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New Contributor: Adam Hayden

October 16, 2017

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We’ve added another philosopher to our growing list of bloggers here at A Philosopher’s Take. Let’s all welcome Adam Hayden to the fold. I had the pleasure of meeting Adam virtually (on twitter) some time in late 2013/early 2014 and we’ve stayed in pretty steady contact over the last 3-4 years. We’ve had many philosophical […]

On the Nature of Forgiveness

September 26, 2017

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Many moons ago I wrote a very brief blog post on the nature of forgiveness. Since then I’ve presented some work on forgiveness, I’ve edited a collection where forgiveness was one of the chapters discussed in the volume, and I’ve read tons on the subject. I’m sad to report that forgiveness still evades me. Though […]

On The Moral Psychology of Social Media

September 25, 2017

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When one researches within the domain of moral psychology their aim is mostly to investigate human functioning within a specific or general moral context. These investigations may impact wider debates being had in the domain of ethical theory. In this short post I’d like to think out loud a bit about the moral psychology of […]

A History Lesson Every American Should Know

August 28, 2017

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***The following post was authored by a professor of philosophy in North America that wishes to remain anonymous.  They say that those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Well, I have studied history books, and here’s a history lesson. Several decades ago, a boorish man with no morals came to hold […]

‘A Philosopher’s Take’ Turns 5 Years Old

June 6, 2017

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A few weeks ago ‘A Philosopher’s Take’ turned 5 years old! I just wanted to say thanks to our contributors, our editors, and most of all to our readers for checking in and engaging on the blog with the ideas of all of our contributors. I speak for all of us when I say that […]

2017 University of Calgary Graduate Student Conference Program and Details

April 26, 2017

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Topic: Ethics in the Age of Science Our 6th Annual Graduate Student Philosophy Conference program has been finalized. We are quite happy with our list of contributors who will be delivering excellent graduate student scholarship. Click on the link to the conference poster below for more details. Confirmed Plenary Speakers: 2017 Conference Brochure_v003 KATRINA SIFFERD (Elmhurst College) GREGG […]

Upcoming Features and Blog Update

April 25, 2017

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Blog Update: Things are going fairly well here at the blog, though lately we’ve been posting a bit less than usual. Fortunately, that hasn’t stopped our traffic from picking up. As of today (April 26, 2017) we are closing in on 300k hits! Over the past 3 months we’ve seen our largest flow of traffic […]