Tuesday, February 16, 2016

More from me at philpercs

On the strange idea that jobs you don't get are usually ones you are better off without and the surprisingly common idea that taking a (single) course will give people a skill or virtue they currently lack, e.g. critical thinking, writing, ethics.  

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wittgenstein quiz

This OUP quiz is from last year but I've just discovered it today. Hint: you won't get the questions all right if you think Wittgenstein made a significant contribution to the philosophy of religion.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Meanwhile, at philpercs...

I have some thoughts about "Bad Wittgenstein," i.e. bad uses of things Wittgenstein said. I also have some comments about Catholic sexual ethics in which I manage, it seems to me, to be right but still lose the debate.