Browsing All posts tagged under »life«

Powerful Medicine; a dimension of the Nassar case

January 27, 2018 by

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I want to start this post with a really clear content notice; if you’re uncomfortable with or likely to be triggered by descriptions of sexual assault, you may want to gird yourself or take a pass on this post entirely. I experienced nausea myself in reading the accounts, but I don’t think it is really […]

A Philosophy for Talking about Philosophy

September 19, 2017 by

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Some people become philosophers (or academics, more generally) because they want to be able to teach; they want to be experts in a subject and engage with the world and influence the beliefs and actions of others in a positive way. I think that’s a great and admirable reason to become an academic; I have […]

On Death and Parenthood

October 16, 2015 by

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First off, I’d like to apologize for not blogging much these days. I’m in the midst of filling out academic job applications, finishing my dissertation, presenting at conferences, and taking on tons of side projects (edited collection on the moral psychology of compassion, a few book chapters for various volumes on free will and emotions, […]