Shows tagged with : Culture
September 08 : The State of Public Philosophy
In the 18th and 19th centuries, philosophers and intellectuals were immersed in politics and popular culture. Even in the early 20th century some of...
June 16 : Education and the Culture Wars
In contemporary democracies, the state is responsible for providing children with an education. But parents surely have both the right and...
February 24 : The Self
What is a self? Merely a human being? Or perhaps a soul? Hume claimed he could not find a self when he looked within, only a succession of...
November 04 : The Evolution of Storytelling
Humans are unique as the only creatures on this planet who tell stories. Whether it be fiction, history, mythology, gossip, daydreams, news, or...
July 01 : Identities Lost & Found in a Global Age
Throughout human history, people have tended to live and die in the place they're born. Place is an important part of identity. But what happens when...
May 06 : What Are Human Rights?
According to the Declaration of Independence, the basic human rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are God-given. Whatever the role...
March 11 : What Is a Wife?
The concept of a wife has been embedded in cultures, religious practices, social customs and economic patterns of wildly different sorts. Is...
February 19 : What Is 'Normal'?
What does it mean to be normal? And abnormal? Who gets to decide, and what are the repercussions? When do we applaud deviations...
February 05 : Black Solidarity
From the abolition of slavery to the Black Power movement, black unity has been considered a powerful method to achieve freedom and equality. ...
August 07 : The State of Public Philosophy
In the 18th and 19th Century, philosophers and intellectuals were immersed in politics and popular culture. Even in the early 20th Century some...
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