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Welcome to the second Bioethics Digest, brought to you in association with the editors of the Bioethics Forum. This digest aims to bring you commentary on today’s most topical bioethics … Continue reading

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Next Steps in LGBT: Continuing Awareness

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” —Nathaniel Branden, American Psychologist Thank you, readers, for joining us on our month-long LGBT blog take-over. Together we … Continue reading

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Reproduction and the LGBT Parent; a Changing Narrative

One historically important objection to gay and lesbians relationships is that they are inherently sterile and incapable of producing children. Many gay men, lesbians, and bisexual people have managed to … Continue reading

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Virtual Roundtable Discussion on Migration and the Refugee Crisis

  At the end of 2014, there were an estimated 19.5 million refugees worldwide. This crisis was drawn once again into sharp light as Syrian refugees flooded Europe in recent … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Claudia Card (1940-2015)

Our condolences go out to the surviving family and colleagues of noted Dr. Claudia Falconer Card, who passed away September 12, 2015. Card was the Emma Goldman Professor of Philosophy … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

The European Journal of Philosophy is growing!

In response to an increasing number of high-quality submissions, the journal has added 50% more pages per volume.   ‘Founded by Mark Sacks in 1993, the European Journal of Philosophy has come … Continue reading

September 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

In Memoriam: Jaakko Hintikka (1929-2015)

Our condolences go out to the surviving family and colleagues of world-renowned Finnish philosopher and logician, Dr. Jaakko Hintikka, who has passed away. His obituary is linked here, in Finnish. … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

In Memoriam: Abner Shimony (1928-2015)

We are sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. Abner Shimony, noted American physicist and philosopher of science. Having earned a doctorate in philosophy from Yale University and a … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Congratulations 2014 Philosopher’s Annual Winners

Each year, The Philosopher’s Annual faces the daunting task of selecting the 10 best articles in philosophy published that year. For 2014, they’ve chosen two articles from journals published by … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

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