Geo-Logic: Philosophy and Earth Sciences

Robert Frodeman, Geo-Logic: Breaking Ground Between Philosophy and the Earth Sciences (Albany: SUNY Press, 2003). A few excerpts from the Introduction: Our relationship to the Earth cannot be encompassed by science alone: “geology” opens up possibilities that an exclusively scientific approach to the Earth closes off.  In ancient Greek, Gé or Gaia evoked the rich,Continue reading “Geo-Logic: Philosophy and Earth Sciences”

A New Philosophy for the 21st Century

What is becoming of philosophy in the 21st century?  There’s a great piece on that topic that just came out in the Chronicle of Higher Education Review. It is written by Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle, who both teach at my alma mater, the Philosophy and Religion Studies department at the University of North Texas.Continue reading “A New Philosophy for the 21st Century”