Worried about your local independent bookstore surviving the shelter-in-place orders, curfews, and social distancing of the COVID-19 pandemic? (more…)
A website has been launched to display the handwritten annotations, marginal comments, and doodles made by John Stuart Mill in the approximately 1,700 books in his library.
The father of a student who is about to embark on his PhD in philosophy needs some assistance. But he’s probably not the only one. (more…)
Imagine the following: you write an academic paper in philosophy, a poet then writes a poem about your paper, and then you respond to the poet. (more…)
So many philosophy books, so little time. What books should be on your list? One way to answer that question is to narrow the options down to books in your subfield. That’s a perfectly reasonable approach. But are there books in your subfield that you think philosophers who don’t specialize in your area should read? Or have you read a philosophy book outside your ar..
Have you ever interacted with a three year-old and thought, “what this kid needs is some Nietzsche”? Me neither. Those who are before good and evil don’t need to be encouraged to move beyond it, in my experience. (more…)
By now, many of you may have heard that Laura Kipnis, a professor in the School of Communication at Northwestern University, has written a book, Unwanted Advances, about Title IX cases and attitudes about sex she takes to be prevalent on college campuses. (more…)