x Bookmark Welcome one and all to the 159th edition of the Philosophers’ Carnival! To submit your work for the next one, please see the the Philosophers’ Carnival homepage. We have a large and diverse set of entries this time, so gather ’round, step up, step in, and prepare to ponder some philosophical perplexities! more »
x Bookmark An idea regarding charitable giving Jason Zarri Today I had an idea regarding charitable giving that as far as I know hasn’t been implemented, at least on a large scale: Why not have “charity cards”, credit cards which automatically donate a certain percentage of what you spend to charity whenever you more »
x Bookmark Jason Zarri has a new article in Philosophy, Don’t Think of a Square Circle!
x Bookmark On the Announcement of Pope Francis’s first Apostolic Exhortation: Evangelii Gaudium Jason Zarri Has anyone else seen this? I don’t consider myself Catholic, but it’s pretty awesome. Excerpt: “As we open our hearts, the Pope goes on, so the doors of our churches must always be open and the sacraments available to all. more »
x Bookmark Hearing about a Health Outpost set up in the Jungle by Peter Krey My friend Ron Moore and I attended a presentation by Dr. Christopher Herndon M.D. on August 15, 2013 at 7:00pm in the Bone Room on Solano Avenue in Berkeley. His lecture or PowerPoint presentation was called, “Learning from Tribal Healers.” more »
x Bookmark The Concept of a Zombie (Or: On the Postmortem Survival of Conceptual Analysis) (Jason Zarri) It goes without saying that the recent outbreak of brain-eating corpses has been injurious to social order. But in addition to inspiring fear and panic in the man on the street, zombies have proved to be a more »
x Bookmark Jason Zarri has a new article in Philosophy, On the Moral Equality of Humans and Animals.
x Bookmark Jason Zarri Proof that Logic Can Be Fun: Premise 1. If you consider the sub-proof SP, you’ll see that logic can be fun: Premise 2. You consider SP: SP: Sub-premise 1. All valid arguments which have a false conclusion have at least one false premise. Sub-premise 2. more »