Philosophy

The Writing Life

Last week, a co-editor and I sent in a book manuscript to our publisher. (I plan on doing a post about this book, but the end of term with its giant mountain of bluebooks and final papers to be graded keep getting in the way.)As…
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May 14, 2019
Philosophy

The Fecundity of Ants and the Goodness of Existing

This post was originally published on The Daily Ant. “Kevin! Get in here!” comes my wife’s voice from the kitchen, brimming with an emotion somewhere between irritation and exasperation. We’d just moved our family of five over 1,500 miles across the country, replete with all…
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September 15, 2017
PhilosophyTalks & Lectures

Fundamental Practices for Intellectual Formation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_sVRAm8Q-U Fundamental Practices for Intellectual Formation: Explorations of the Habit of Humility Kevin Timpe, Northwest Nazarene University James Van Slyke, Fresno Pacific University Rebecca DeYong, Calvin College The Intellectual Humility Capstone Conference Catalina Island, California, USA Hosted by The Thrive Center for Human Development http://www.thethrivecenter.org…
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June 8, 2015
PhilosophyTalks & Lectures

Virtue and Transformation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQvpVcMcTu4 Virtue and Transformation - Becoming the Kind of People Oriented Towards Pursuing Truth, Community, and Service This is the first lecture in a series of four to commemorate the Centennial of Northwest Nazarene University. Dr. Kevin Timpe is a professor of Philosophy at NNU.…
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November 21, 2013