RESPONDING TO THE CALL

PHILOSOPHY AS HUMAN WONDERMENT

Authors

  • Brian Lightbody Brock University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/eph.v16i1.39

Keywords:

philosophy, career, society

Abstract

An essay exploring the question of 'why study philosophy'?

Author Biography

Brian Lightbody, Brock University

Brian Lightbody, Ph. D., is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at Brock University (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada). Dr. Lightbody specializes in the fields of recent Continental philosophy and Epistemology. He is currently working on a book about Donald Davidson and Friedrich Nietzsche tentatively titled: "One World Only: Nietzsche, Davidson and the Rejection of the Two World" Hypothesis.

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Published

2013-10-09

How to Cite

Lightbody, B. (2013). RESPONDING TO THE CALL: PHILOSOPHY AS HUMAN WONDERMENT. Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism, 16(1), 39–50. https://doi.org/10.1558/eph.v16i1.39

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