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PowerPoint to Teach Kant's Deontological Ethics

If you teach high school or undergraduate philosophy, there is a good chance that you will devote a bit of time to. To make your life easier, I have recently finished a 30-slide PointPoint presentation that is aesthetically pleasing, well-organized, and covers the main points of his theory. 54 more words

The Epistemological and Ethical Functions of Kant’s Binary and Foucault’s Critique of Critique of the Binary

Introduction

In Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals, Kant famously posits his categorical imperative, asserting that rationality must be respected in itself, for its own sake. 4,793 more words

Essays

Dead White Guys: A Religion

Here’s an article from Slate’s Jamelle Bouie.

I always laugh at Right-leaning thinkers that call themselves “thought criminals” or “rebels” by upholding “classical liberalism”. I don’t know how defending the works of dead white guys that have dominated intellectual thought for over 300 years can be considered “rebellious”. 235 more words

10 Points on the 'Prolegomena To Any Future Metaphysics' by Immanuel Kant

1. The Prolegomena begins with Kant asking his central question that all future metaphysicians will have to answer, that is, is metaphysics as a science possible? 2,424 more words

Philosophy

The Dawn Of Modern Philosophy

“What Makes You So Sure?” by Adam Kirsch. The New Yorker, 9/5/2016 (a book review of The Dream Of Enlightenment by Anthony Gottlieb).

(This has been sitting in my backup pile for quite a while.  901 more words

History

Concerning Knowledge (part 1 of 5)

The following text is from a chapter called “Concerning Knowledge,” from the book Philosophy of the Understanding by Andres Bello. The book can be purchased from Amazon… 737 more words

Philosophy