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Dr. Jeffrey Hanson talk at Collin College Spring Creek Campus on Plato and Work

April 26, 2017

 

"Plato and the Philosophy of Work"

The Philosophy department at Collin College Spring Creek Campus is pleased to present speaker Dr. Jeffrey Hanson, research associate from Harvard University, in the Program of Integrative Knowledge and Human Flourishing. 

 In this presentation Dr. Hanson will provide some historical analysis on Plato’s philosophical ideas about work and the effect his views about banausic or “blue-collar” work had on society during his time and how his philosophical ideas still ruminate with us today.  

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Dr Hanson Presents on Kierkegaard at SKC Annual Conference 2016 in Copenhagen

August 21, 2016

Dr Hanson presents "Fear and Trembling’s Actual Ideal: Existentially Integrating the Aesthetic, the Ethical, and the Religious" at the SKC Annual Conference 2016, which is devoted to Kierkegaard’s existential thinking. 

Dr Hanson's paper is on how Kierkegaard’s Fear and Trembling can be successfully read as an integration of the three stages into a single existential ideal that is commended to the text’s readers as the unique therapeutic means of achieving consolation and joy within the lived particulars Read more about Dr Hanson Presents on Kierkegaard at SKC Annual Conference 2016 in Copenhagen