Process and Difference in the Pluriverse: Plato, William James, & W.E.B. Du Bois

I'm sharing the lecture from the first module of my course this semester at CIIS.edu, PARP 6135: Process and Difference in the Pluriverse. The lecture discusses Plato's Republic, William James' pluralism, and W.E.B. Du Bois' critical inheritance of James' philosophy. Here's a PDF transcript of the lecture

Tuvel’s Hypatia Article

There is a ton of commentary on this controversy, so I won't try to summarize it. This wiki page does a decent job, as far as I can tell. Here is Rebecca Tuvel's article, "In defense of transracialism." It may be helpful to read it before weighing in on the controversy. It is unfortunate that Tuvel [...]

Religion, Ecology, Race, and Cultural Evolution

“Today we cannot ignore that a true ecological approach always becomes a social approach and should integrate justice in discussions on the environment to hear both the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor." -Pope Francis (n.49) Pope Francis released his encyclical last week. The English translation is HERE. I have only [...]