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  • In this post, I will reflect on my experience in the Critical Philosophy of Race class I took with Jackie Scott at Loyola University Chicago in Spring 2022. I chose this experience because the pedagogical model of the class offered me something different from other philosophy courses I have taken. I would broadly describe this []
  • The Caribbean Philosophical Association is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the association’s awards for contributions to philosophical thought, literature, mentorship, and best papers at the association’s 2022 international conference: Frantz Fanon Lifetime Achievement Award Gerald Horne Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Lifetime Achievement Award Nkiru Nzegwu Nicolás Cristóbal Guillén Batista Outstanding Activist Intellectual and []
  • Susan Freymiller deVillier, Master Instructor and Chairperson in the Department of Leadership Education, connects with a student in class at Culver Academies. In the fall of 1986, Culver Academies offered its first courses in the newly formed Department of Leadership Education. On the occasion of its inception, then Superintendent of Schools, Dean Ralph Manuel, said, []
  • A conversation about dirt becomes a discussion of death, grief, and philosophy.
  • Eric Shoemaker is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. His primary research interests are in democratic theory and the philosophy of law, and his work thus far has focused on the topic of the political applications of random selection. Eric completed his JD at the University of Toronto in 2020. Eric has taught []

The Stone

Daily Nous

  • Editors of academic philosophy journals whose content is largely behind paywalls may be interested in applying to a new program from MIT Press that will cover the expenses of transitioning a journal to...
  • Benjamin Ross Tilghman, professor emeritus of philosophy at Kansas State University, has died. Professor Tilghman worked in philosophy of art and the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein. He is the author...
  • The European Research Council (ERC) recently announced the winners of their sizable Consolidator Grants, and several philosophers were among them. They are: A.J. Cotnoir (University of St Andrews) Instruments...
  • The Royal Institute of Philosophy (RIP) has announced the creation of a new book prize to recognize the most original philosophical research that transcends academic disciplines. The prize comes with...
  • There is room to think creatively about how to improve learning and love of philosophy via innovation in pedagogy. Thats Russell Marcus, professor of philosophy at Hamilton College, and Catherine Schmitt...

Philosopher's Cocoon

Leiter Reports

Aeon Philosophy

  • The book of leaves

    While looking for samples for a short film, an animator gathers 2,400 leaves. His collection makes for a mesmerising flip book - by Aeon Video...
  • Worried that technology is ‘breaking your brain’? Fears about attention spans and focus are as old as writing itself - by Joe Stadolnik Read...
  • My Duduś

    ‘He was a baby. He still couldn’t see.’ How one woman nursed an abandoned squirrel back to health – then had to let him go - by Aeon Video ...
  • Known unknowables

    The ancient Sceptics used doubt as a way of investigating the world. Later thinkers undermined even that possibility - by Mahdi Ranaee Read...
  • Exploring Abstract Expressionism through the New York artists Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning and Helen Frankenthaler - by Aeon Video Watch...