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Why Philosophy

WHY STUDY PHILOSOPHY?

 

* Philosophy is a great major! (and it's a fact)
How philosophy makes you a better leader (by Dabvid Brendel, 2014)
* Philosophy: what can it do for you? (by Tomás Bogardus)
* Philosophy majors do better than most on GRE scores
* Study philosophy: better life, better career (Chronicle of Higher Education, 2011)
 
 
 
 
 
 

GOOD PRESS FOR PHILOSOPHY

 

philo newsInvesting in a Philosophy major as good as investing in an Engineering one (Daily Nous, 2017)
* Funny philosophers, on philosoiphy as a form of therapy (2017)
Tech leave you cold? Major in philosophy! (Huffington Post, 2013)
Be employable, study philosophy (The Tyee, 2013)
14 famous people who majored in philosophy (Best Colleges Online, 2013)
* Philosophy, the most practical major (The Atlantic, 2011)
* National Public Radio on philosophy at CUNY (NPR, 2011)
* Ten of the greatest philosophical principles (The Guardian, 2010)
* Philosophy as a great job (WSJ, 2009)
* It's smart to study philosophy in college (NYT, 2008)
* Philosophy helps your life and career (US News, 2008)

5-MINUTE PHILOSOPHER VIDEOS

philosophy videos* What has philosophy ever done for us?
* The hard problem of consciousness
* A brief conceptual history of philosophy
Gods and morality
Reductionism 
* How to think like a philosopher
* On miracles
* What about metaphysics?
* Does philosophy make progress?
* Can science answer moral questions?
Philosophy of science - II
Philosophy of science - I
David Hume, the jovial skeptic
* Neuroethics and the trolley dilemma
* What is philosophy?

PHILOSOPHY ON THE WEB

News and discussions

The Stone, the New York Times philosophy essays
The Philosopher's Magazine blog
Footnotes to Plato blog
Philosophy Talk, the philosophy radio show


Publications, especially for a broad audience

Philosophy Now, a magazine of ideas
The Philosopher's Magazine
Think, philosophy for everyone
The Philosophers' Imprint, edited by philosophers, published by librarians
PhilPapers, academic papers on line
Philosophy books based on pop culture

Dictionaries, encyclopedias and such

Wikipedia philosophy portal
Dictionary of philosophical terms
Internet Enclyclopedia of Philosophy (basic)
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (advanced)

Organizations

American Philosophical Association
American Philosophical Practitioners Association
Society for Philosophical Inquiry (Socrates Cafe`)

Philosophical software

The Play of Mind, interactive philo software
Rationale, for critical thinking

All (other) things philosophical

Ask a philosopher!
Episteme links to philosophy resources
Logical fallacies
The Philosophical Gourmet report

Philosophical fun!

Monty Python's International Philosophy soccer game
Monty Python's Philosophers' Song
Woody Allen's philosophy


The philosophy shopping experience!

The Philosophy Gift Shop
The Unemployed Philosophers' Guild