Browsing Archives of Author »Justin Caouette«

‘A Philosopher’s Take’ Reaches a Milestone

October 27, 2014


At some point tomorrow the blog will hit 100,000 views! Congrats to all of our contributors and to my friend and fellow contributor Aaron for taking on a larger role in coordinating the blog with me. Once I finish up this dissertation I will be blogging more but in the meantime we’ll be sure to post […]

CFP: The 2015 Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology

October 18, 2014


Thursday, June 4 – Saturday, June 6, 2015 Duke University, Durham, NC Deadline: January 15th, 2015 Submit to: Please circulate the CFP widely! Presentation types: – Long-form presentations: 30 minutes plus Q&A – Short-form presentations: 15-20 minutes plus Q&A – Posters Philosophical or psychological research may be submitted for any of the above formats. […]

CFP: First Annual Conference of the Society for the Metaphysics of Science

October 18, 2014


Looks interesting! The original CFP can be found here on the informational blog set up by the organizers. I have cut and pasted the CFP below. The Society for the Metaphysics of Science will be holding its first annual conference on September 17-18, 2015 at Rutgers University – Newark.  As well as various presentations, the […]

What does it mean to ask “Did you forget where you came from?”

October 18, 2014


In August of 2009  (a little over 5 years ago) I moved from my hometown ( Fall River, Massachusetts ) to Pullman, Washington to pursue a graduate degree in Philosophy. Every time I have returned I heard one person or other say something along these lines; “You didn’t forget where you came from, did you?”, or, “Don’t forget […]

Live-Tweeting Conferences

October 14, 2014


This is a repost from Daily Nous. The original can be found here. Here is what Justin had to say: “Leigh Johnson (Christian Brothers University) has issued a CFT — a call for tweeters — for the upcoming meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existentialist Philosophy (SPEP) later this month. (The tweets from last […]

CFP: 2015 Canadian Philosophical Association Annual Meeting

September 11, 2014


The CPA’s Call for Papers Canadian Philosophical Association CALL FOR PAPERS, SYMPOSIA, ROUND TABLES AND WORKSHOPS 2015 Annual Congress University of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, May 31 to June 3, 2015 ALL SUBMITTERS: 1) Everyone submitting an individual paper or a proposal for a symposium, round table or workshop must be a current CPA member. On-line […]

The Future of the Philosophy Profession

August 31, 2014


Originally posted on Daily Nous:
Many graduate philosophy programs rely upon what could be characterized as a game of bait and switch. These programs exist not because there is a job market for their graduates. They exist for a variety of reasons, including the intrinsic value of philosophy and institutional mandates to produce Ph.D.’s. But…


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