Philosophy

Fall/16

Excerpt from Greetings from Utopia Park: Surviving a Transcendent Childhood by Claire Hoffman, AMʼ05.

Fall/16

The Transcendental Meditation movement’s goals were utopian but life for its followers wasn’t always blissful, Claire Hoffman, AM’05, writes in a new memoir.

Summer/16

Martha C. Nussbaum argues a culture of rage and retribution is harming American society.

11.16.2015

Philosophy professor Candace Vogler is on the case.

July–Aug/15

A religion professor parses the moral language of modern diets.

July–Aug/15

William Wimsatt follows ideas where they lead—and takes his students with him.

03.20.2015

How to enhance life—and dessert.
July–Aug/14

Philosopher Irad Kimhi teaches unhappiness in his own way.

May/53

From our print archive: Ernest Hemingway's positive sources of satisfaction and happiness.

May–June/14

Philosopher Jesse Prinz, PhD’97, trains a skeptical eye on biological accounts of our behavior, beliefs, and emotions.

Nov–Dec/13

Joshua Mitchell, PhD’89, reflects on how students from Washington to Iraq differ in their understanding of Tocqueville’s “lonely man” in the democratic age.

May–June/13

A justice, a judge, a philosopher, and an English professor