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Eric Charles
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Digital Humanities and Darwin on Psychology... Notes from the field: Cheiron, Day 3
The morning of Cheiron, Day 3 contained a fascinating panel using "Digital Humanities" methods to study the history of psychology. And some interesting coverage of evolutionary and epigenitic topics. Digital Humanities methods were first. These methods do c...
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Notes from the Field: Cheiron 2014, Day 1
I have the great pleasure of being within driving distance of Cheiron this year. It is a small and very supportive conference focused on the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences. "Psychology" certainly gets the plurality of talks, but many other di...
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How to Explain Behaviorism: We are Reflections of our World
This is the second in my ongoing series of articles trying to provide basic lead ins to behaviorist theory. The first is here . How to Explain Behaviorism, version 2:  We are Reflections of our World A friend of mine asked for advice online. She is a teache...
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Libertarianism and American Philosophy II
Why the politics all of a sudden? Aside from a long time interest, I will be doing an interview this Monday at 8 pm for John Shook's "Humanist Matters." John has great knowledge of American Philosophy (he runs pragmatism.org , edits Contemporary Pragmatism ...
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Alan, good points indeed! In part, my interest in this is about determining if a better philosophical foundation can be placed under libertarian ideas. The way libertarianism has developed in this country has been unfortunate in many ways, and I think it has moved in those directions, in part, for lack of a clear foundation.
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What is going on in philosophy: Searle's goals
There are some philosophers I really disagree with, but whom
I also really like. In general, this is because we share similar views as the
overarching goal of our efforts. This common ground is sometimes found in
articles specifically about doing philosophy...
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Going to be interviewed by John Shook for "Humanist Matters" in 30 minutes: Humanist Matters | Dr. John Shook
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Libertarianism and American Philosophy
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course of the past decade, I have come to realize that I lean strongly towards “libertarian”
political ideas. However, I did not arrive at this position through one of the seemingly
standard methods, such as falling in love with Ayn Rand, worshipin...
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Maybe, but this movie doesn't need the buzz, and this isn't the type of "buzz" that Disney usually likes
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Lab Manager, Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning
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    Lab Manager, 2013 - present
  • Penn State, Altoona
    Assistant Professor of Psychology, 2008 - 2013
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