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Uncertainty of Communication Interpreting Global Social Media Communication in a Way of Philosophy of Science

by Dong Chao

This paper attempts to jump out of the original interpretation framework of social science and to explain new communication phenomena in a novel way of philosophy of science. The paper believes that the development...


A Liberal Theory of Practical Morality

by Earl Spurgin

Moral issues and questions abound in daily life. Media outlets frequently raise awareness of many, such as those concerning individuals’ right to privacy. The same venues seldom, if ever, raise awareness of...


You and Your Profile

by Hans-Georg Moeller & Paul J. D'Ambrosio

More and more, we present ourselves and encounter others through profiles. A profile shows us not as we are seen directly but how we are perceived by a broader public. As we observe how others observe us, we...


Smoke Hole

by Martin Shaw

"With potent, lyrical language and a profound knowledge of storytelling, Shaw encourages and illuminates the mythic in our own lives. He is a modern-day bard." – Madeline Miller, author of Circe and The...


Curiosity

by Buckley F.H.

Curiosity is the instinct that prompts us to act, and a book about curiosity should tell us how to live. This is the first to do so, with its twelve rules for life.

While a fatal sin in Eden, curiosity is a necessary...


Seen and Not Heard

by Jana Mohr Lone

How might society benefit if children were recognized as independent thinkers, capable of seeing clearly and contributing in valuable ways to our world? How would children’s lives change if what they said...


The Pandemic

by Kathryn Rose & Peter Trex

Explore the questions our own human history evokes. Humanity doesn?t know enough about our own history and as a result we are set to fail as a species. We measure our ancestors by our curent understanding of...


Testimony

by Paul W. Kahn

On her seventy-fifth birthday, the author's mother confessed to an affair more than three decades past. His father's response was unforgiving. Her need to confess met his limitless rage. She acted out of love;...


Individual Respect Is a Language Everyone Can Understand

by Joe McNeill

This book asks the question ?How are we going to get to a world more-so of free interacting fellow individual people and less-so of restricted groups intrinsically apart from one another? We don?t live in a...


Shame, Fame, and the Technological Mentality

by Dustin Peone

In Shame, Fame, and the Technological Mentality, Dustin Peone interrogates the modern human condition. Peone argues that shame and fear are constitutive of social order, but that these affects have been undermined...


Shame, Fame, and the Technological Mentality

by Dustin Peone

In Shame, Fame, and the Technological Mentality, Dustin Peone interrogates the modern human condition. Peone argues that shame and fear are constitutive of social order, but that these affects have been undermined...


The New Despotism

by Bulent Diken

Ours is a post-political society that cannot imagine radical change; a ‘one dimensional’ society in which politics is reduced to economic concerns. Paradoxically, however, everybody today is subjected to...


The American Tragedy of COVID-19

by Naomi Zack

The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is a classic tragedy of destruction following errors in judgment Naomi Zack presents social and political aspects of this disaster as it unfolded in public health through...


Open Borders

by Silvia Benso & Antonio Calcagno

Offers a dialogue about the future of the nature of the human, technology, metaphysical foundations, globalization, and social and political oppression.

In order to create a greater dialogue between new and emerging...


Reading Wiredu

by Barry Hallen

Reading Wiredu is the first comprehensive overview of the philosophical thought of Kwasi Wiredu. Born in Ghana in 1931, Wiredu, an important observer and critic of philosophy generally, remains an original and...


How to Find the Right Words

by Life of School The & Alain Botton

Twenty case studies explaining how to gently deliver a range of life’s most awkward messages while causing minimal harm.

Life constantly requires us to give other people some hugely awkward messages: that we...


Surfing and the Philosophy of Sport

by Daniel Brennan

Surfing and the Philosophy of Sport uses the insights gained through an analysis of the sport of surfing to explore key questions and discourses within the philosophy of sport. As surfing has been practiced...


Innocent Subjects

by Terese Jonsson

In a time of intensified global white supremacist and patriarchal violence, anti-racist feminist movements and analyses have never been more vital. Women of colour are at the forefront of these struggles worldwide...


Hip-Hop as Philosophical Text and Testimony

by Lissa Skitolsky

Hip-hop as survivor testimony? Rhymes as critical text? Drawing on her own experiences as a lifelong hip-hop head and philosophy professor, Lissa Skitolsky reveals the existential power of hip-hop to affect...


Progressive Anonymity

by Naomi Zack

Naomi Zack critiques identity politics and argues that both political and social identities should not enter democratic government. She proposes evidence-based government by anonymous stakeholders, without preference...