The recently released Blade Runner 2049 explores many of the same philosophical issues - identity, consciousness, the ethics of creation - as the iconic original. In this post, you will find essays on the original Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049, the life and work of Philip K. Dick, and links for books in the OWHL examining the philosophical issues contained in Blade Runner.
Please join us for our annual Costume Story Time with Officer Wendy on Thursday, October 26th at 6pm! Wear your costume or your favorite pajamas and listen to a few spooky stories with one of our favorite narrators. All are welcome!
This week's post provides the Phillips Academy community with an introduction to the contemporary British-born Ghanaian-American philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah. Appiah has produced significant contributions to the philosophy of mind and language, political and moral theory, and African and African American studies.
All members of the PA community – faculty, staff, and students – have free digital access to the New York Times through the OWHL. Once you register for an account, you will have unlimited access to the Times for one year and can read it via the website or the app (both iPhone and Android).
To register for an account, go to nytimes.com/grouppass while physically on campus and connected to PA's network. Then create a free NYTimes.com account using your PA e-mail address.
If you have any questions or trouble registering, just stop by the OWHL.