Articles tagged 'education'

Announcing the Moral Knowledge Initiative

Article (Christianity, Philosophy)

Day after day we read news stories that underscore the dark impact of the fading of moral knowledge from public view. The 2018 publication of Dallas’s The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge has inspired us to take action toward restoring...

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Degradation of Logical Form

Article (Philosophy)

"Wahrheiten zu entdecken, ist Aufgabe aller Wissenschaften: der Logik kommt es zu, die Gesetze des Wahrseins zu erkennen." G. Frege1 "Dierein-logische Gesetze....aber sind rein theoretische Wahrheiten idealer Art, rein in ihrem Bedeutungsgehalt wurzelnd und nie über ihn hinausgehend....

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Ethical Knowledge in the University Before G. E. Moore

Article (Philosophy)

"THE PROBLEM AND THE CHALLENGE: The lack of coherent and observed societal ethics, revealed by business and other scandals, challenges our culture to consider the role of education in responding to the current ethics crisis." John Mearsheimer on the University...

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Foreword: Christianity in the Academy

Foreword/Intro/Afterword (Christianity)

The unceasing human problem that lies back of the historical contrast between Athens and Jerusalem is the problem of finding an adequate basis in knowledge for life.  Stated another way, it is the problem of dealing with reality in...

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Happy Graduation from Amoral University

Article (Christianity)

Professor Willard’s Advice to Graduates: This interview is published on the To The Source web site.

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How Reason Can Survive The Modern University: The Moral Foundations Of Rationality

Article (Christianity, Philosophy)

When I speak of reason surviving the modern university, I refer to reason as a living, social practice. Reason as a human faculty or as a mental function, and all that essentially pertains to it, is perhaps in no danger....

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Observations on Current Leadership Issues in Higher Education

Article (Christianity)

Several profoundly significant facts characterize Christian and other institutions of higher education at the present time: Administrative leadership is disconnected from what is taught as 'knowledge'.  The situation in higher education today is one where existing institutions, both Christian...

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Where Is Moral Knowledge?

Article (Christianity)

We live in a day of moral bewilderment and confusion. It is not the first time this kind of thing has happened.  A social critic named “Isaiah” described his time as one in which the populace was...

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