Philosophia Ex Machina
"Be a philosopher, but amidst all your philosophy be still a man." - David Hume
Thursday, October 9, 2014
"In the afterlife you relive all your experiences, but this time with the events reshuffled...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The Color of Our Shame
A fantastic interview over at 3:AM Magazine . The entire thing is full of rich insight: "...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Radiolab as a Pedagogic Tool for Philosophical Ethics
All students of ethics will eventually find themselves grappling with the question of the moral ...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
White Privilege: The Empirical Evidence
1) "Before the economic meltdown, white families possessed about twelve times the net worth ...
Monday, April 21, 2014
The Singularity Is Not As Near As You Think (Pt.2)
In my previous post I examined Nicholas Agar's argument to the conclusion that there exists ...
Saturday, April 19, 2014
The Singularity Is Not As Near As You Think
Ray Kurzweil argues that work in artificial intelligence is not simply work done with the aim...
Sunday, March 30, 2014
The Book of Life: A Thought Experiment
"While browsing around the library one day, I notice an old dusty tome, quite large, entitled ‘Alvin I. Goldman.’ I take it from the ...
Monday, March 24, 2014
Dennett and the "Surely" Operator
In his Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking , Daniel Dennett writes: "When you'...
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
On the Difference Between Writing Philosophy Clearly and Writing Accessibly
In his Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking , Daniel Dennett writes: Some philosophers think that using examples in their work i...
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