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The following is an announcement from Joshua Smart (Ohio State University) regarding virtual dissertation groups (VDG) for philosophy graduate students.
What news and issues concerning the philosophy profession received the most attention in 2019? Among last year’s top stories were a philosopher’s punishment for sexual harassment, the rallying of academics worldwide to defend the study of philosophy in a country in which it was under attack, philosophers commenting on a provocative physics experiment, the philosophy..
Hi readers. A couple of you have inquired about the dearth of posts over the past week or so. (more…)
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Emma Worley, co-founder and co-chief executive officer of The Philosophy Foundation, was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) as part of the 2020 New Years Honours.
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Here’s the weekly report on new and revised entries in online philosophy resources and new reviews of philosophy books. (more…)
“In the midst of this general sharp decline of the humanities, philosophy’s admittedly small and partial recovery stands out.” (more…)
Some people are concerned about Immanuel Kant’s image. (more…)
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Grading done? If so, you can now turn your full attention to the other major task for this time of year: holiday gift shopping. If not, then you can take a break and engage in productive procrastination through, you guessed it: holiday gift shopping. (more…)
Sandra Dwyer, principal senior lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at Georgia State University, and Claire Katz, Associate Dean of Faculties, the Murray and Celeste Fasken Chair in Distinguished Teaching in the Liberal Arts, and a Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University, are the winners of the 2019 Prize for Excellence in Philosophy Teaching. (more…)..
Three years ago, a group of graduate students in philosophy set up an fundraiser in which philosophy departments could compete to raise money for a charity. They supported an anti-malaria organization the first year and an anti-factory-farming the next. This year, the competition is not between philosophy departments, but between schools, for academics in any field…
Stephen F. Barker, professor emeritus of philosophy at Johns Hopkins University, has died. (more…)
Two philosophers have won a $431,892 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the formation and spread of false beliefs and their implications for the public understanding of science. (more…)
Corrupt the Youth, an organization that brings philosophy to high school students and others, has won the 2019 Prize for Excellence and Innovation in Philosophy Programs, awarded jointly by the American Philosophical Association (APA) and the Philosophy Documentation Center (PDC). (more…)
Douglas Edwards, assistant professor of philosophy at Utica College, has won the 2019 Sanders Book Prize from the American Philosophical Association (APA) for his book, The Metaphysics of Truth. (more…)