Students of Philosophy Association, Concordia University

Philosophy Student Outreach Proposal

Philosophy Student Outreach Proposal Spencer Bailey [Comments in red are in regard to the presentation of this document to the faculty Undergraduate Committee.. - rs] Preamble: The goal of this proposal is to raise awareness about some of the difficulties first year students may have and to suggest two essential ways that they may be addressed. [...]

Henry D. Aiken – The Rise of Analytic Philosophy in England

From: William Barrett and Henry D. Aiken, Philosophy in the Twentieth Century, (New York: Random House, 1962) The Rise of Analytic Philosophy in England Introduction 1. At the turn of the twentieth century, English philosophy was largely under the domination of the English exponents of absolute idealism, T. H. Green, Bernard Bosanquet, and, above all, [...]

PSA Essay Contest

The Philosophy Students Association is pleased to issue a call for papers for its first annual essay contest. The contest is open to any Concordia student enrolled in an undergraduate class in philosophy. There are no topical provisos, however, papers written for a current class in philosophy will be favoured. Evaluation will be by blinded [...]

Xenophon – Hiero

or “The Tyrant” A Discourse on Despotic Rule Trans. H. G. Dakyns (January, 1998) Xenophon the Athenian was born 431 B.C. He was a pupil of Socrates. He marched with the Spartans, and was exiled from Athens. Sparta gave him land and property in Scillus, where he lived for many years before having to move [...]

John Stuart Mill – Utilitarianism

Chapter 1 General Remarks THERE ARE few circumstances among those which make up the present condition of human knowledge, more unlike what might have been expected, or more significant of the backward state in which speculation on the most important subjects still lingers, than the little progress which has been made in the decision of [...]

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