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Hypatia Symposium – Climate Change—Editors’ Introduction by NANCY TUANA and CHRIS J. CUOMO

Climate Change—Editors’ Introduction           NANCY TUANA Professor, Department of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University CHRIS J. CUOMO Professor, Department of Philosophy and Institute for Women’s Studies, The … Continue reading

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Special Virtual Bioethics Issues on Conceptual Bioethics and Philosophy and Bioethics

Over the last few decades there has been an ongoing debate in bioethics about conceptual questions in the field as well as about the specific role of philosophy and philosophers … Continue reading

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Philosophy Bites Back: can science do away with philosophy?

From neuroscience to cosmology, Hawking to Dawkins, many argue science can do away with philosophy. Yet science is replete with philosophical  puzzles. Should we see science as one metaphysics amongst … Continue reading

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This Debate Has No Title: Solving the self-referential paradox

New from the The Institute of Art and Ideas. Paradoxes of self-reference are found in mathematics, literature and philosophy from the Greeks to Derrida. Can we ever solve them? And do … Continue reading

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Hypatia Symposium – Gender & Geoengineering by HOLLY JEAN BUCK, ANDREA R. GAMMON, CHRISTOPHER J. PRESTON

Gender and Geoengineering HOLLY JEAN BUCK Ph.D. candidate, Development Sociology, Cornell University ANDREA R. GAMMON Ph.D. candidate, Environmental Philosophy, Radboud University Nijmegen CHRISTOPHER J. PRESTON Professor, Department of Philosophy, University … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Hypatia Symposium – Climate Change & Complacency by MICHAEL D. DOAN

Climate Change and Complacency MICHAEL D. DOAN Assistant Professor, History & Philosophy Department, Eastern Michigan University   The following is an EXCERPT, click here to read the full article Browse the … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · 8 Comments

Hypatia Symposium – Interview with Nancy Tuana

Nancy Tuana, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Rock Institute for Ethics at Pennsylvania State University, discusses important themes in gender and climate change for the Hypatia Special Issue … Continue reading

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Hypatia Symposium – Only Resist: Feminist Ecological Citizenship and the Post-politics of Climate Change by SHERILYN MACGREGOR

Only Resist: Feminist Ecological Citizenship and the Post-politics of Climate Change SHERILYN MACGREGOR Lecturer in Environmental Politics in SPIRE, Keele University    The following is an EXCERPT, click here to … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Hypatia Symposium – Indigenous Women, Climate Change Impacts, & Collective Action by KYLE POWYS WHYTE

Indigenous Women, Climate Change Impacts, & Collective Action KYLE POWYS WHYTE Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Michigan State University   The following is an excerpt, click here to read the full … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Hypatia Symposium – Interview with Carolyn Sachs

Carolyn Sachs, Professor of Rural Sociology and Head of Women’s Studies Department at Pennsylvania State University, discusses important themes in gender and climate change for the Hypatia special issue on … Continue reading

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Hypatia Symposium – Climate Change Science & Responsible Trust: A Situated Approach by HEIDI GRASSWICK

Climate Change Science and Responsible Trust: A Situated Approach HEIDI GRASSWICK Professor, Department of Philosophy, Middlebury College   The following is an EXCERPT, click here to read the full article Browse … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 6 Comments

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