Kevin J. Browne

Philosophy Professor | Freelance Writer | Subject Matter Expert

United States

I have been teaching philosophy courses at the college level for over 20 years. I have recently begun working as a freelance course writer and blogger.

Hiring for Cognitive Diversity in the Workplace - KnowledgeCity

One of the most important skills companies require is problem-solving. Consider the following problem which comes from Matthew Syed's book, "Rebel Ideas: The Power of Thinking Differently". Suppose you are a doctor faced with a patient who has a malignant tumor in his stomach.

Philosophical Ideas to Improve Your Thinking - Undercurrent

Philosophy is sometimes seen as an abstract discipline that can be mastered only through reading obscure and difficult-to-understand texts. But, philosophy can provide us with useful practical tools to improve our lives and address problems that arise. Here are some excellent examples of philosophical ideas that can improve your life by improving your thinking.

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4 New Ideas for Your Spiritual Practice

Spiritual practice can take many forms. Often, when people think about spiritual practices the first things that come to mind are mediation or prayer. Indeed, these are very valuable practices. However, if you're looking for some ideas for adding variety to your own practice you might want to consider some of these options.

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4 Benefits To Using Badges In Online Learning

Several years ago I learned about gamification and started thinking about how I could apply this to my online courses. I decided that using badges would be a good way to introduce these ideas into my classes and began an experiment. As a result I discovered several benefits to using badges which I would like to share with you.

10 Life Lessons You Should Never Believe In

As you go through life you probably encounter many different life lessons. Some are very good pieces of advice and you should follow them. But, some life lessons turn out to be false and you should be aware of the folly of following these life lessons.

10 Books That Will Change How You See The World

Henry David Thoreau once said "a book should contain pure discoveries." Some books can do even more and change how you see the world. Here are 10 eye-opening books that might just do that for you.