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New Contributor: Janella Baxter

May 24, 2018

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I’m happy to announce yet another solid philosopher to the fold here at A Philosopher’s Take. I had the pleasure of meeting Janella Baxter a few years back at one of our grad conferences here at the University of Calgary. Dr. Baxter is a pleasure to be around and talk philosophy with; here is a […]

CFP: The 55th Meeting of the Western Canadian Philosophical Association

May 14, 2018

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  (Please see the links at the end to volunteer as reviewer or commentator) The 55th Annual Meeting of the Western Canadian Philosophical Association in conjunction with The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Environmental Philosophy/ Société Canadienne de Philosophie Environnementale will be held October 26-28, 2018, at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta. […]

New Contributor: Alfred Archer

May 12, 2018

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Nearly 4 years ago I traveled to Ireland with my coauthor (David Boutland) to deliver a talk at University College Dublin on the concept of supererogation. The conference/workshop was FANTASTIC and I made some friends that I still keep in touch with today. One of those friends was Dr. Alfred Archer and I am excited […]

New Contributor: Olivia Scheyer

April 30, 2018

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Join me in welcoming a new contributor to the fold; Olivia Scheyer obtained her B.A. in philosophy from Tufts University in 2017. Her philosophical interests include bioethics, especially neuroethics and AI, and moral psychology, all of which she is preparing to study further in law school. Find Olivia on twitter @oliviascheyer 

CFA: The 2018 Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC)

April 13, 2018

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Great opportunity for MA and PHD students to share their work. See the CFA below (deadline is May 1st!): The 2018 Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC) is hosted by the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London. The event will be held on the 23rd and 24th of July, 2018, at King’s College London’s Strand and Waterloo Campuses (situated in central London).   The PGBC is […]

On the Concept of Cheating

April 12, 2018

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A while back I blogged over at PhilPercs about the concept of cheating. That blog post was the seed that grew into a forthcoming co-authored publication aptly titled “Cheating and Enhancement: Implications for Policy in Sport” (and who says blogging is a waste of time?!). Below is a summary of that initial post where I posed […]

Book Release: The Moral Psychology of Compassion

March 23, 2018

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When projects come to completion it’s always a really good feeling! So, it goes without saying that I’m excited to announce the release of my new co-edited collection on the Moral Psychology of Compassion (with Rowman and Littlefield). I’m excited about this volume for several reasons. First, it’s diverse! There are a number of perspectives […]