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Episode 151 – “The Encounter”

Even under the best of circumstances, people are remarkable resistant to revising their beliefs when faced with new evidence. Harman (1984) reports that subjects who were given information about the results of studies of their aptitude for science and music, … Continue reading

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Episode 106 – “He’s Alive”

In introductory philosophy classes, it is common for students to push back against the idea that there might be absolute truths about what’s right and wrong, or about anything else. How could a truth be anything more than that, just … Continue reading

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