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A curious philosopher

aliceagain.jpgJustin Smith is a philosophy professor at Concordia University.

He keeps a blog that outlines not only his academic research - but his musings.

He ponders everything from the protocol of the double-cheek bisous to the Twitter scandal of New York congressman Anthony Weiner.

It's all fodder for a curious mind. But Justin Smith believes that 'curiosity' is, sadly, no longer valued by philosophers.

He recently wrote about that loss of curiosity in a New York Times article.

And that made us... a bit curious.

We called him up at the The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, where he is spending the semester.

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