“Effective immediately, Ergo is implementing a manuscript submission fee of $20. Authors will be able to opt out of the fee if they are unable to afford it.” (more…)
“Teachers learn to maximise pupil performances considered desirable by examiners regardless of whether such performances manifest the understanding needed for the use and application of knowledge in contexts other than test conditions.” (more…)
Economist and philosopher Philippe Mongin died last month. (more…)
The latest additions to the Heap of Links… (more…)
Andrea Tschemplik, associate professor of philosophy at American University, died last month. (more…)
The Guardian has released the 2021 edition of its “Best UK Universities” list, which includes discipline-specific rankings.
The Britain and Ireland Association for Political Thought (APT) has announced the winners of its mid-career and early-career prizes. (more…)
“The design features that make for good academic philosophy might make for terrible public philosophy…” (more…)
Here’s the weekly report on new and revised entries in online philosophy resources and new reviews of philosophy books. (more…)
James Spiegel, a professor of philosophy at Taylor University, a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana, was fired from his position after posting a video to YouTube of him performing one of his songs, “Little Hitler,” sharing it on Facebook, and refusing to take it down when asked to do so by the college administration. (more…)
A few Daily Nous readers have reported that occasionally when they view the site the comments on posts are not loading. (more…)
Suppose you could ask a dead philosopher one question. Who would you ask, and what would you ask them? (more…)
Mid-week Mini-Heap. (more…)
Santiago Amaya, professor of philosophy at the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), has been awarded a $250,000 grant to support his project, “Off the Rails: Moral Psychology Beyond Traditional Borders.” (more…)
The Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Leadership at Adrian College in Michigan is one of three departments targeted for elimination by the administration of the university. (more…)
The Geography of Philosophy project, launched in 2017 with a $2.6 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, has recieved an additional $546,777 from the foundation to “enable Project teams around the world to transition to online data collection and continue the Project’s cutting edge, in depth studies, despite the disruptions caused by the global Covid-19 p..
Karen J. Warren, emeritus professor of philosophy at Macalester College, has died. (more…)
Here’s the weekly report on new and revised entries in online philosophy resources and new reviews of philosophy books.
The most recent additions to the Heap of Links… (more…)
At some schools, there’s no philosophy major, just a philosophy minor. What should it be like? (more…)
A new open-access journal, Philosophy of Medicine, has been launched and is now accepting submissions.