The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Center on Ethics and Leadership at the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston has announced the winner and runner-up for its 2023 Prize for the Best Article on Ethics, Leadership, and Public Policy. (more…)
Alex Voorhoeve, Professor and Head of the Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method Department at the London School of Economics, has been appointed to the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Academic Advisory Group, run by the Bank of England and the UK Treasury. (more…)
“The need to stop the narratives that rationalize what is indefensible is clear. How to stop such narratives is not.” (more…)
What do the “moral constraints that apply to defensive force” imply in a situation as complicated as the conflict between Israel and Hamas? (more…)
Vincent C. Müller, currently professor of philosophy and ethics of technology at the Technical University of Eindhoven, was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship to support his work on the philosophy of artificial intelligence. (more…)
“Analytic philosophy suffers from a triple failure of confidence, especially among younger philosophers.” (more…)
If you ask a person on the street what philosophy is about, that person may respond with… (more…)
The Journal of Applied Philosophy has announced the winner of its 2018 essay prize.
“Is the Requirement of Sexual Exclusivity Consistent with Romantic Love?” That’s the title and central question of the paper selected as the winner of the 2017 Journal of Applied Philosophy essay prize. (more…)
How did the United States go from a country that incarcerated roughly 500,000 citizens in 1980 to one that incarcerates roughly 2.3 million today? Civil unrest and rising crime were used to focus public debate on ideals of law and order. Those ideals were then employed to justify a criminal-justice system that, given social conditions, runs counter to race-neutral, ..
The applied philosophy literature is full of insights about practical problems. But in our survey of the literature we find essentially no accounts of how a philosopher is supposed to ensure that these insights have an impact. It’s a bias rooted in the discipline: one has exhausted one’s intellectual task and professional obligation when one deposits a peer-reviewed..