Wed 16 Jun, 2010 07:49 am - Take graduate level courses, publish in well-respected philosophy journals, defend a Ph.D. dissertation, attain a tenure-track position at a university or respected college, attend philosophical... (view)
Sun 13 Jun, 2010 06:40 am - That's right, Mill was one of the few classical philosophers to marry, eh?
Plato, Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, Scotus, Ockham, Descartes, Spinoza, Locke, Hume, Kant, and Wittgenstein were... (view)
Sun 13 Jun, 2010 06:22 am - Kant is very dry, but I liked the Prolegomena and Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone.
Now JS Mill was a good writer and made me think hard about society, as Hobbes and Rawls did too. (view)
Fri 11 Jun, 2010 08:46 am - One might argue that one would learn critical thinking and analysis in more practical humanities/social science disciplines than philosophy. Economics, Politics, and Psychology require similar... (view)
Thu 10 Jun, 2010 11:27 pm - Well yeah I guess I was being pragmatic about it. A lot of people have to try hard to find a good job, much less a dream job. Networking, going to job fairs, meeting employers, volunteering are all... (view)
Thu 10 Jun, 2010 10:55 pm - If you're interested in structuralism and postmodernism, short answer is to begin with Saussure. If you're interested in the philosophical milieu preceding postmodernism; Kant, Hegel,... (view)