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Blog of the APA

  • Rebecca Millsop Eugene Chislenko founded Philosophers for Sustainability in order to change the profession. With 150 members in 17 countries in its first two years, PfS is going strong. The post Changing our Institutions: PfS first appeared on Blog of the APA .
  • Spencer Case is an international research fellow at Wuhan University in China. He finished his Ph.D. at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2018. He is a US Army veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. He writes popularly for National Reviewand other outlets and runs the Micro-Digressions podcast. If you were a brick in [] The post APA Member Interview: Spencer Case first appeared on Blog of the APA .
  • The Prize for Excellence and Innovation in Philosophy Programs has been jointly sponsored by the APA and the PDC since 1999. It recognizes philosophy departments, research centers, institutes, societies, publishers, and other organizations for creating programs that risk undertaking new initiatives in philosophy and do so with excellence and success, and to publicize the success [] The post The P4C/Aggie School of Athens Philosophy Summer Camp for Teens Wins the 2020 APA/PDC Prize for Excellence and Innovation first appeared on Blog of the APA .
  • As part of the Blog of the APA‘s partnership with Exact Editions, we are offering one new book by Broadview Press in its entirety for readers to enjoy until February 17. Click on the link below to visit the virtual reading room. Moral Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction by Daniel DeNicola: Moral Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction [] The post Enjoy a book about Moral Philosophy first appeared on Blog of the APA .
  • 1:40 PM CST. I am writing this on January 6, 2021, the day of the Electoral College vote certification, while watching ABC News through Hulu after receiving an urgent text message from my mother. Pundits are clamoring in frantic tones, trying to make sense of what Mitt Romney on Twitter has called an “insurrection”: a [] The post A Coup by Any Other Name: Reflections on Democracy, Defense, and White Supremacy first appeared on Blog of the APA .

The Stone

  • Five years after his death, the dystopian world that his music describes seems closer than ever. But maybe he can show us a way out of it.
  • The pastures of digital dictatorship — crowded conditions, mass surveillance, virtual reality — are already here.
  • We’re living in a perpetual present tense. And we are waiting.
  • A.I. and I

    Artificial intelligence has given my pancreas a mind of its own. Am I the human being of the future?
  • Religious Muslims in many nations are finding their sacred rituals of mourning disrupted.

Daily Nous

  • James Jim Edwards, professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Glasgow, died earlier this month. Professor Edwards worked on topics in epistemology and philosophy of language. You can browse...
  • The Kansas Board of Regents yesterday approved a measure that, according to a faculty member representing the Council of Faculty Senate Presidents in Kanasas, basically suspends tenure for a year at...
  • A new website offers free posters, postcards, and handouts that dispel misconceptions about humanities majors. Faculty and students majoring in liberal arts fields have consistently to fight back against...
  • In the following guest post*, Perry Hendricks, a productive Ph.D. student at Purdue University, offers some advice for his fellow graduate students about publishing and writing. Publishing: A Guide...
  • When the pandemic pushed professional activities online, we organized the talks of conferences, but neglected the conversation, writes Georgi Gardiner, assistant professor of philosophy at the University...

Philosopher's Cocoon

  • In our December “how can we help you?” thread, a reader writes: I am wondering whether and how to include a Major Revisions decision in my application...
  • I was intrigued to read Perry Hendricks' advice for grad students on how to write papers for publication. It is practical, no-nonsense, and contains a...
  • In our December "how can we help you?" thread, a reader writes: I would be interested in hearing readers' insights about how to approach your department...
  • In our December "how can we help you?" thread, a reader writes: I'm a graduate student from a third world country with only very little experience in...
  • In our December "how can we help you?" thread, a reader writes: I am a tenure-track faculty at mid-sized R2 that is aspiring to be an R1. I have become...

Leiter Reports

Aeon Philosophy

  • Gulf slave society

    The glittering city-states of the Persian Gulf fit the classicist Moses Finley’s criteria of genuine slave societies By Bernard Freamon Read at...
  • With fewer than 70 wolves left in Norway, the debate over their protection is dividing communities By Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
  • A pang of hunger, a stab of pain, a sense of dread – these experiences emerge on the shore where biology and culture meet By Mallory Feldman & Kristen...
  • Free like a street dog: cynicism evolved from ‘dog philosophers’ such as Diogenes who rejected materialism and manners By Aeon Video Watch at...
  • ‘Natural’ remedies are metaphysically inconsistent and unscientific. Yet they offer something that modern medicine cannot By Alan Jay Levinovitz...