But … Socialist Party in France. What the more seemingly ideological voters generally do is learn what their party says it stands for and then say they agree. Web resource: Hubert Dreyfus's Home Page. In this view, McDowell sees philosophy as therapeutic, with its goal being to sooth and dissolve philosophical error, to Her open confrontation with another feminist philosopher of a different school of thought, Judith Butler, in the later 90s made history and, in the end, promoted the feminist cause to new heights. Kwame Anthony Appiah was born in London, grew up in Ghana, received his Ph.D. from Clare College, Cambridge, and currently is a Professor with the NYU Department of Philosophy and the NYU School of Law. Harman's work has primarily focused on metaphysics and ontology, and he has been influential as a key figure in speculative realism and the development of object oriented ontology. Sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies, The 3 keys to solving complex global problems, Slow Down Your Brain to Get More Done, with Steven Kotler, He is also a frequent Big Think contributor, He also has very many interesting interviews with Big Think. If you are one of the almost 76 million Americans who voted for Biden, what should you make of the almost 72 million Americans who voted for Trump? Susan Haack received her Ph.D. from Cambridge in 1972, and is currently a Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami. “We are responsible not only for what we do but also for what we could have prevented.”. And more than 70 million citizens cast a vote for a man who quite openly tried to bring down our democratic system. Many thanks to these authors for participating in this post on such short notice. Victory came late indeed; the frost of anxiety having crept over us once more. He was Professor of African-American Studies at Princeton until 2011, and is currently Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at the Union Theological Seminary in New York City. The good news is that Joe Biden has won the presidency with a record 75,404,182 votes as of the time I type this. As an undergraduate, Allan Gibbard studied mathematics and physics, before earning a Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard in 1971, and holds the position of Richard B. Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Web resource: Christine Korsgaard's Home Page. In this edition of Philosophers On, political philosophers address these and related matters. People are looking for a guide through these very uncertain times.”, With the world in flux, from political turmoil to extreme climate disasters, people may be turning to philosophy to guide them through uncertain times (Credit: Getty Images). The institution of the rule of law can’t stop us, since that is a practice that we might—with a nudge from a few pioneers of lawlessness—simply give up in a change of heart.
Another gruesome detail – the shaft of what was likely a diamond-shaped "bodkin" arrow probably fractured the skull even more as it was pulled back through the head on its way out.
While we already had evidence of medieval arrows with fletching, which made them spin for the sake of stability and accuracy, this may be the first finding of arrows being fletched to make them spin clockwise, reports Ars Technica.
This approach is similar to what we find in guns of today, with the researchers, led by Oliver Creighton from the University of Exeter, writing "Notably, gun manufacturers have historically rifled barrels so that bullets spin in the same—clockwise—direction." This theory has been controversial, as his critics claim that it undermines one's claims about their own thought contents. The first is to see Trump supporters—or at least many of them—as bad like Trump: as people who are racist, or xenophobic, or sexist, or don’t mind that Trump is; people who spent four years saying “fuck your feelings”; people who don’t mind Trump’s willingness to make up electoral fraud and to disregard norms of law and democracy; people who ignore or embrace Trump’s cruelties, collusions, corruptions, and crimes. The Senate is likely to remain in the hands of the representatives of the least populous states. Trump’s 2016 victory was shocking to many, and his administration has been a remarkably continuous assault on normal expectations for presidential leadership, competence, responsibility, and humanity. I also expect some of these supporters will turn to violence in the weeks, months, and years ahead.