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"well, when I took intro to philosophy the first pieces we read were from Plato's Republic, and everyone instantly feel in love with Socrates' character. I think it was his personality and the kind of values he exhibited that we used as a…"
I'm an undergraduate student at the University of Windsor
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Since I'm only in undergrad, my interests are still pretty broad. I really love Heidegger and Spinoza, and I am curious about a few things I have learned from the informal logicians at my school, particularly visual argumentation. I'm also interested in philosophy of education. The reason i would like to join this network is because I am very concerned about the public perception of philosophy. I feel the general public is missing out on an opportunity to better understand their own life. That's why I serve as president of the philosophy club and philosophy department rep, represent our department at many open houses and I have even started a project where I put together a display about philosophical topics every semester in the philosophy department hallway. I really want to see philosophy integrated with society, not just isolated in a university office. I could go on for quite some time, but those are the general reasons why I am interested and I'd love to supply more detail if you want to send me an email. (also, I can appreciate you might have reservations because I am only an undergraduate student, but I do plan on continuing to get an MA and eventually a PhD)
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