- The “age effects” in who is most cited in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy — Eric Schwitzgebel (Riverside) explains with “The Winnowing of Greats” and “The Baby Boom Philosophy Bust”
- “Human research ethics has received guidance from The Belmont Report principles… since the late 1970s. Animal research ethics needs a comparably robust touchstone” — David DeGrazia (GW) and Tom Beauchamp (Georgetown) offer one (via What’s Wrong)
- Achieving work-life balance in philosophy — advice from Jason Brennan (Georgetown)
- Does “do us a favor” imply a quid pro quo? — It might depend on what Trump intended, and so Brian Robinson (Texas A&M-Kingsville) tries to figure that out
- Using social network and semantic network analyses to check the accuracy of reference materials on early modern philosophy — from an interdisciplinary team of researchers
- What makes for a great critic? — philosophy of criticism from Antonia Peacocke (Stanford)
- On being a philosopher from a working-class background — a new series of posts at The Philosophers’ Cocoon begins with one by Adriel Trott (Wabash)
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