Philosopher's Notebook

John J. Conley February 22, 2017
Erasing good news about people with disabilities can only encourage the choice to abort people with Down syndrome in the first place.
Teacher Matt Gring talks with his students in the third grade at St. Ambrose Catholic School, a Notre Dame ACE Academy, in Tucson, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2014. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)
John J. Conley December 06, 2016
Courage can erupt in the most unexpected corners.
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John J. Conley November 02, 2016
At a distance “Under-cover Boss” would seem to be yet another of the “gotcha” surveillance series in which employers and detectives root out dishonest or incompetent employees.
The carved busts of Socrates, Antisthenes, Chrysippus, and Epicurus. (Flickr photo/Matt Neale)
John J. Conley October 05, 2016
Some Catholics have abandoned philosophy as a central component of the church's discourse.
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John J. Conley September 08, 2016
Appalled by both Hillary and the Donald?
John J. Conley July 21, 2016
The faith is more than cult and code.