Month August 2021

Bits of Laughing Matter (guest post)

I am not an atheist or an agnostic but an acrostic. The whole thing puzzles me.—George Carlin I was walking down Fifth Avenue today and I found a wallet, and I was gonna keep it, rather than return it, but…

Joseph Koterski (1953-2021)

Fordham has posted an obituary here. Dr. Koterski, a Jesuit priest, worked on topics in Catholic philosophy and the history of philosophy, especially Medieval philosophy. He was editor-in-chief of International Philosophical Quarterly. You can browse some of his publications here.…

Academic Freedom & COVID-Related Topics

Via Keith Whittington (Princeton), we learn of the University of Iowa’s policy. According to it, faculty are not allowed to ask students to wear masks in their classroom or office, nor allowed to ask whether students have been vaccinated. Nor…