Exiled and Cancelled from his Amsterdam Jewish home
Muses by Kelly Perez, that's me!!
What would a professor be without an article or two under their belt?! In my case, I've spent many years behind the desk ironing out what I believe to be the best Humanities and Philosophy curriculum available. However, that puts me at a disadvantage for the holy mighty peer-reviewed article submission. What you see below are the muses of a professor in between terms, thinking about the world around her.
"We laugh at him who steps out of his room at the moment when the sun rises and then says: "I will that the sun shall rise";
During Theism week in my Philosophy class, non-believers and believers alike come together and play called, A Religious Soul. They try to pinpoint the nature of the soul and the religious implications of having a soul. However, a fun departure from the usual allows us to play a game that favors the materialist Athiest Soul.
Just me and my whiteboard notes
I recently came across a clip from the 2003 movie called Identity. It was the pivotal moment where the man comes to terms with his true identity. I instantly thought of John Locke and his theory of 'diversity of identity. But, to understand the mind of John Locke, let me explain his background a little bit.
Spoiler warning for anyone who hasn't seen the episode, Twilight Zone: Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder
The first thing my students ask me is how to do you want me to respond? With a few sentences or more formal?
Philosophy is Authenticity Wrapped in Awe