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Philosophy is traditionally defined as the love of wisdom, the ability to think well about the foundations of human action, the nature of reality and the purposes and priorities of life.

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The Mysterious Timelessness of Math...Arezoo Islami on Philosophy Talk!

Math is a really useful subject—at least, that's what your parents and teachers told you. But math also leads to scenarios, like Zeno's paradoxes, that seem to inspire skepticism. So why do we...

David Landy in Conversation

Dr. Landy was interviewed by Laureano Ralón for Figure/ Ground on September 1st, 2021. The conversation centered around - you guessed it! - the interrelationships between Kant, Hume, and...

IIT’s Scientific Counter-Revolution: A Neuroscientific Theory’s Physical and Metaphysical Implications

Dr. James Blackmon's co-authored article with Dr. Francis Fallon appears in this month's issue of the interdisciplinary science journal, Entropy. ...