We're picking up our re-reading of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone from where we left off last time at the end of Chapter 6, where the first year's have just seen Hogwarts castle for the first time.
Dr. Ahmad Barqawi speaks of Damascus with the voice of exile, "a refugee twice over," as he puts it. Born in 1950 in the countryside outside the Syrian capital, the philosophy professor eventually taught at the University of Damascus for 30 years ...
"At Mary, our students confront great questions on a campus well known for its view of limitless horizons - especially in the long daylight of a prairie summer," said Peter Huff, director of the Saint John Paul II Center for University Ministry and ...
... line much more conservatively." Paglia said Biggar's appointment for the Vatican position had been recommended by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, and Paglia stressed that he was unaware of the 2011 conversation between the two philosophers.
1. The best we can hope for is "life, liberty and the pursuit of" stoic happiness. And that means we all need "happiness bootcamp" (to learn how harmful equating "happiness" with what's beyond your control is).
Earlier Today, US philosopher Shannon Vallor, Professor of Philosophy at Santa Clara University in California, spoke at a public lecture organised by the ADAPT Centre for Digital Content technology, at Trinity College Dublin.
"A brilliantly sane perspective on cricket from Bangladesh's philosopher-captain Mashrafe @IamMortaza. Applaud the real heroes, enjoy the game," he tweeted on Sunday, posting a photo of Mashrafe inscribing his comments.
Indian politician Shashi Tharoor hailed Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza's perspective on cricket in a tweet, calling him a 'philosopher-captain'. "A brilliantly sane perspective on cricket from Bangladesh's philosopher-captain Mashrafe @IamMortaza.
... with the late French philosopher Paul Ricoeur. Ricouer wrote on a huge range of topics, including law, aesthetics, language, psychoanalysis, and ethics, and was known for maintaining a practical approach throughout.
philosophers have a non-identity problem. It is that they are not identified as relevant by the courts. This, in an age where funding and preferment are often linked to engagement with the non-academic world, is a worry.
There were several other things I liked about the prospective life of a collegiate philosopher: 1) Everyone always got an A in philosophy classes as long as you could come up with one off the wall idea 2) Nearly every philosophy teacher smoked a cool ...
Calm discussions of "hot button" issues are rare, but I am having this opportunity now. Matt Flannagan is a distinguished evangelical philosopher who has written a number notable works, including Did God Really Command genocide?, with Paul Copan.
I'm told that Bill Murray seems too cranky to speak to me. It's understandable, seeing as how we just walked from the Municipal Building across the Brooklyn Bridge to Jane's Carousel in DUMBO as part of the annual Poets House poetry walk on Monday.
Last year, he was included in a much-discussed list of the 50 most influential living philosophers. His ideas have also percolated into traditional media outlets such as Newsweek, the New Yorker and the New York Times.
Ancient philosophers have also believed accepting bad moods is essential to living a full life. Even hedonist philosophers like Epicurus recognized living well involves exercising wise judgement, restraint, self-control, and accepting inevitable adversity.
Vatican City, Jun 13, 2017 / 02:09 pm (CNA).- Philosopher Nigel Biggar, who backs legal abortion, is among the 45 new appointments to the Pontifical Academy for Life, according to a statement on the Vatican website.
The philosophers' Camp, an annual collaboration between the College of environmental science and Forestry's (ESF) Northern Forest Institute and St. John's College of Santa Fe, New Mexico, reimagines the original Adirondack excursion as a weekendÃÂ ...
This summer in Italy and at Galerie Continua, Subodh Gupta's latest unveiling is another allusion from poet Kabir, In This Vessel Lies the Philosopher's Stone. While the show has a few familiar Gupta vessels, it centres on the value and vitality of the ...
In the original "Jurassic Park" movie, Jeff Goldblum's character Ian admonishes the park's owner, John Hammond, "your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they should.
In terms of traditions of thought and leadership paradigms, Africa has been led by warriors, philosophers and the Poets. The leading African political scientist and historian, the late Ali Mazrui, dedicated a lot of his research efforts to the study of ...
Do facts matter anymore? What is a person to think when evidence is described as alternative facts? How can it be okay when documented revelations of errors or even outright lies are dismissed as baseless attacks by a corrupt and bias media?
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