Category Archives: Philosophy

Congrats to some USU philosophy students!

I am pleased to note that three USU philosophy students made the Intercollegiate Studies Institute Leadership Class of 2017: Millie Tullis, Jonathon Toronto, and David Bradley Zynda.  To have 3 USU students in the class of 150 national student leaders … Continue reading

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Philosophy Club Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion: Are students snowflakes? Erica Holberg, Charlie Huenemann, and Harrison Kleiner will be presenting. The basic question has to do with the tension between the value we place on free speech on college campuses and how that value can … Continue reading

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Election panel discussion

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Christian – Mormon dialogue

Given where I teach, the question about the relationship between Mormonism and Christianity is something that comes up quite often in my classes and in general religious discussion.  For those interested in that discussion, this article may be of interest. … Continue reading

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Abortion language

Hillary Clinton was on Meet the Press on Sunday, and a surprising amount of time was devoted to asking her about abortion (usually Republicans get those questions, not Democrats).  Clinton was making the point that her position is in line … Continue reading

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Republican intellectual roots

Please join the Institute of Government and Politics for a lecture today given by Matt Lewis titled, “How can the Republican Party return to its intellectual roots?”  Today (March 22), at 12:30pm in the Perry Pavilion on the 4th floor … Continue reading

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On sin, love, and the Grateful Dead

I read this fine article on love and the Grateful Dead this morning and it occasioned the following reflection: Though this may seem odd to some, I think the Lennon song “Imagine” is one of the stupidest songs ever written.  Don’t … Continue reading

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