The Rational Human Condition 4, Kantian Ethics and Human Existence: A Study in Moral Philosophy–Section 1.2, EKE versus Moral Relativism, Moral Skepticism, and Moral Particularism.

“The Human Condition,” by Thomas Whitaker/Prison Arts Coalition THE RATIONAL HUMAN CONDITION is a five-part, four-book series, including: PART 1: Preface and General Introduction PART 2: Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge PART 3:  Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics PART 4: Kantian … [continue reading]

How Exquisitely the Individual Mind to the External World Is Fitted: — And How Exquisitely, too, the External World is Fitted to the Mind. (The NEW Philosoflicks 10)

Visual philosophy inspired by mountain landscapes, Wordsworth, and Hopper, HERE. Against Professional Philosophy is a sub-project of the online mega-project Philosophy Without Borders, which is home-based on Patreon here. Please consider becoming a patron! We’re improvident, but cheerful.

“Poetry is the Hero of Philosophy”: Novalis’s Metaphilosophy.

Introduction Novalis is perhaps best known to contemporary philosophers for his aphorism, “Philosophy can bake no bread; but she can procure for us God, Freedom, Immortality.” But less well known is the following sentence: “Which, then, is more practical, Philosophy or Economy?” In other words, Novalis is saying that philosophy is profoundly more practical than … [continue reading]

The Rational Human Condition 4, Kantian Ethics and Human Existence: A Study in Moral Philosophy–Section 1.0, Existential Kantian Ethics, and Section 1.1, Ethics, Morality, and EKE.

“The Human Condition,” by Thomas Whitaker/Prison Arts Coalition THE RATIONAL HUMAN CONDITION is a five-part, four-book series, including: PART 1: Preface and General Introduction PART 2: Cognition, Content, and the A Priori: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind and Knowledge PART 3:  Deep Freedom and Real Persons: A Study in Metaphysics PART 4: Kantian … [continue reading]

Philosophy Without Borders: What It Is, & Why It Matters–Four Short Talks. (Complete Audio Recording of the Philosophy Without Borders Panel Session at the Public Philosophy Network 2018 Conference, 8-10 February 2018)

‘Understanding Impact’ 4th Conference of the Public Philosophy Network Boulder, Colorado   |   February 8-10, 2018 The Public Philosophy Network announces our fourth conference on Advancing Public Philosophy. Our 2018 conference theme is Understanding Impact: What practices improve the uptake of philosophy, both across the disciplines, and throughout society? This question will be pursued through … [continue reading]

Thinking Life: A Philosophical Fiction.

This title is available everywhere, including the following popular online booksellers: Amazon: US; UK; CA; DE; IT; FR; AU; ES Barnes & Noble: paperback, Nook About the book: Thinking Life is a narrative exploration of such themes as the decline of the contemporary university, man’s alienation from nature, modern melancholia, Dionysian intoxication, the relative value of … [continue reading]

Philosophy Ripped From The Headlines! Issue #6, February 2018: Poverty in the USA, Marx Redux, & the Scope of Mindedness.

Dear Philosopher or Philosophically-Minded Person, Do you ever think about the larger philosophical implications of contemporary events and issues, especially when reading newspapers, journals, or blogs? —Of course you do: but then what? What if you were able to convert your thinking DIRECTLY into something you were able to use for TEACHING PHILOSOPHY, for PHILOSOPHY … [continue reading]