In The News: Department of Philosophy

Las Vegas Sun
December 13, 2021

The Supreme Court seems poised to uphold Mississippi’s challenge to Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that affirmed a woman’s right to abortion.

Las Vegas Sun
December 13, 2021

The Supreme Court seems poised to uphold Mississippi’s challenge to Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that affirmed a woman’s right to abortion.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
October 22, 2021

Taxpayers on hook amid infighting, conflicts

FAB Gab
October 21, 2021

Guest: Amy Reed-Sandoval from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Sun
September 21, 2021

In his Where I Stand column on Sunday, Brian Greenspun asks, “(Why) are so many people refusing to take the shot?” This question has had many of us perplexed.

Ms.
September 10, 2021

The most recent Texas abortion ban drives home the fact that abortion is a migration issue.

Living Philosophy
August 3, 2021

Might an education for children featuring philosophy be one of the keys to developing a more civil society? Prof. Amy Reed-Sandoval (UNLV) discusses how wonder is integral to philosophy and how this complements a child’s natural inclination to know more about the world and others.

Psyche
April 21, 2021

Prior to Amy Reed-Sandoval's departure for Oaxaca, she spent months studying pre-college philosophical pedagogy, which heralds children’s status as ‘natural’ philosophers with questions that really matter.

The New Yorker
March 11, 2021

In 1988, a young Baptist minister in Buffalo named Daren Drzymala launched Project House Call, a series of protests in which he and fellow anti-abortion activists picketed the homes of local abortion providers. One of their first demonstrations occurred that September, on Yom Kippur, outside the home of a Jewish ob-gyn named Barnett Slepian. A few months later, on the third night of Hanukkah, they targeted Slepian again, and also another Jewish abortion provider, Shalom Press. The protesters prayed and sang Christmas carols outside their targets’ windows.

The Dihedral
March 8, 2021

On January 9th 2021, We published a fun post titled Ask Carrot. Essentially it was just Carrot responding to questions from our readers. But one question went unanswered.

23 ABC News: Bakersfield
February 16, 2021

A Las Vegas businessman is offering nearly $1 million for the answer to one of history’s enduring questions: “Is there life after death?" Robert Bigelow thinks HE knows the answer, but he’s wondering if YOU do.

The Nevada Independent
November 24, 2020

Children are curious by nature, but when philosophy is added to encourage critical and creative thinking, the results often accompany them in the following years of their formation. This week, Amy Reed-Sandoval, professor in the Department of Children's Philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) talks with Luz and Michelle about “Children's Philosophy without Borders,” a free online program created for children from speaks Spanish. What benefits does it bring to children and their families, especially during the pandemic?