New Essay Prize in Honor of Charles Mills
The Journal of Applied Philosophy has created a new essay prize in honor of philosopher Charles Mills (1951-2021). (more…)
Altman Wins Journal of Applied Philosophy Best Essay Prize
The Journal of Applied Philosophy has awarded its 2022 Best Essay Prize to Scott Altman (USC). (more…)
Woollard Wins Journal of Applied Philosophy Prize
Fiona Woollard, professor of philosophy at the University of Southampton, is the winner of the 2021 Journal of Applied Philosophy Essay Prize. (more…)
Multi-Million Euro Award for Philosopher of Artificial Intelligence
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’s “Triple Failure of Confidence”
“Analytic philosophy suffers from a triple failure of confidence, especially among younger philosophers.” (more…)
Journal of Applied Philosophy Awards Best Article Prize
The Journal of Applied Philosophy awards an annual prize of £1,000 (approximately $1390) to the best article published in that year’s volume, as judged by the editors of the journal. (more…)
Surprise! There’s Philosophy About That
If you ask a person on the street what philosophy is about, that person may respond with… (more…)
Keller Wins Journal of Applied Philosophy Prize
The Journal of Applied Philosophy has announced the winner of its 2018 essay prize.
Essay on Sexual Exclusivity Wins Journal of Applied Philosophy’s Annual 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…)
Applying Philosophy to Our Prison Problem
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, ..
Philosophy’s Impact (updated)
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..