One of the five paintings of Extermination of Evil portrays Sendan Kendatsuba, one of the eight guardians of Buddhist law, banishing evil.
I recently received a letter from a former student who was trying to defend the necessity of evil. She wondered: “can there be goodness without badness?” Continue reading Must Evil Exist? No
What is the value of philosophy? To this question, we propose some possible answers. Continue reading The Value of Philosophy
I have taught out of several hundred philosophy books in my college teaching career. One textbook, Philosophy: An Introduction to the Art of Wondering, had a prelude with a futuristic photo of a spaceship, missile launching, or futuristic house Continue reading Philosophy & Wonder
This brief video does a good job of answering its title question. Continue reading What Is Philosophy For?