are … Continue reading

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