Browsing Archives of Author »Justin Caouette«

Men and Emotion

June 24, 2016

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Originally posted on sibilantfricative:
I teach at a university that was, up until recently, a polytechnical college before it was eaten up by a larger state school. That means on a daily basis, I work primarily with men. In a typical writing or literature class that I teach, there are often only one or two…

Have Gun, Will Settle Dispute: The Dangerous, Alluring Temptation

June 14, 2016

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Originally posted on Samir Chopra:
I’ve seen fights, disputes, grow, fester, erupt into bouts of violence: disagreements become irrevocable, boundaries are crossed, and then, tempers flare. Punches and slaps are thrown, sometimes half-heartedly, sometimes in a desperate flurry, sometimes shirt collars are grabbed as the ‘fight’ turns into an ungainly grappling session with headholds and…

CFP: 2016 Northwest Philosophy Conference (Gonzaga)

June 10, 2016

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The 2016 Northwest Philosophy Conference will be held in Spokane Washington this year at the Gonzaga University Campus on October 14-15. I’ve presented at this conference several times and found it to of high quality, though they seem to have changed the format and there will be no commentators which I’m not sure I like very much. Here […]

Philosopher’s Cocoon: Seeking Philosophical Mentors

June 9, 2016

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Helen De Cruz and Marcus Arvan are seeking mentors for their Philosopher’s Cocoon Job-Market Mentoring Project. The philosophy job market is a tough place (I’ve applied to a few jobs over the past year or so) and this project seeks to help as much as a project can help during this difficult process. Below is a […]

CFP: 2016 Workshop on Exploitation and Coercion (Carnegie Mellon University)

June 9, 2016

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You can find the original CFP here. Below is a summary of what can be found on the official workshop website. I love the workshop format and will be hosting a workshop in Calgary next spring tentatively titled: Ethics in the Age of Neuroscience (stay tuned for that call in the coming months). Thanks to Liam […]

New Contributor: James DiGiovanna

June 2, 2016

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It brings me great pleasure to add Dr.James DiGiovanna to our growing list of contributors here at ‘ A Philosopher’s Take’ (APT). I first met James in Oxford at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Applied Philosophy in 2014 and we’ve been staying in contact (electronically) ever since. He and I share a number of […]

Mass Incarceration And The ‘Overfederalization’ Of Crime

May 15, 2016

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Originally posted on Samir Chopra:
America’s mass incarceration is the bastard child of many. Among them: racism, the War on Drugs (itself a racist business), the evisceration of the Constitution through ideological interpretive strategies, prosecutorial misconduct, police brutality, and so on. Yet other culprits may be found elsewhere, in other precincts of the legal and…

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