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  • Jacob J. Andrews is a PhD candidate at Loyola University Chicago. He received his MA from Marquette and MPhil from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. His ... Read more...
  • This edition of the Recently Published Book Spotlight is about Michael Patrick Lynchs book Know-it-All Society: Truth and Arrogance in Political Culture. Michael Patrick Lynch ... Read more...
  • Kristina Dukoski is an undergraduate philosophy student at the University of Toronto Scarborough. She has experience as a teaching assistant in both introductory philosophy and ... Read more...
  • Racism As Self-Love

    By Grant J. Silva In his Discourse on the Origins of Inequality, Jean-Jacques Rousseau posits an important distinction between self-preservation (amour de soi) and self-love ... Read more...
  • by Darian Spearman I first would like to thank Dr. Anthony Neal for his work explicating the philosophical elements of Howard Thurman’s work. I had ... Read more...

The Stone

Daily Nous

  • I think metaphysics is what it’s always beenand it’s hard to say what that is! Thats Ross Cameron, professor of philosophy at the University of Virginia, answering a question from interviewer Richard...
  • Mini-Heap

    Friday Mini-Heap: Women do not trust that the department will protect them from faculty sexual misconduct and conservative views have been disrespected by faculty  two of the findings of a recent climate...
  • The American Philosophical Association (APA) has published its Good Practices Guide, a set of recommendations to help philosophers create and maintain an academic community based on mutual respect,...
  • Plausible answers as to the nature of our mission as philosophy educators gives us no unique reason to focus on logic as the mathematical tool of interest to philosophers. The following is a guest post...
  • Naomi Zack, professor of philosophy at Lehman College, City University of New York (CUNY), has been awarded the 2019 Romanell Phi Beta Kappa Professorship. The award includes delivering three lectures...

Philosopher's Cocoon

Leiter Reports

Aeon Philosophy

  • The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is an annual competition for the brainiest of high-school maths whizzes in the world. This animation...
  • In The Second Sex (1949), Simone de Beauvoir argued that women were at a disadvantage in a society where they grew up under ‘a multiplicity of incompatible...
  • Lions in the corner

    Chris ‘Scarface’ Wilmore has spent much of his life in Virginia facing violence and jail time. Despite an early opiate addiction and running with...
  • Modern zoos are proud of their contribution to animal conservation but will always be haunted by their histories By Nigel T Rothfels Read at Aeon...
  • Race on the mind

    When Europeans colonised North Africa, they imposed their preoccupation with race onto its diverse peoples and deep past By Ramzi Rouighi Read...