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Using The Deviant Philosopher This Fall

by Kelly Epley and Seth Robertson It’s that time of year when many of us are finalizing, or starting to finalizing (or finalizing to start) our...
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Teach Graduate Students How To Teach

by Jessey Wright and Melissa Jacquart There are two important aspects to professional academic work: academic research and course instruction. In a graduate program, coursework...
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Building a Philosophical Playground

by Amy Leask I spend most of my working days in the company of an eight-year-old cartoon girl with crazy pigtails, and her robot sidekick....
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The Teaching Workshop: Digital Tools for Learning in Philosophy

Welcome again to The Teaching Workshop, where your questions related to pedagogy are answered. Have a question? Send it to PhilTeacherWorkshop@gmail.com, or participate in...
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Some Students Are Satanists: Religion in the Philosophy Classroom

by Marc Bobro Religion may or may not be “the opium of the people,” as Karl Marx famously wrote, but students certainly like to talk about...
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The Deviant Philosopher – A Teaching Resource

by Seth Robertson In a wonderful keynote address at the Harvard East Asia Society Graduate Conference this year, Professor Michael Puett warned against the dangers of...

APA Newsletters, Spring 2017 Edition – Part One

The latest edition of the APA newsletters was posted online recently. In case you haven’t had a chance to check them out yet, I’m...
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How Teachers Succeed

by Steven M. Cahn What are the fundamentals of pedagogic success? The essence is contained in three strategic concepts. The first is commonly referred to as...
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The Teaching Workshop: Why Philosophy is a Good Introduction to Science

Another thing we can do to improve our pedagogy, along with reflecting on our failures, is to experiment. For this week, we have an...

“Psychiatry and the Humanities”: Postgraduate Course in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal

By Vincenzo Di Nicola As contemporary psychiatry works through the current version of our identity crisis, some leaders in my field argue for a more...