Izzy Kalman Resiliance to Bullying Therapists are not trained to teach clients how to stop being bullied/rejected. The recent horrific murder rampage by Elliot Rodger in Santa Barbara, California, on May 23 got the country reeling again. We wonder why we can’t stop these senseless massacres, virtually all committed by young...
BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Classical realists generally define the academic discipline of philosophy as the study of all reality in its ultimate causes and principles through the use of human reason alone. We also differentiate various branches of philosophy, such as metaphysics, ontology, epistemology, logic, ethics, and so forth. We...
By Jonathan Dolhenty, Ph.D. This essay is an excerpt from a much larger work I wrote in 1978 about the linguistic muddle which permeated educational theory and practice at the time. I suggested that some of the contributions made by the modern analytic movement in philosophy could help educators, and...
BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Pyrrho was a citizen of Elis in ancient Greece, born around 360 B.C. or so and, to the best of our knowledge, lived to be ninety years old. Pyrrho is important to the history of philosophy because he is considered to be the first great skeptical...
BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. The argument over the existence of God has raged for centuries. Theists and atheists have continually debated the possibility of even presenting a rational argument on the issue. Admitting that the traditional arguments for God's existence may be flawed, I think I may have an argument...
THE PROBLEM OF KNOWLEDGE: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO EPISTEMOLOGY BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. Part Four: The Sources of Knowledge All of us have stored away millions of bits of information, most of which, as we all know, we can't remember when we want to. What is the source of these bits...