Monthly Archives: August 2009

Gotta read some Dewey

“Philosophy recovers itself when it ceases to be a device for dealing with the problems of philosophers and becomes a method, cultivated by philosophers, for dealing with the problems of men.” – John Dewey, quoted by Menand, Metaphysical Club.

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Core features of naturalism?

I’m working on a paper on whether Nz is a naturalist, so I’ve been forced to think about what naturalism is. I don’t think it’s enough to simply say “it’s the denial of supernatural stuff” (since then I need to … Continue reading

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