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Entries by Douglass Smith (136)

Monday
Mar202017

The Buddha on Politics and Society

 

Wednesday
Mar152017

Comparing Early Greek and Buddhist Thought

 

Monday
Mar062017

Video: What is Secular Buddhism

This is an experiment, but I thought I'd put it out there. Hope you enjoy!

 

 

Friday
Jul152016

Augmented Reality

Neat thought experiment on how augmented reality could develop in the not too distant future. (The ending is fun but fanciful).


HYPER-REALITY from Keiichi Matsuda on Vimeo.

Wednesday
Jun012016

Philosopher Harry Frankfurt on BS

Frankfurt's essay (published as a small booklet) on this topic is a must-read, particularly nowadays.

BULLSHIT! from Think Nice on Vimeo.

 

Sunday
Apr172016

Podcast

A few weeks back Ted Meissner (a/k/a The Secular Buddhist) interviewed me for his podcast, topic being my recent paper at the JOCBS. It's up now at the website:

Episode 245: Was the Buddha an Anti-Realist?

Tuesday
Dec012015

Was the Buddha an Anti-Realist?

Paper of mine out at the Journal of the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies. It's a bit of a foray into Buddhist philosophy of the sort I dabbled in on the side while in graduate school doing (more ordinary) analytic philosophy.

One should be able to download it through academia.edu HERE.

Thursday
May212015

Video on Clothes Recycling

Unexpectedly touching 14 minute video on Indian women who recycle the clothes that the rest of the world throws away.

Unravel

 

Thursday
May212015

Guest Post

For all interested, I've a guest post over at my friend Justin Whitaker's blog American Buddhist Perspectives. It's called "Buddhist Ethics for an Age of Technological Change".

It's a bit on the long side.

Tuesday
Jan132015

Blog posts

I haven't been up to very much over here recently; any who are wondering will find my most recent blog posts over at The Secular Buddhist.