The two philosophers will flex their intellectual prowess when they go head to head later this month.
Dealing with the unknown is something everyone struggles with, but should we?
If the government is going to teach for standardized testing, why not teach philosophy and critical thinking alongside?
Many people think about religion in a black-and-white way. Believers say that religion is the only way to save yourself and get to paradise. They believe that religion is wholly good. Atheists believe that religion is a lie, stymies thinking and poisons science. They believe religion is inherently bad. After attending an evangelical church for a
Philosophy in the Community is a monthly discussion series organized by the Department of Philosophy at the University of Saskatchewan. At this month’s talk on Jan. 11, along with the free coffee, irony brewed thick when Eric Dayton presented the lecture, “Atheist Spirituality: An Oxymoron?” Dayton is the head of the Department of Philosophy at
As yet another academic year begins at the University of Saskatchewan, the Sheaf has put together three unique perspectives on the fundamental question that many individuals on campus may be asking themselves: why are we here?
Sarah Hoffman, head of the philosophy department, recently gave a talk entitled “Pornography: Speech and Meaning” as part of the Sexualities and Gender Discussion Series 2010, an attempt to debunk certain feminist theories about pornography.