Category Archives: Philosophy
The idea educators (i.e., teachers) can exist without administrators in academia is an intelligible notion. First, given the prevalent cutbacks in academia since the economic downturn of 2008, many educators now perform new administrative duties not previously required. In some … Continue reading
“The most sympathetic of men never fully comprehend woman’s concrete situation. And there is no reason to put much trust in the men when they rush to the defense of privileges whose full extent they can hardly measure.” — Simone … Continue reading
See 4:46. (However, the whole interview with Daniel Higgs is worth watching.) “If you would want someone to ask you a question, what would it be?…”
What can I add? 1. Embodiment 1. 2. Embodiment 2.
I’ve been thinking about how to come up with a fair criterion by which to judge a restaurant worthy of receiving our family’s business. My contention: If one’s family is to give up the significance of the focal practice of … Continue reading
Been working on individuality in Nietzsche. To this end, I’ve found contrasting Nietzsche to Aristotle helpful. These are the central claims I’m using as the basis for my contrast. 1. For Aristotle, perfection of a virtue occurs via habituation. This … Continue reading
It’s taken me years to get this insight clear, precise, and capable of an adequate defense in a paper. The basic idea behind an “existential” critique of morality is this: The main point of being a self is to be … Continue reading