Philosophy

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR – Antigo Times

Enchiridion –A manual for life Dear reader,Epictetus, a widely read Stoic Greek philosopher who died in AD 135, reflected on how one should embrace everything that happens in life. Simply put, if it’s out of your hands and you have no control over it, either pass it by or let …

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Florida needs more philosophy majors. here is the proof

A question of philosophy Promotion majors and salutatorians | June 2 As a university professor, I would like to congratulate this year’s high school graduates, including the Classes and Salutatorians of Pinellas County. It was fascinating to see their incoming majors, but I noticed that no one was planning on …

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Saint of the day: Justin Martyr

Saint Justin was born around the year 100, in the Palestinian province of Samaria. His parents followed the pagan Greek religion and raised Justin to do the same, but Justin’s father also provided him with an excellent education in literature and history. Justin was a fervent lover of the truth. …

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Another approach to teaching ethics

Anthony F. LoPresti Anthony F. LoPresti is Associate Professor of Religious and Theological Studies at Salve Regina University. In a recent essay titled “Welcome to My First Class Reunion” (Commentary, April 28), Professor Felicia Nimue Ackerman described how she runs her philosophy classes and concluded her column with a beguiling …

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THE FOOTBALL AND MONEY PHILOSOPHY

European football – or football – is the most popular team sport in the world. Others were far behind. Two reasons for this effect are apparent, namely numbers and simplicity. American football (and rugby), baseball, and cricket can draw as many spectators to stadiums as football, but the rules are …

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