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Discovering the Meaning of Life

Discovering the Meaning of Life

How do we build a life worth living? For Prof. Avery Kolers (Philosophy), games, and playing them, provide substantial answers. Kolers’ latest paper, “The Grasshopper’s Error: Or, On How Life is a Game,” published in Dialogue in 2015, takes the lead from fellow philosopher Bernard Suits to explain how the meaning or value of life is a lot like the meaning or value of a game.

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Hannah Wilson earns Truman Scholarship

Hannah Wilson earns Truman Scholarship

Our very own Hannah Wilson has earned the prestigious Truman Scholarship. The scholarship was given to just 54 U.S. college students this year and is valued at $30,000. She is Kentucky’s only 2016 Truman Scholar.

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The Quiet Alarm

The Quiet Alarm

Prof. Andreas Elpidorou’s (Philosophy) latest article for Aeon Magazine on the importance of boredom in a well-lived life.

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