Machiavelli: Cruelty Well Used

February 21, 2017

One of the questions we might ask Machiavelli is how important is glory as opposed to power? In other words, how do we deal with […]

Applied Philosophy

Why Do Scientists No Longer Study The Soul?

February 9, 2017

Despite its immense importance over the millennia, there is one concept not found in contemporary science or philosophy of mind: the concept of the soul. Why are problems of mind and body still with us, both philosophically and scientifically, while contemporary scientists and philosophers have nothing to say about souls? This lecture considers the history of that vanished concept. […]

American History

Martin Luther King, Jr.: American Prophet

January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr’s, success stemmed from formidable oratory skills sharpened at the pulpit coupled with an intellectual and theological prowess that guided his actions to a stunning […]

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Do Souls Exist?

January 11, 2017

Do souls exist? Professor David Kyle Johnson answers 7 philosophical questions on one of the most discussed subjects in human history. […]

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Applied Philosophy

Should You Be Skeptical of The Insanity Defense?

January 10, 2017

What criteria has to be satisfied to qualify one as insane for purposes of law? Professor Daniel N. Robinson discusses the insanity defense and its many shifting definitions throughout history. […]

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