Tagged: Philosophy

Visualizing The Logical Structure of Arguments: A New Platform (guest post by Simon Cullen) – Daily Nous

The following is a guest post* by Simon Cullen (Princeton), which continues an earlier discussion of his work teaching with argument mapping techniques and software.

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An Impressively Detailed Philosophy Paper Grading Rubric – Daily Nous

Micah T. Lewin, a recent PhD from Stanford who is currently an adjunct professor of philosophy at Perimeter College, Georgia State University, has created an impressively detailed and helpful rubric for grading philosophy papers.

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An “Open Textbook” for Introduction to Philosophy (guest post by Christina Hendricks) – Daily Nous

The following is a guest post* by Christina Hendricks, Professor of Teaching in the Department of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia, about creating an “open textbook” for introductory courses in philosophy.

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Flat-Earth And Other Fake News Can Be Stopped With Digital Literacy : NPR Ed : NPR

Wikipedia has discovered an educational mission in an age of rampant truthiness. And it’s enlisting college students to help.

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Yoga is philosophy in physical form, says a philosophy of mind professor — Quartz

Yoga class undoubtedly improves a person’s flexibility and serenity. But Lisa Miracchi, a philosophy professor at University of Pennsylvania who is teaching a seminar called “Yoga and Philosophy,” says that the poses can also enhance your reasoning, behavior, and relationships.

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32 Animated Videos by Wireless Philosophy Teach You the Essentials of Critical Thinking | Open Culture

Do you know someone whose arguments consist of baldly specious reasoning, hopelessly confused categories, archipelagos of logical fallacies buttressed by seawalls of cognitive biases? Surely you do.

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Arabic translators did far more than just preserve Greek philosophy | Aeon Ideas

…philosophers in the Islamic world enjoyed an extraordinary degree of access to the Hellenic intellectual heritage. In 10th-century Baghdad, readers of Arabic had about the same degree of access to Aristotle that readers of English do today.

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