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They Cracked This 250-Year-Old Code, and Found a Secret Society Inside | Danger Room | Wired.com

They Cracked This 250-Year-Old Code, and Found a Secret Society Inside | Danger Room | Wired.com | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
For nearly 250 years, this book concealed the arcane rituals of an ancient order. But cracking the code only deepened the mystery.
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Learning new lessons

Learning new lessons | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
TOP-QUALITY teaching, stringent admissions criteria and impressive qualifications allow the world’s best universities to charge mega-fees: over $50,000 for a year...
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Phineas Upham and the Philosophy Book Review Announce New Philosophy Education Initiative for Developing Nations

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 Writer Phineas Upham and the Philosophy Book Review are collaborating to create a brand new outreach program entitled “Philosophy United Initiative,” which seeks to bring philosophy writing to...
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A Brief History of Analytic Philosophy: from Russell to Rawls // Reviews // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews is an electronic, peer-reviewed journal that publishes timely reviews of scholarly philosophy books.
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Philosophy lessons key to school's SATs success - Telegraph

Philosophy lessons key to school's SATs success - Telegraph | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
Philosophy lessons have a London primary school record the top SATs test scores in England for the second year in a row, the school's headmistress claimed today.
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December 14, 2012 ~ Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

December 14, 2012 ~ Same-Sex Marriage and the Supreme Court | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
“A state may enforce and dissolve a couple’s marriage, but it cannot sanctify or bless it,” according to a New York judge in one of the same-sex marriage cases the High Court will review next year.
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What Happens When You Lock Scientists And Philosophers In A Room Together - Forbes

What Happens When You Lock Scientists And Philosophers In A Room Together - Forbes | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
VideoYou won't be able to digest all these discussions in a single day or even a single week, but Cal Tech physicist and blogger Sean Carroll has posted the videos from his recent Moving Naturalism Forward workshop.
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Video Lectures – Between Deleuze and Foucault Conference @ Purdue 2012

Video Lectures – Between Deleuze and Foucault Conference @ Purdue 2012 | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
Between Deleuze and Foucault Conference at Purdue University November 30 – December 1, 2012 List of Presentations (20 min presentation + 20min Q&A per paper) All regular sessions will be [...]...
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Jamming About the Mind at Qualia Fest

Jamming About the Mind at Qualia Fest | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
In its third year, Qualia Fest, a gathering of musically inclined philosophers and neuroscientists, will continue to promote the overlap of theorists and practical researchers through music.
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Competition: who's your favourite philosopher? | OUPblog

Competition: who's your favourite philosopher? | OUPblog | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
To celebrate the publication of our second Philosophy Bites book, Philosophy Bites Back, authors Nigel Warburton and David Edmonds have released a 39 minute podcast episode of a wide range of philosophers answering the question 'Who's Your...
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Take First-Class Philosophy Lectures Anywhere with Free Oxford Podcasts

Take First-Class Philosophy Lectures Anywhere with Free Oxford Podcasts | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
When someone develops an interest in philosophy, good luck trying to keep them away from it. They'll find the stuff anywhere.
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WHAT DO PHILOSOPHERS BELIEVE? | More Intelligent Life

WHAT DO PHILOSOPHERS BELIEVE? | More Intelligent Life | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
And what do people ask them in mid-air? Anthony Gottlieb decodes an unusual opinion poll ...
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Philosophy | Academic Writing Job on Elance

Philosophy | Academic Writing  Job on Elance | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
View the 'Philosophy' job on Elance. Or post your own job to receive job proposals from our 1.8 million rated and tested freelance professionals. (Philosophy | Elance Job: I need someone to help me to understand better about the text.
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The Royal Institute of Philosophy -

The Royal Institute of Philosophy - | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
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It's too bad the US doesn't value philosophy as much as the UK. We need a program like this. 

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If You're Serious About Ideas, Get Serious About Blogging

If You're Serious About Ideas, Get Serious About Blogging | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
Writing is still the best medium for demonstrating expertise on the web.
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The False Promise of the Education Revolution - College, Reinvented - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The False Promise of the Education Revolution - College, Reinvented - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
Popular "disruptions" have the buzz but might put higher education out of reach for those students who need traditional instruction the most.
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The 4 Job Skills Most Likely To Land You a Great Job - Forbes

The 4 Job Skills Most Likely To Land You a Great Job - Forbes | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
Here are the (surprising) skills you most need in order to get hired in 2013.
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Stone Links: Scientism and the Future of Philosophy

Stone Links: Scientism and the Future of Philosophy | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
In this week's links: The rise of "scientism" and philosophy's identity crisis, the challenge of doing philosophy for video, and more.
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Nigel Warburton on Introductions to Philosophy

Nigel Warburton on Introductions to Philosophy | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
How should we live? What is the nature of reality? Should pro golfers be allowed to use carts?
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Louis Menand: The End of Homework?

Louis Menand: The End of Homework? | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
In a recent speech, Francois Holland, the President of France, announced his intention to abolish homework for all primary- and middle-school students.
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The flipped academic: turning higher education on its head

The flipped academic: turning higher education on its head | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
Inform first, publish later – Claire Shaw meets a new school of 'embedded' academics who believe in community engagement before citations. Welcome to the flipped academy
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Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog: Advocating for philosophy and its public perception

All too often, philosophy is seen by the public, the government, and colleges and universities themselves as expendable—easy targets for funding cuts. This belief is misguided and sets us down a troubling path.
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5 ways journalists are using Pinterest | Poynter.

5 ways journalists are using Pinterest | Poynter. | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
Standing for journalism, strengthening democracy | Journalism training, media news & how to's...
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Is Free Speech at Harvard In Danger?

Is Free Speech at Harvard In Danger? | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
A recent incident suggests administrators might be more concerned about ugly words than the underlying problems they were intending to satirize...
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Unlocking Human Potential: The Cost of Conflating Potential and Performance | ED.gov Blog

Unlocking Human Potential: The Cost of Conflating Potential and Performance | ED.gov Blog | Philosophy and Such | Scoop.it
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