Monthly Archives: November 2012

What is an Educated Person – a CHASS Reading Group — Application

Ever wonder what you should be doing here at college?  What is college for?  Are you here for job training or to be educated?  What is the difference?  What does it mean to be educated, anyway? If you are interesting … Continue reading

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An exercise in silence

I am, once again, doing a “silence” project with my students.  Here is the write-up for this year: “I have often said that the sole cause of man’s unhappiness is that he does not know how to stay quietly in … Continue reading

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Reflections on the election

My old friend and fellow philosopher RJ Snell offers his reflections on the election and the hidden unity of our polarized politics in a Crisis Magazine article (click here).  Well worth a read.

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