Tagged: questions

Why philosophy won’t go away

Are you living an examined life? No, really, are you? In between texting while walking, daydreaming while note-taking, scrolling while sleeping, and sleeping while strolling, are you living an examined life? It’s ok if you are not. Few are. But it’s an important question to ask oneself, and that’s why philosophy matters. Clancy Martin, in […]

Explaining Nietzsche and Existentialism to 5-Year-Olds

Relating to CC202′s study of Friedrich Nietzsche is an excellent and amusing attempt to explain his existentialism to a group of 5-year-olds. Here is the video: For more information, visit bit.ly/108bPAL.

‘Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here?’ by Mark Edmundson

In this essay, an important question is asked. Edmundson discusses what real education is, and how one must fight to obtain it and retain it. Here is an excerpt: Your professors will give you some fine books to read, and they’ll probably help you understand them. What they won’t do, for reasons that perplex me, […]