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“Philosophers in Conversation” – Editted by Samuel Phineas Upham

By Samuel Phineas Upham Today’s blog post is going to be about a “Philosophers in Conversation: Interviews from the Harvard Review of Philosophy,” a book I edited while an undergraduate student at Harvard University. It contains thirteen interviews with contemporary philosophers, including Hilary Putnam, W.V. Quine, Michael Sandel, Cornel West, and Umberto Eco, to name a few. In “Philosophers in...

Thoughts on Progress

by Samuel Phineas Upham I recently re-read an essay called “Rethinking Progress: A Kantian Perspective” by Marc Schattenmann. It was included in my book Space of Love and Garbage. Marc Schattenmann is Associate Director of the Public Policy School Project at the University of Erfrot, Germany. He was a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at Harvard during the 1999–2000 academic year. He is...

Researchers Find How and Where Imagination Happens in Brain

By Samuel Phineas Upham Humans have the unique ability to come up with new ideas, create art, and manipulate images. In other words, they have an imagination. Yet up until recently, scientists and philosophers have only been able to use their imagination to guess where the human imagination comes from. But a new study conducted by researchers from Dartmouth just might have found the answer. E Science News reports...

All We Need Is a Paradigm

By Samuel Phineas Upham “All We Need Is a Paradigm,” includes fourteen philosophical essays on topics such as economics, physics, mathematics, and music. I edited the book and was Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Review of Philosophy; the book was published by the journal in 2009. In this volume of philosophical essays, our authors productively tackle important questions about the world in ways one would not...

The Space of Love and Garbage

By Samuel Phineas Upham Hubert Dreyfus is one of the brilliant contemporary philosophers selected to be featured in “The Space of Love and Garbage,” a book which collects for the first time in one place twenty of the most outstanding works from the Harvard Review of Philosophy. Hubert Dreyfus is Professor of Philosophy in the graduate school at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests...

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