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CFA: 34th Annual International Social Philosophy Conference

October 20, 2016


Thirty-Fourth International Social Philosophy Conference Sponsored by the North American Society for Social Philosophy with the Department of Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago July 13-15, 2017 Proposals in all areas of social philosophy are welcome, but special attention will be devoted to: Justice: Social, Criminal, Juvenile   Some possible paper topics include: Justice and the law Justice in […]

On ‘Ought Implies Can’ in Ethics and Epistemology

August 31, 2016


I recently got into a discussion about the ‘ought implies can’ (OIC) principle on social media. The poster suggested that he bought the principle in ethics but maybe not in epistemology. Disclaimer: I buy it wholeheartedly in ethics, and I’m inclined to buy it in epistemology as well. But pulling apart OIC in different realms […]

New Contributor: Jamie Lombardi

August 9, 2016


It brings me pleasure to announce another new blogger to the fold here at APT, Jamie Lombardi.  Jamie Lombardi is a graduate student at New York University where she studies Bioethics. Her area of interests lie at the intersection of neuroethics and public policy. I’m looking forward to her posts as we share many of […]

Men and Emotion

June 24, 2016


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


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


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


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 […]