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Socrates ( /ˈsɒkrətiːz/; Greek: Σωκράτης, Ancient Greek pronunciation: [sɔːkrátɛːs], Sōkrátēs; c. 469 BC – 399 BC) was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one...

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  • Cynthia M. Allen: Knowledge, religion and the hard work of faith

      News Source: The Bellingham Herald | 7 days ago
    In my early 20s, I suffered from an affliction I suspect is common among people that age: I felt great uncertainty about the world, what I believed and how I would ever understand it all. I was finishing up my bachelor's degree, cramming my head with
  • Philosophers still vital to our high-tech world

      News Source: Japan Times | 7 days ago
    Last year a report from Harvard University set off alarm bells because it showed that the proportion of bachelor degree graduates in the United States who had majored in the humanities fell from 14 percent to 7 percent. Even elite universities like
  • TED 2014 notebook: Talking points from the Vancouver conference

      News Source: Vancouver Sun | 1 month ago
    How would you describe a wasp-infected caterpillar that appears to be protecting young larvae in white cocoons by flailing around every time an insect comes near it? Well, science writer Ed Yong, who studies parasites, pointed out at the TED
  • Why study humanities?

      News Source: The Conversation | 1 month ago
    Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Arts and the Melbourne Law School at University of Melbourne An unexamined life is not worthy of a human being': Socrates. Shutterstock This is a revised excerpt of a talk given to students at the Inaugural Australian
  • Analysis: MIT's list of most famous Canadians feels slightly dated

      News Source: The Globe & Mail | 1 month ago
    The supermarket freezer aisle is getting a little more crowded as Yuengling's _ a name more associated with lager and porter than vanilla and chocolate _ takes its place alongside more familiar ice cream brands. (Feb. 11) AP Video Video Video MIT
  • When Good Doughghs (Dogs) Go Braugh (Anyone know what a “braugh” is?)

      News Source: Santa Barbara Independent | 1 month ago
    When Good Doughghs (Dogs) Go Braugh (Anyone know what a braugh is?) Poodle sings off-key rendition of Danny Boy Monday, March 17, 2014 It may be my peculiar way of honoring St. Patrick's Day, but today I come to honor corruption, not to bury it. As
  • March 17: Undemocratic reform – and other letters to the editor

      News Source: The Globe & Mail | 1 month ago
    Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Mar. 17 2014, 6:00 AM EDT Last updated Monday, Mar. 17 2014, 6:00 AM EDT Undemocratic reform Re Slow It Down, Mr. Poilievre (editorials, March 10-14): Persuading Stephen Harper and his Minister for (
  • Ed Davey: From Quentin Letts, a withering portrait of the Lib Dem Minister ...

      News Source: Mail Online UK | 2 months ago
    Along the way, he pretty much attributed the current bad weather to man-made global warming. To stuff so much nonsense into one small speech was quite a feat. So who is this leviathan, this seer, this genetic composite of Michael Fish, Jacques Delors


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