Monthly Archives: September 2012

Is it okay to neuro-rehabilitate?

Traditional rehabilitative programs such as anger management and behavioral therapy often aim both at enhancing an offenders’ reasoning processes and diminishing dispositions to act in a harmful way. For example, anger management therapy may train an offender to stop and count slowly to ten before acting upon a feeling of anger. This encourages the use […]

On the benefits of a philosophy major

My fantastic colleague, Ty Fagan, made this graphic from recent data coming from the Educational Testing Service. I thought it was worth a blog post, because students interested in a philosophy major often ask me whether they should do a double-major or minor in “something more practical.” Often, business is the major considered to be […]