Why I’m a Shameless Sophist (guest post)
A “more vocational attitude to philosophy is a constant temptation; I still sometimes slip into it now. But what calls me away from it is always just being reminded of the mundane ways in which this is just a living.” (more…)
Questions from DN Readers and/or for DN Readers
In lieu of a guest post today, I’m sharing a few questions from from Daily Nous readers. Perhaps you can help with answers…
Resisting the “Serve Limitlessly” Narrative
Many institutions control your choices in various ways, and bend your time to their aims, by suggesting that you must serve limitlessly or else you have not adequately demonstrated your devotion to the mission. It is satisfying and empowering to ignore that narrative… (more…)
Tax Proposal Would Make Getting a PhD in the US Very Expensive (Multiple Updates)
The tax plan introduced by Republicans in the U.S. Congress last week would have drastic effects on graduate education in the United States, according to reports at The Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed.