This is the eighteenth installment of The Cocoon Goes Global, a series that gives a sense of what the philosophy profession looks like outside of the Anglophone West. Today's entry is by Dr. Saniye Vatansever, Assistant Professor at Bilkent...
Helen De CruzEver thought about working and living in Turkey as an academic? This excellent blogpost by Saniye Vatansever gives a good sense of the benefits and potential hurdles for foreign philosophers coming to Turkey.
Helen De CruzThe Urban Dictionary has weird astrology-like entries for first names. E.g., "Kevin is basically the best boyfriend ever. He's understanding, caring, and a great listener."
"Gabriel...type of guy who can make you laugh, but has that serious side of him."
When I speak of the rationalists’ method—God raise you to the level of love!—I do not confine myself to their knowledge of the physical world, any more than I confine myself to the metaphysical when I speak of intuition. The two modes of...
This is the seventeenth installment of The Cocoon Goes Global, a series that gives a sense of what the philosophy profession looks like outside of the Anglophone West. Today's entry is by Dr. Laurencia Sáenz Benavides. Invited Professor at the...
The Groaning of Creation: God, Evolution, and the Problem of Evil [Christopher Southgate] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pain, suffering, and extinction are intrinsic to the evolutionary process. In this book Christopher...
Helen De CruzMaybe there is a reward after all? I hope there is. Marilyn McCord Adams argued there would be: people who suffer horrifically would get compensation in afterlife.
Christopher Southgate argues the same for animals, also compensated in afterlife 26/
Helen De CruzRelatedly, there's something distasteful perhaps of saying that suffering, of other humans, of animals, is somehow necessary. Read this blog by a philosopher dying of cancer (now deceased) particularly this fragment:
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Space Unicorns! It is time to announce the TOP STORY in our Uncanny Magazine 2019 Favorite Fiction Reader Poll! It is…. *drumroll* The novelette “Away With the Wolves” by Sarah Gailey! Congratulations, Sarah Gailey! A SNAZZY CERTIFICATE will soon be...
I know something’s wrong, the way we’re both hunched over your tiny table in your tiny kitchen, and you keep looking at the tea you’re not drinking. My head grazes your ceiling as I snatch another scone off your plate and pop it into my mouth.
This is the 15th installment of The Cocoon Goes Global, a series that gives a sense of what the philosophy profession looks like outside of the Anglophone West. This is a guest contribution by Ruling Barragán, Adjunct professor of philosophy at the...
Provided to YouTube by Beggars Group Sleep · Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker Overnight ℗ 2016 Rough Trade Records Ltd. Released on: 2016-10-14 Composer: Ivor ...
Helen De CruzAn intriguing rendition of Come, sleep by Josienne Clarke
Come, Sleep, and with thy sweet deceiving
Lock me in delight awhile;
Let some pleasing dreams beguile
All my fancies; that from thence
I may feel an influence
All my powers of care bereaving.
To set a price for oneself whereby one becomes no longer a person but merely a cog! Are you co-conspirators in the current folly sweeping over nations, which, above all else, want to produce as much as possible and to be as rich as possible? Your...