Over 2 million people so far have fled Ukraine during the Russian attack. Among them are philosophy faculty and students who may be in need of temporary ways of supporting themselves and their family, and if possible, continuing their work. The purpose of this page is to provide a centralized location for the listing of positions, opportunities, funding, and other f..
There is no statistically significant gender difference in the argument types used by frequently cited contemporary men and women philosophers in their articles, according to a new study that uses corpus linguistic analysis to search their works for “indicator pairs” of words that are likely to differentiate between deductive, inductive, and abductive arguments. (m..
The administration of San Diego State University has stripped J. Angelo Corlett, professor of philosophy, of his critical thinking course and his course on race and racism this semester, following lessons in those courses in which he provided examples of racial epithets. (more…)
Last week, I posted about an exchange between historians Amna Khalid and Jeffrey Aaron Snyder (both of Carleton College), and philosopher Michael Veber (East Carolina), using Veber’s contribution to highlight some things philosophers sometimes do that might contribute to a negative impression about them. (more…)
Sean Carroll, currently research professor of physics at Caltech, will be moving to Johns Hopkins University, where he will hold appointments in the university’s Department of Physics and Astronomy and its Department of Philosophy. (more…)
The weekly report on new and revised entries at online philosophy resources and new reviews of philosophy books… (more…)
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A couple of weeks ago, I posted about a popular tweet asking why people had negative attitudes towards philosophers and philosophy. Later that day, an email brought to my attention an essay and response to it that seemed to be the kind of thing one might point to as part of an explanation for those negative attitudes. (more…)
Anton Tarasyuk, a Ukrainian, currently in Kyiv, with an MA in philosophy, is part of a group launching the project, “Philosophers for Ukraine.” (more…)
On February 24th, Russia began an invasion of Ukraine, starting with missile strikes on several locations, including Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, and since then has continued its attack via air and ground warfare, despite near universal international condemnation of its actions. (more…)
The latest additions to the Heap of Links… (more…)
Gregory Schulz, a tenured professor of philosophy at Concordia University in Wisconsin, a private Lutheran university, was “suspended and barred from campus” following his publication of an essay critical of the school on the blog Christian News, according to Inside Higher Ed. (more…)