Personhood is a moral concept, related to the notion of individuality.
While the singing Christmas turds of seasons past will always be funny, it is South Park’s growing, full-throated defense of liberal values like free expression, privacy, anti-authoritarianism, and individualism that will forge its larger legacy.
The value of liberal arts fields lies not in their specific application but in the way they inculcate a set of problem-solving tools. That corporate recruiters consistently report a preference for liberal arts majors over majors in “practical” fields is testimony to the reading, writing, and analytic skills students develop in those programs.
Would you tell a lie to protect someone from harm?
Here are seven criminally underrated philosophers to celebrate this World Philosophy Day.
Why should students read big, difficult books if they have perfectly good summaries available to them?