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George Healy
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George Healy commented on Nate Klemp's group Philosophy as an Art of Living
"My leaning is to consider philosophy to be something similar to but radically different from other modes of enquiry.  Philosophy questions reality at the most fundamental level and in so doing addresses the most basic assumptions and frameworks…"
Jul 28, 2011
George Healy commented on Nate Klemp's group Philosophy as an Art of Living
"I asked b/c I felt it needed clarification but wasn't ready to do the work myself.  Now, purely intellectual could mean a priori as in mathematics or logic - just an exploration of reason without regard for anything empirical.  I…"
Jun 26, 2011
George Healy commented on Nate Klemp's group Philosophy as an Art of Living
"Quick question:  what is meant by "a purely intellectual discipline"?"
Jun 25, 2011
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"Currently working on an article treating the metaphysical cosmology of CS Peirce"
Jun 25, 2011
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Jun 22, 2011
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Continental Philosophy as Public Philosophy

For members of SPEP and other continental philosophers who want collaborate on public philosophy projects and/or discuss the public relevance of various schools of continental philosophy
Jun 21, 2011
George Healy joined Nate Klemp's group
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Philosophy as an Art of Living

Group explores philosophy as a way of being in the world.
Jun 21, 2011
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Pedagogy: Public Philosophy in the Classroom

A discussion about higher education and the role of philosophy in it, as well as strategies, methods, and tools for teaching philosophy and critical thinking in the university and elsewhere.
Jun 21, 2011
George Healy is now a member of Public Philosophy Network
Jun 21, 2011

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My interest in philosophy comes from my religious background - Catholic - and so involved Thomism of the Gilsonian stripe. I have since pursued Hermeneutic Phenomenology (specifically that of Paul Ricouer) and the Pragmatism of CS Peirce. My involvement in public education leads me to turn my mind to questions of what is the general good, and to criticism of the "values" and institutions of our society. My hope is to engage in ongoing conversation about reality and it's public dimension.

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At 2:17pm on June 21, 2011, George J. Aulisio said…
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