Fila Sophia

applied philosophy, deep democracy, sustainability / by A.R.Teleb

Category Archives: Psychology

How We Will Come to Appreciate Donald Trump

Sometimes the sense of external oppression acts as a challenge and arouses intellectual energy and excites courage. – John Dewey The United States will experience a significant economic boom over the … Continue reading

2016-11-24 · Leave a comment

Fourteen Tips for Law School & Life

In summarizing my law school tips to a younger collaborator, I thought they might be helpful for other people too. They are based only on my own experiences, and your … Continue reading

2014-01-21 · 5 Comments

Citizen Reviews and Brand Gov

[Appeared as “McDonald’s, Hollande and Future Gov” Nov. 26, 2013 on Truthout. Look for comments there: http://bit.ly/BrGoTr%5D McDonald’s now serves espressos, lattes, smoothies, ice cream, and, yes, even salads. On … Continue reading

2013-11-25 · 4 Comments

Rowling & Heidegger: Ontological Humility & the Authentic, Ethical Life

A review of Ontological Humility: Lord Voldemort and the Philosophers [Appeared Nov. 26, 2013 on Truthout. Look for comments there: http://bit.ly/OnHuTr%5D What does Martin Heidegger have to do with Harry … Continue reading

2013-11-14 · 1 Comment

Is the word “government” the problem?

“The wise know that foolish legislation is a rope of sand…that the state must follow, and not lead, the character and progress of the citizen.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Our prejudices … Continue reading

2013-04-11 · 2 Comments

Gonyea’s “Mr. Tillerman’s World”: Our Trembling Tyrants Within

Art is by nature polysemic, the more so the more engrossing. Political art especially needs to pose multiple questions in order to keep our interest. If the questions can be … Continue reading

2013-03-10 · 9 Comments

So, tell me about these “real numbers.” Plato, Therapy, Theory, & Ethnography

Last time I related Plato’s “ideas” to mathematics, in particular Calculus and Geometry. The value of Plato, and the “doctrine of ideas,” carries over into other realms as well, from … Continue reading

2013-02-24 · 2 Comments