7 min read · 2020-05-12 · It’s not often that a paper that attempts to take down an entire field. Yet, this past January, that’s precisely what University of New Hampshire assistant philosophy professor Subrena Smith’s paper…
6 min read · 2020-09-30 · Musical thinking offers a means for composing our lives and a philosophical foundation that embraces both sound and silence
We might not ordinarily say to ourselves, let’s modulate, or let’s change key, but every day we unconsciously conduct our lives as a musical composition, a symphonic masterpiece, an anthem, or a slice of hip-hop.
Composers have one advantage. They control the ending.
~17 min read · Feb 5th · Psychology and neuroscience are such rapidly growing fields of research, it’s easy to get confused. If you’ve sometimes been scratching your head trying to figure out who does what, this guide is for…
Abnormal psychology is the study of unusual patterns of behavior, thoughts, or emotions. While older traditions defined “deviant behavior”, modern abnormal psychology uses concepts such as statistical abnormality and psychometric abnormality to determine whether a pattern is truly abnormal.
Behavioral psychology studies and analyses observable behavior of humans and animal species
contrast, the goal of clinical psychology is to reduce the distress and improve the psychological well-being of patients
~15 min read · From 2019 · For five decades Anglophone political philosophy has been dominated by the liberal egalitarianism of John Rawls. With liberalism in crisis, have these ideas outlived their time?
4 min read · Jan 6th · What ideas come to mind when you hear the word “Epicurean”? Probably: wine snob, gourmet cooking, foppish, superficial, idle, frivolous, decadent, selfish and, of course, pleasure-seeking. Pleasure –…