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Caleb Keller

The Value Of Philosophy

PRESENTED ON JAN 13, 2011
IN DES MOINES @ VOL 3

Is a degree in philosophy really so useless? Caleb Keller argues for the love of knowledge, and discusses the importance of utilizing logic in our everyday lives. He makes the case that without the proper values necessary to think for oneself, society becomes an echo-chamber. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 1, 2013.

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Philosophy in Illustration

BY JEAN HOLLYWOOD
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 07, 2013

Jean Hollywood talks about how illustration is used to tell a story, to throw around ideas, and to express onself. Philosophy can be used in illustration to provoke thought about controversial topics and things that people generally do not think about.

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BY MELINA LAFIRENZE
@ VOL 5 ON MAR 29, 2016

Artist and philosophy teacher Melina Lafirenze talks to us about philosophy and why it should be accessible to everyone.

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Coffee Philosophy

BY LUKE MILBOURN
@ VOL 4 ON APR 05, 2016

A brief look at the processes, both mental and practical, of Luke Milbourn's approach to speciality Coffee.

 

 

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A Philosophy Primer

BY ISABELLA COPELAND
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 01, 2016

Do you need a primer on philosophy?  Isabella Copeland gives you the best one you'll ever need.

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The Philosophy of Dance: What and Why?

BY AILI BRESNAHAN
@ VOL 28 ON SEP 22, 2016

Aili Bresnahan is a philosophy professor at the University of Dayton. She grew up studying ballet. Her specialty is the philosophy of dance and she is often asked what that is (and why it matters) by well-meaning people on airplanes. Aili’s presentation is an attempt to answer those questions.

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The story of European secularism

BY MUEID AL RAEE
@ VOL 32 ON FEB 06, 2017

Mueid Al Raee is interested in the connection of philosophy and religion. He talks about the influences that shaped Spinoza’s work on philosophy, religion, and understanding the nature of God.

Mueid presents Averroes as an important character in the story of secularism. Averroes is often referred to as the father of European Secularism. Mueid argues that religion played an important role in the formulation of the philosophy of secularism as we know it today in Europe.

His message is that we should challenge the ideas that consider secularism and religion as opposites.

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Chiropractic, the Science and Philosophy and Why it Works!

BY ARLEEN SCHOLTEN
@ VOL 17 ON OCT 30, 2018

York Chiropractor Arleen Scholten speaks about the Science behind a profession more and more people are choosing. She discusses how symptoms can be eliminated, and health and function can be improved, through regular corrective Chiropractic care.  

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Metamodernism

BY JUSTIN CARMIEN
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2019

A return to romanticism. Going beyond the cynical, sarcastic, and escapist themes of the modern era.