It has been a trying few months as I had major shoulder surgery in June and was unable to use my right arm and hand for at least four months. I fell behind on some things such as editing and uploading audio and video from past lectures. I hope to catch up on some of... Continue Reading →
Earlier this semester I had the joy of sitting down with Brandon, my former student and classmate at ASU, to talk about life, publishing, and Retrieval Philosophy. You can check out our discussion on the Inkledeux Podcast.
I had the privilege of speaking with Joshua Herring on the What's the Res Podcast last weekend. We talked about the role of reason in the aftermath of the postmodern turn in philosophy, Plato, Aristotle, Nietzsche, Public Philosophy, and a lot more!
Happy New Year! 2018 was a big year for local philosophy. The PVCC Public Philosophy lecture series hosted nine public lectures. In addition to the PVCC lecture series, I participated in the ASU Philosophy Out West lecture series and the GCC God and Truth panel discussion. Audio recordings of lectures from 2018 may be found... Continue Reading →
My book, Retrieving Knowledge: A Socratic Response to Skepticism, is available in paperback! It went to #1 in New Releases for Epistemology in the ebook format. Let's get it to #1 in New Releases in paperback. You can order it through the link on Public Philosophy Press, or through Amazon or Barnes and Noble.
https://youtu.be/l5rWx9bzPwc Here is an outline of my talk on Socrates and the Sophists. Audio recording of the talk
Here is an outline of my talk on "What is Knowledge?" as part of the PVCC Public Philosophy series on May 30, 2018. Listen to audio recording of the talk here.
Critical thinking is a virtue that we recognize as supremely necessary as we are inundated with greater amounts of information. We want our university graduates to be independent and critical thinkers. The words "critical thinking" seem to be on the lips of many in the field of education. What do we mean by "critical thinking?"... Continue Reading →
Retrieval Philosophy is the study of the history of philosophy as a means to addressing contemporary philosophical problems. Retrieval philosophy (Ret PHI) uses the history of philosophy to bring concepts and figures from the philosophical past into dialogue with philosophical problems of the present. Ret PHI is a movement within the discipline of philosophy. It... Continue Reading →