A Lesson From Covid-19 On The Need To Dig Deeper

Every semester, the most common feedback I give on my philosophy students’ essays is to dig deeper into the topic and be more detailed in their philosophical responses. As philosophers, I believe we are charged above all with the need to not accept facts at face value, but to delve deeper to find the truth. I also believe that philosophy should not be constrained to the “big issues” or to analytical…

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Philosophy professor reaching beyond the ivory tower and digging deeper. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles, @DGilesPhd, InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

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Douglas Giles, PhD

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Philosophy professor reaching beyond the ivory tower and digging deeper. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles, @DGilesPhd, InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

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