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Congratulations Graduates!
Congratulations to all our philosophy and religious studies students who are graduating this semester. Nicollette Carmack, Philosophy Major, Academic Excellence in Philosophy Award, Phi Sigma Tau Jonathan Cordova, Philosophy Major, Accomplished Student In P...
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Zero and infinity. Dangerous ideas? Some thought so. We'll have a great discussion. You can count on it.

#NKU Philosophers' Cafe
April 23 from 3:00-4:30
GH 316
http://ow.ly/LowqG
Zero and infinity. Dangerous ideas? Some thought so. We'll have a great discussion. You can count on it. Philosophers' Cafe April 23 from 3:00-4:30 GH 316 Philosophers' Cafe
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CALL FOR PAPERS
All students of Sociology, Anthropology, or Philosophy (majors, minors, and focus) are invited to submit a paper for the 2015 Departmental Essay Contest . The authors of the selected papers will each be awarded a $200 prize; the winning authors will be expe...
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Congratulations Graduates!
Congratulations to all the philosophy and religious studies students graduating this semester. Best of luck to all of you and please keep in touch. Cory Clark, Philosophy Major Ryan Frye, Philosophy Major, Phi Sigma Tau Honors Society Jennifer Greenwell, Ph...
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Margaret Cuonzo Talks About Paradoxes
Margaret Cuonzo Margaret Cuonzo talks about paradoxes, philosophy and more. The sorites is, to my mind, one of the deepest paradoxes out there and it provides a good example for understanding different ways to solve paradoxes. It is very deep because the pr...
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The Is-Ought Problem
From the BBC4 series on the History of Ideas: The Is-Ought Problem . "Do you draw conclusions from how things are to think about how things should be? There might be a gap in your reasoning."
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Philosophy of Markets
3:AM Magazine interviews  Liza Herzog , whose research focuses on the relation between economics and philosophy. Economic models make simplifying assumptions about human agency and about social interaction. If one only used these models to answer the questi...
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Zero and infinity. Dangerous ideas? Some thought so. We'll have a great discussion. You can count on it. Philosophers' Cafe April 23 from 3:00-4:30 GH 316 Philosophers' Cafe
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John Rawls
What Rawls was therefore after was a simple, economical and polemical way to show people how their societies were unfair and what they might do about it – in ways that could cut through the debate and touch people’s hearts as well as minds (for he knew that...
What Rawls was therefore after was a simple, economical and polemical way to show people how their societies were unfair and what they might do about it – in ways that could cut through the debate and touch people’s hearts as...
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Rosetta discovers water?
Attention Philosophy students: "Rosetta discovers water on comet 67p like nothing on Earth" What would Putnam say if it is NOTHING like earth water? Rosetta discovers water on comet 67p like nothing on Earth | Science | The Guardian
Attention Philosophy students: "Rosetta discovers water on comet 67p like nothing on Earth" What would Putnam say if it is NOTHING like earth water? Rosetta discovers water on comet 67p like nothing on Earth | Science | The G...
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Religious Studies Courses for Spring 2015
Check out the spring 2015 courses for the Religious Studies minor. And note the KIIS summer semester in Greece!
Check out the spring 2015 courses for the Religious Studies minor. And note the KIIS summer semester in Greece!
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Companions in Misery [or "Happy Together"]
On being miserably happy: [Schopenhauer's] account of others as “fellow-sufferers” in “On the Sufferings of the World” encourages us to nurture a soft spot for even the most flawed individuals. That we are all condemned to the same Sisyphean fate ought to m...
On being miserably happy: [Schopenhauer's] account of others as “fellow-sufferers” in “On the Sufferings of the World” encourages us to nurture a soft spot for even the most flawed individuals. That we are all condemned to t...
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The Philosophy Program at NKU offers a major and a minor in Philosophy. We also offer minors in applied philosophy and religious studies, a number of general education classes, and courses that serve a number of other programs.