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Massimo Pigliucci
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New at #ScientiaSalon: what to do about consciousness (if you are a naturalist).
or: How to Deal with Naturalism Without Becoming A New Age Wacko by Mike Trites For people who are not spiritual dualists, we have to eye matter a bit warily. Matter used to be pretty mundane stuff...
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My first class as K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at City College, coming up this Fall... philosophyofscienceatcity
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At #ScientiaSalon, Massimo Pigliucci talks about what he has learned during his first five years as a philosopher.
by Massimo Pigliucci By any standards I can think of, I’ve so far had a very lucky academic career. I started as an evolutionary biologist at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville [1], back in 199...
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I'll email you my review of the book in Metaphilosophy.
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This  weekend at #ScientiaSalon: Philosophy, my first five years, by Massimo Pigliucci.
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Later this week at #ScientiaSalon: Rebecca Goldstein’s Plato at the Googleplex, or why philosophy ain’t going away.
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Tomorrow at #ScientiaSalon: What to do about consciousness (in a naturalistic world).
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At #ScientiaSalon: Massimo Pigliucci on what it is like to be a scientist and a philosopher.
by Massimo Pigliucci By any standards I can think of, I’ve so far had a very lucky academic career. I started as an evolutionary biologist at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville [1], back in 199...
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The discussion on fakery, aesthetics and artists as public intellectuals continues at #ScientiaSalon.
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With all due respect, I find this article is drab and uninspirimg. When it comes to understanding modern aesthetics, a thorough reading of John Updike is requisite. 
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New at #ScientiaSalon: Faker and aesthetics, on artists as public intellectuals.
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Professor of Philosophy
  • City University of New York
    Professor, present
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Philosopher, evolutionary biologist, blogger. What else needs to be said? Okay, a lot, but for now it will do.
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Survived (even thrived!) nine years in Knoxville, TN
  • University of Connecticut
    Evolutionary Biology, 1990 - 1994
  • University of Tennessee
    Philosophy, 2001 - 2003
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