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Thinking in School

Nicholas Tampio discusses the dangers of the Common Core program and appeals to Arendt's concept of natality as a way to help education once again teach students how to think for themselves. Posted on 19 January 2015 | 10:00 am

Joseph Joubert on Thinking

French moralist and essayist Joseph Joubert provides this week's Thoughts on Thinking. Posted on 10 December 2014 | 10:00 am

The Wonder That Man Endures

“The wonder that man endures or which befalls him cannot be related in words because it is too general for words….That this speechless wonder is the beginning of philosophy became axiomatic for both Plato and Aristotle.” -Hannah Arendt, “Philosophy and Politics” Aristotle had told us that philosophy begins in thaumázein–  θαυμάζειν –“to wonder, marvel, be…Read more The Wonder That Man Endures Posted on 11 March 2013 | 4:15 pm

Voltaire on Thinking

  “Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire Posted on 13 November 2012 | 9:17 am