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Chalmers Chosen to Deliver 2020 Sanders Lecture
The American Philosophical Association (APA) has selected David Chalmers, University Professor of Philosophy and Neural Science at New York University, to deliver the 2020 Sanders Lecture. (more…)
2019 Public Philosophy Op-Ed Contest Results
The American Philosophical Association (APA) has announced the winners of its 2019 Public Philosophy Op-Ed Contest.
Poll: Impact of Academic Boycott of the US on Philosophy Conferences
Over 5000 academics have signed on to a statement “pledging not to attend international conferences in the US” so long as the travel ban (which denies entry to the US by people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia) issued by Donald Trump in an executive order on January 27th is in effect. (more…)
Funds Available for Public Philosophy Projects
Working on a project in public philosophy? Need some money to help do it? You can apply for funding from the American Philosophical Association’s Berry Fund, administered by the APA’s Committee on Public Philosophy. From a post at the Committee’s blog:
Grants are generally under $1000. Some sample projects that The Berry Fund is supporting:
(1) a philosophy and sc..
Overheard at the Eastern
An open thread to report those funny or odd things one tends to overhear at gatherings of philosophers, for folks at the Eastern Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association.
Play nice, please.
APA Looking for Blog Editor (updated)
The American Philosophical Association (APA) will be starting a blog and is conducting a search for its editor:
Ha ha ha, APA. Thanks for the invitation.
According to an email from APA Executive Director Amy Ferrer:
The blog will give the APA a major presence in the blogosphere, while helping to serve the mission of the association and providing a forum..
APA’s Inaugural Joyce Mitchell Cook Award Winner Announced
Kathryn Gines, assistant professor of philosophy at Pennsylvania State University, has been named the inaugural winner of the American Philosophical Association’s Joyce Mitchell Cook Award, presented by the Committee on the Status of Black Philosophers (CSBP). Professor Gines works on Continental philosophy (especially existentialism and phenomenology), African Amer..
APA Wins $600,000 Grant for Undergraduate Diversity
The American Philosophical Association (APA) has won a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The grant will provide $600,000 over three years to support undergraduate diversity institutes in philosophy, including the expansion of the Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute (PIKSI) program and the development of infrastructure to support it and other..
APA 2014 Guide to Graduate Programs
The American Philosophical Association (APA) has released its 2014 Guide to Graduate Programs in Philosophy. The guide provides information on faculty, program strengths, placement, financial aid, and demographics. The APA notes: “All data in the guide are self-reported by representatives of the institutions, and data are included only for institutions that complete..
APA Member Demographics
The American Philosophical Association (APA) has published a table that provides some basic demographic information about its membership, including gender, race/ethnicity, LGBT status, disability status, employment status, and tenure status. According to the introductory page, “All demographic data collection is voluntary, and members may provide or update their inf..