Category Archives: Philosophy

Election panel discussion

Image | Posted on by | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Catholic thought/religion/culture, Philosophy, USU Catholic Newman Center | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Catholic thought/religion/culture, Philosophy, Polis (politics, culture) | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Philosophy, Polis (politics, culture) | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Catholic thought/religion/culture, Philosophy, Polis (politics, culture) | Leave a comment

Zombie Symposium

Come discuss the philosophy of zombies, Thursday March 17 in Main 304 from 3-4pm.  

Posted in Philosophy | Leave a comment

Fact Checking Marco Rubio’s criticism of philosophy

Politicians from Cruz to Obama have been hard on liberal arts majors of late.  The idea they are peddling is that it is a bad idea to major in a liberal art – and to use public dollars to support people … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Philosophy, Polis (politics, culture) | Leave a comment