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Dear INTFILO students,

Go to the Introduction to Philosophy page and click the file colored blue of your respective section.  Look for your ID Number. Your grade is opposite it.  Reminder again that Grade Consultation is on September 3, 2014 at the Conference 4-B 4th Floor Faculty Center at 10-11 AM. I will not be available on September 4, 2014.

Be guided.



Beyonce’s Endorsement of Feminism Makes Me Cry

2014 MTV Video Music Awards - Fixed Show

At the recent VMAs, Beyonce puts front and center her political stance for all the world to see.  And as a feminist, I am deeply moved by this gesture by a 21th century icon of female empowerment.  Thank you, Beyonce!

Philosophy in Animal Advocacies: The Call for Stewardship

Wow! Just a fine example of an excellent reflection! Well done, Aileen:)


Through the extensive effort of the Philosophy Department and the student organization Pilosopo, the meaningful and enlightening discussion on the philosophy relative to the concept of animal advocacies was made possible. The big lecture was held last August 15, 2014 at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium. The lecture was attended by different Philosophy classes coming from different colleges. Dr. Peracullo gave her remarks prior to the individual lectures of chosen esteemed speakers from the Philosophy Department.

20140815_092025 Dr. Peracullo rendering her opening remarks

The first lecture was entitled “Beauty in the Beasts: Philosophy and Images of Animal Cruelty”. It was facilitated by Ms. Laureen Velasco. Ms. Velasco started the lecture with a background of pre-existing theories on the existence of animals. Ms. Velasco gave emphasis on the contradicting theories of Rene Descartes and John Locke. According to Rene Descartes, animals are like “machines” for they don’t have any proof of intelligence. Furthermore…

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My dear students,

The grade consultation day is moved to September 4, 2014.  I cannot make it on this day because of research work in Iligan City.  So we will proceed with original schedule on Sept 3, 2014 at 10-11 AM at the Faculty Center Conference 4C (4th floor, in front of the Philosophy Department).

Meanwhile, your grades will be up in WordPress ( by September 1, 2014.  Note that if you would not come on September 3, 2014, I will not anymore entertain your concerns with regard to grades.

Please be guided, and inform  all concerned.



Dr. Peracullo


Wonderful reflection, Reyster Santos of N03!