How does Wikipedia “see” philosophy? (more…)
Jeffrie G. Murphy, Regents Professor of Law, Philosophy and Religious Studies at Arizona State University (ASU), has died. (more…)
Devon Belcher, who until recently was associate professor of philosophy at Oglethorpe University, has died.
“Philosophy has novel opportunities to expand its share of the contemporary zeitgeist…” (more…)
Recent additions to the Heap of Links…
There’s an open-access spreadsheet all about philosophy graduate program admissions, including relevant links and information about application deadlines, fees, requirements, funding packages, and which departments have suspended admissions for the next academic year. (more…)
“Modeling and computer simulations, we claim, should be considered core philosophical methods.” (more…)
“Available data do not support the claim that university professors are excessively and disproportionately liberal, much less that a majority of students are being educated by left-wing professors. So why do so many people have the impression that they are?” (more…)
Recent links of interest to those interested in philosophy… (more…)
The Philosopher’s Annual aims to identify “the ten best articles published in philosophy each year.” It’s an aim that’s “as simple to state as it is admittedly impossible to fulfill,” say its editors, but that has not stopped them from producing 39 volumes so far. The most recent one, for articles published in 2019, has just been compiled. (more…)
Here’s the weekly report on new and revised entries in online philosophy resources and new reviews of philosophy books.
Oxford University is bringing on three philosophy professors, two philosophy postdoctoral fellows, and two philosophy graduate students to comprise the initial academic team for its new Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence. (more…)
In the following guest post*, Ted Shear, lecturer in philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder, suggests a way that those with secure positions in academia can help out their more vulnerable colleagues during this time of increased economic insecurity. (more…)
Recent material added to the Heap of Links… (more…)
“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.