Why Philosophy Graduates should be considered just as vital as Science and Engineering Graduates to the Technology and Business Sector.

A few years ago, Wall Street investor Bill Miller donated 75 million dollars to the philosophy department at the John Hopkins University.  Miller, who set a record for beating the S&P 500 index for 15 years straight, attributes much of his success in business and funding to the critical thinking and the understanding of mentalContinue reading “Why Philosophy Graduates should be considered just as vital as Science and Engineering Graduates to the Technology and Business Sector.”

My Environmental Project: Creating a Podcast on our Responses to the Climate Crisis

Recently I was able to sit down and record an interview with Max Ellson, one of the leaders at Marches Ecology, based in North Wales, to get his insight and discuss many of the issues that we hear about the climate crisis.  The media has seen a boom over the last 18 months in storiesContinue reading “My Environmental Project: Creating a Podcast on our Responses to the Climate Crisis”

Take a Moment to Claim this Time. What this Pandemic is teaching me about my life.

I think I speak for a lot of us when I say that all of the news hysteria and social media posts are, unfortunately, becoming a staple part of my day. I know that some of these notifications are important, and I grasp the need to stay connected whilst we’re apart. In fact, now moreContinue reading “Take a Moment to Claim this Time. What this Pandemic is teaching me about my life.”

“When Will I Need That?” How understanding Science can be beneficial to the Humanities and Arts

Philosophy of Science is often an area that both philosophers and scientists avoid, as a lack of understanding seems to become evident on both sides within this debate.  However, an understanding of Kuhn’s notions of what exactly makes up science as we understand it, can give an insight that makes science the practical lived experienceContinue reading ““When Will I Need That?” How understanding Science can be beneficial to the Humanities and Arts”

Making Sense of Shiva; Understanding the Complexity of Hindu Gods

To a certain extent it is fair to say Siva has one of the most important roles in the Tri Murti, and is definitely the most important to the Saivite tradition.  Siva also functions as a prominent deity and arguably one of the most influential and vital to Hinduism.  However, it is not entirely accurateContinue reading “Making Sense of Shiva; Understanding the Complexity of Hindu Gods”

The Decade of the Robot – What’s to happen to our future workforce?

I read a BBC news article today on the idea that soon enough, we could be working next to robots, as they will gradually start to replace the human power within manual workforces. Initially of course I was sceptical of this idea, as my first thoughts tended to be that a human workforce, although proneContinue reading “The Decade of the Robot – What’s to happen to our future workforce?”