Ten Great Ideas: Philosophy

We study biology, physics, movements of glaciers... Where are the classes on envy, feeling wronged, despair, bitterness...Philosopher Alain de Botton (‏@alaindebotton)

Bill Nye explains why he is so sceptical of philisophy Link He is surprisingly and disappointinly naieve about the subject. I wouldn't be surprised if he issued a correction for this at some stage. YouTube 4 minutes  
Why do so many scientists think so little of philosophy? Link From qz.com.  
Philosophy in Irish schools Link From philosophyireland.ie  
Be employable, study philosophy The discipline teaches you how to think clearly, a gift that can be applied to just about any line of work. From salon.com  
A course in philosophy will be part of the new Junior Cycle. Its benefits are likely to be many but how will it be taught and assessed? Joe Humphreys writing in The Irish Times  
Why Public Schools Don't Teach Critical Thinking -- Part 1 Text-based from.huffingtonpost.com
The reason it's so difficult to teach Philosophy is because . . .
Study: Teaching Students Philosophy Will Improve Their Academic Performance Link From Big Think  
Schools are finally starting to teach kids philosophy Link "Learning philosophy has taught her students to listen better, accept different ways of seeing the world, speak clearly, and articulate their opinions." From techinsider.io  
Schools in England are finally starting to teach kids philosophy Link From techinsider.io  
Teaching Ethics Should Be a STEM Essential Link From middleweb.com  
Fields of knowledge arranged by purity Link From xkcd.com  
See also free-will page on this website