Life

To be Native

Regardless of where you live now, have lived, or will live, you had a birthplace and a place of upbringing. You are a native of that place. To say you are a native of some place brings a sense of belonging, if not pride. Even if the town you came from is small, it is … Continue reading

Life

Considering Personal Identity

Who are we? Do we live by our values or our inner, often baser nature? Dr. Joshua Knobe explores what forms personal identity in the lastest article of the recently resurrected New York Times philosophical column “The Stone,” entitled “In Search of the True Self.” Knobe says that the philosophical tradition has held that a … Continue reading