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. […]

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History

A History of British India: The Torch Podcast

February 6, 2017

On this episode of The Torch, host Ed Leon and professor Hayden Bellenoit discuss the complicated and tumultuous British rule of India. Listen in as they examine the global saga of colonialism and imperialism, including the clashing interests of commerce, culture, and sovereignty that it created. […]

A History of British India
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A History of British India

February 6, 2017

In the 24 engrossing lectures of A History of British India, Professor Hayden J. Bellenoit of the U.S. Naval Academy, a highly respected expert on colonial India, leads you on a panoramic excursion into the history of British rule of the subcontinent and its repercussions. With a keen focus on the politics and economics of the period, Professor Bellenoit digs deeply into both the British and the Indian points of view, providing a wealth of information and insights that will be new to many in the West. […]

"The Triumph of Death" - Pieter Bruegel the Elder, c. 1562. Located in the Museo del Prado in Madrid.
Philosophy

Does Evil Have a Purpose in Life?

January 19, 2017

By James Hall, Ph.D, University of Richmond What is the purpose of evil? Why does it exist? The most widely cited theodicy for human evil relies […]

Business and Economics

Fisher and Price: The Original Growth Stock Investors

January 12, 2017

Growth stocks have the potential to go up 1000% or more from inception. Occasionally, you’ll find a growth stock in the bargain-basement bin. But, usually, it’s up to you to make the assessment that a growth stock will keep growing. […]

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Philosophy

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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