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‘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 […]

CFP: 6th Annual UCalgary Graduate Philosophy Conference – Ethics in the Age of Science

January 20, 2017

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CALL FOR PAPERS AND ABSTRACTS   6th Annual University of Calgary Graduate Philosophy Conference Topic: Ethics in the Age of Science   Conference Date: May 3, 2017 – May 4, 2017   This year’s graduate conference topic will be ETHICS IN THE AGE OF SCIENCE. Papers written in any area of applied or normative ethics will be […]

CFA: 34th Annual International Social Philosophy Conference

October 20, 2016

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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

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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

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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 […]