Arts and Humanities Articles

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What Is Moral Relativism in Ethics? An In-Depth Examination

Dr. Steven Wyre
In this article, Dr. Steven Wyre provides an overview of moral relativism in ethics.
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Exploring the Connection of Philosophy and Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Steven Wyre
In this article, Dr. Steven Wyre overviews the top of artificial intelligence and how it relates to human consciousness.
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Micro Goals: How to Find Happiness in Your Small Successes

Dr. Robert Gordon, CPC
Explore the power of micro-goals in fostering steady progress in arts and humanities studies, aiding in maintaining motivation and promoting personal growth in learning.
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Seasonal Affective Disorder and How to Overcome Its Symptoms

Dr. Daniel Graetzer
During the long winter months, do you feel sluggish or have a low energy level? Has your appetite decreased or do you require more sleep than normal, but you do not understand why? One major cause of winter depression is called seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
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Commonly Asked Questions about Our Foreign Language Classes

Dr. Karolina Kopczyński
All of our 100-level foreign language classes vary a bit in their weekly requirements. However, they focus on helping you to develop your skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in a foreign language.
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Why Studying Philosophy Can Be Useful for Aspiring Lawyers

Dr. Steven Wyre
Learn why a philosophy degree from may provide you with an opportunity to develop the skills you’ll need for the Law Admission School Test (LSAT) and for the practice of law.
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What Value Does a Philosophy Degree Have in the Real World?

Dr. Steven Wyre
There are many reasons our students give for wanting to study philosophy, ranging from wanting to do well on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) in preparation for law school to personal enlightenment. But what can anyone really do with a philosophy degree?
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Arts and Humanities Podcasts

The Importance of Writing Well

Dr. Bjorn Mercer
Evolving your writing skills is integral to communicating well. In this episode, APU’s Dr. Jennifer Fisch-Ferguson and Dr. Bjorn Mercer discuss the elements of good writing and how to develop your writing expertise.
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Why Study Communication?

Dr. Bjorn Mercer
The way individuals and organizations communicate has changed dramatically with the widespread adoption of social media. In this episode, Dr. Bjorn Mercer talks to Communication professors Dr. Alison Slade and Dr. Amanda McClain about their interest in the communication field and how quickly things have changed from traditional journalism to the rise of YouTubers and influencers.
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How to Become Better at Public Speaking

Dr. Bjorn Mercer
Many people feel uncomfortable with public speaking, but realize it’s something they’ll have to do in their professional life. In this episode, Dr. Bjorn Mercer talks to APU communications professor Myeisha Grady about strategies to improve public speaking skills, even for someone who is an introvert.
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Learning about Religion Leads to a Greater Understanding of People

Dr. Bjorn Mercer
In this episode, Dr. Bjorn Mercer talks to Religion and Philosophy professor Dr. Achilles Gacis about the unique diversity of religion in Hawaii, the educational benefits of religious studies and how a deeper knowledge of religions can lead to greater understanding among people.
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