Logic and the Crossroads of Philosophy, Mathematics, and Science

Though I'm studying a wide breadth of math, science, and philosophy courses, I never really had much of an interest in the philosophy of science. Every now and then, I would find myself reading up about ethics, linguistics, art history, but even the philosophy of science seemed like irrelevant disputing of semantics and terms that … Continue reading Logic and the Crossroads of Philosophy, Mathematics, and Science

Learning Why We Learn: A Call to Action for all Undergraduates

Last month, I attended the CSRES Symposium "Wonder and the Natural World", and I had a chance to listen to a speech by Dr. Richard Gunderman, Professor of Liberal Arts at the IU School of Medicine. (He actually completed an MD-PhD in Philosophy, and I'm actually going to be shadowing him next week.) If anyone … Continue reading Learning Why We Learn: A Call to Action for all Undergraduates

The Pre-medical Motive: Curiosity, Practicality, and Numbers

We are what we learn.As a lie in the bedroom of my dorm, I have only a few weeks left of classes for this semester. This summer I will have the wonderful opportunity of performing research at the Conte Center of the University of Chicago.  If anything, my participation in activities and classes year have certainly … Continue reading The Pre-medical Motive: Curiosity, Practicality, and Numbers