I have a Ph.D. in philosophy from Temple University, a master's degree in philosophy from Baylor University, and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religious studies from Wingate University. I teach philosophy at several colleges in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas.
We are a talkative people. In this era of mass communication, human beings have never talked more: “social media,” cell phones, texting, email—it is increasingly difficult, almost impossible, to spend much time without communicating to someone or other. However, in […]
It is commonplace for most contemporary commentators to think of the Declaration of Independence as embodying our “national creed.” This in turn explains the equally commonplace description ofAmericaas a “creedal” or “propositional nation.” The idea is this: the Declaration, with […]
Recently, I wrote an article in which I contended that Barack Obama is a “Blackist,” an adherent of “Blackism.” The latter, I explained, is an ideology. As such, it differs in kind from both biology and what has been called […]
Ron Paul will not get his party’s presidential nomination. This much is now for certain. The prize will go to that candidate—Massachusettsliberal Mitt Romney—for whom the GOP leadership and its surrogates in the so-called “conservative” media have been rooting the […]