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Dangerously Big Ideas: Do we need grand theories?

Our culture and philosophy is sceptical of grand theories and big ideas, which we think best left to Parisian taxi drivers. But aren’t grand theories unavoidable? Would it not be … Continue reading

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Mind & Language symposium: Consciousness, Information and the Visual Streams

Visit the Brains blog over the next couple of weeks to take part in a symposium on Wayne Wu’s “Against Division: Consciousness, Information and the Visual Streams”. Commentaries by David Kaplan … Continue reading

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Hypatia Symposium – Interview with Michael Doan

Michael Doan, Eastern Michigan University, on “Complex Problems and Motivational Inertia.”  This video interview, conducted by C. Shaheen Moosa, accompanies Doan’s article “Climate Change and Complacency,” published in Volume  29, … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hypatia Symposium – Interview with Lorraine Code

Lorraine Code, Distinguished Research Professor Emerita in philosophy at York University in Toronto and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, on “Epistemic Responsibility and Climate Change Skepticism.”  This video … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hypatia Symposium – Interview with Heidi Grasswick

Heidi Grasswick, the George Nye and Anne Walker Boardman Professor of Mental and Moral Science at Middlebury College, on “Climate Change, Positionality, and Responsible Trust.”  This video interview, conducted by C. … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Congratulations 2013 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 2013, they’ve chosen a remarkable five out of 10 … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hypatia Symposium – Climate Change, Buen Vivir, and the Dialectic of Enlightenment: Toward a Feminist Critical Philosophy of Climate Justice by REGINA COCHRANE

Climate Change, Buen Vivir, and the Dialectic of Enlightenment: Toward a Feminist Critical Philosophy of Climate Justice  REGINA COCHRANE Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Calgary The following … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

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