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Szasz On The Myth Of Mental Illness

This semester, in my Landmarks in Philosophy class, I used Thomas Szasz‘s The Myth of Mental Illness as one of the three texts on the reading list (The other two were Mary Wollstonecraft’s… 474 more words

Philosophy

Ponderous Walrus Ponders: What does it all mean?

What does it all mean?

Can everything mean something in particular?  What do walruses mean? 

What does this pondering walrus mean to you right now?    51 more words

Philosophy

The Chair in the Other Room: Description & Prescription, Philosophy & Action

Suppose that I tell you, “There is a chair in the other room.”  Is this a description of what already is, or a prescription for what should be done? 642 more words

Subjectivity