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We Care a Lot: Stoicism and Troubled Times

December 15, 2016 by


For a philosophical movement over two millennia old, Stoicism has been getting a lot of press of late. Perhaps because 2016 has felt like a year of one bit of bad news after another, people are looking for a way to cope with it all. At least one philosopher has begun to promote it as […]

Canadian Pragmatism?

November 9, 2015 by


Back in May and June I was at the annual meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association, where I attended an excellent symposium, organized by Susan Dieleman, on “The Possibility of a Canadian Pragmatism”. The presentations and discussion made me think a lot about what it means to be a pragmatist who is Canadian, and whether or […]