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To What End? The Moral Value of Compassion

May 1, 2018 by

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I am excited to get started as a new contributor to A Philosopher’s Take by engaging with a captivating post by APT peer David Boutland (co-authored by Trudy Govier) titled “The Pitfalls of Compassion,”  which touches on the main points of his recent, similarly titled publication (which can be found here). First off, many thanks […]

New Contributor: Olivia Scheyer

April 30, 2018 by

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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