Peter J. Schulz Plagiarizes Again—And Is Caught By Philosophy Prof.’s Class (updated)
Peter J. Schulz, who has a PhD in philosophy from Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany) and is currently employed as Professor of Communication in the Faculty of Communication Sciences at the University of Lugano, and who already had four plagiarism-related retractions (and three citation-related errata) to his name, was again found to have plagiariz..
Here’s the latest Mini-Heap—10 recent items of possible interest to those interested in philosophy, from the Heap of Links. (more…)
Philosopher Richard Feldman Will Be Interim President of Univ. of Rochester
Richard Feldman, professor of philosophy at the University of Rochester and former dean of the university’s College of Arts, Sciences & Engineering, will be interim President of the University of Rochester, beginning in March, 2018. (more…)
New: Journal of Philosophy of Emotion (Updated)
The Journal of Philosophy of Emotion (JPE), a new online, open-access academic journal, has announced that it is now accepting manuscripts for publication. (more…)
Symbolic Conscription, Part II (guest post by Amy Olberding)
The following is a guest post* by Amy Olberding, professor of philosophy at the University of Oklahoma, in response to the discussion of Sam Liao’s post here, “How Is This Course Intro to Philosophy?” A version of it first appeared at Feminist Philosophers. (more…)
The Logician (and other poems by Felicia Nimue Ackerman)
The following is a guest post* of poems by Felicia Nimue Ackerman, professor of philosophy at Brown University. (more…)
APA Meetings: Time To Reconsider The Timing?
It was a great idea to hold the Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA) in Savannah, Georgia. Not only is it a beautiful little city that many people want to visit (and so a good use of location to add to the meeting’s appeal), it is also in the South, and so less likely than many other past APA Eastern sites to be affected by debili..
Good morning. Here’s the latest Mini-Heap—10 recent items of possible interest to those interested in philosophy, from the Heap of Links.
How Is This Course Intro To Philosophy? (guest post by Shen-yi Liao)
The following is a guest post by Shen-yi Liao, assistant professor of philosophy at University of Puget Sound. A version of it first appeared at Medium.
Coming Soon: PhilPeople
David Bourget (Western) and David Chalmers (NYU), the directors of the online philosophical database PhilPapers (and its associated sites, PhilArchive, PhilEvents, and PhilJobs), have announced a forthcoming new service called PhilPeople, a “searchable database of philosophers.” (more…)
Ad Hoc (Daily Nous Philosophy Comics)
Journal of the History of Philosophy Stops Accepting Papers in Early Modern (updated w/ reply from editor)
(NOTE: The moratorium reported on in this post was lifted in July 2018. The journal is now accepting submissions in all areas of the history of philosophy.) The Journal of the History of Philosophy, one of the leading history of philosophy journals, has announced that it will no longer be accepting submissions on “early modern philosophy up to but not including Kant..
After a quasi-hiatus (quasiatus?) over winter break, the growth of the Heap of Links continues. Here’s the latest Mini-Heap—10 recent items of possible interest to those interested in philosophy, from the Heap. Feel free to discuss. (more…)
Philosophical Writing’s (Lack of?) Appeal to Other Academics
“It would be great for philosophy if more philosophical papers were written in a way that was appealing to scholars from across the academy.”
So says Brian Weatherson, Marshall M. Weinberg Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan, in a recent interview at the Blog of the APA. (more…)
Proportion of Philosophy Majors Who Are Women Varies Widely Across Schools
The following is a guest post* by Eric Schwitzgebel, professor of philosophy at University of California, Riverside. It first appeared at his blog, The Splintered Mind. (more…)
APA Eastern Open Thread 2018
The Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA) is currently taking place in Savannah, Georgia. (more…)
Chaospet (Daily Nous Philosophy Comics)
A Brief Look Back at 2017
What did philosophers talk about in 2017?
Lynne Rudder Baker (1944-2017)
Lynne Rudder Baker, Distinguished Professor Emerita in Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has died. (more…)
Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update
Here’s the weekly report of what’s new at some useful online philosophy resources. (more…)