Philosophy Is Not Ideology
Some within the discipline would be happy to steer philosophy in this direction. This is a problem.
"Many academic philosophers now place the ascendancy of their preferred ideologies ahead of any commitment to free inquiry and discussion, or to philosophy’s disciplinary norms." Great article from
New piece by me at Arc Digital: "Philosophy Is Not Ideology"
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"Many academic philosophers now place the ascendancy of their preferred ideologies ahead of any commitment to free inquiry and discussion, or to philosophy's disciplinary norms." What
says about philosophy is equally true for history.
"Philosophers are welcome to argue in support of their personal ideologies, but it undermines philosophy itself when they respond to disapproved arguments and speakers with attempts to suppress the arguments and punish the speakers."
Mohammed Abouelleil Rashed محمد ابواللي
"As an academic discipline, philosophy has adopted a norm that no ideas, or revered individuals, are treated as beyond criticism. Provided that intellectually careful arguments are offered in their favor, no conclusions are ruled out in advance."
For any folks who missed this a couple of days ago, and are interested, "Philosophy Is Not Ideology"
Everyone who works in the discipline of #philosophy should read this. Academic philosophers have morphed into ideology pushers. #ModernTragedy #GatekeepersOfReasonHaveFallen
ICYMI earlier, my new piece at Arc Digital: "Philosophy Is Not Ideology"
Philosophy Is Not Ideology by Russell Blackford
ICYMI the other day: "Philosophy Is Not Ideology".
Reductio ad absurdum rather depends on the notion that some conclusions are ruled out in advance.