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Mornin’ Playtonics,

Last week I wrote about the New York Time’s exclusive online opinion series ‘The Stone.’ Well, since the blog’s first post, What Is a Philosopher?, it appears that a number of blogs and websites have launched criticism at both the article and the series’ moderator, Simon Critchley. (more…)

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Mornin’ Playtonics,

If you are like me and enjoy a daily dose of philosophy, you’re going to love The Time’s new  exclusive online opinion series ‘The Stone.’ According to the homepage for ‘The Stone,’ it “feature the writings of contemporary philosophers on issues both timely and timeless — art, war, ethics, gender, popular culture and more.” Furthermore, “The series moderator is Simon Critchley, chair of philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York, who introduces The Stone tonight with an examination of the question, What Is a Philosopher? In coming weeks, The Stone will include contributions from a rotating group of philosophers, including Nancy Bauer, Jay Bernstein, Arthur C. Danto, Todd May, Nancy Sherman, Peter Singer and others.” Check out the homepage here and except to hear a lot more about this opinion series from the PD staff.

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