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Our top picks for APA Pacific 2016 – Are You Ready?

This year’s American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting is drawing near. You’re likely combing through the program or app (yes, there’s an app!) squinting at the small font wishing you … Continue reading

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Philosophy of Science: How do gravitational waves confirm general relativity?

Last month, this New York Times article announced that a team of scientists “had heard and recorded the sound of two black holes colliding a billion light-years away, a fleeting … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Women’s Day 2016

Each year on International Women’s Day, we are reminded to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women worldwide. This year, the theme is #pledgeforparity, a call forĀ all … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Hugh J. McCann (1942-2016)

Our condolences go out to the family and colleagues of Dr. Hugh Joseph McCann, who passed away on February 22, 2016. McCann was a Professor of Philosophy at the Texas … Continue reading

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We asked you: What is the future of philosophy?

At this year’s APA Eastern Meeting, we asked you, “What you think is the future of philosophy?” and “What questions you might have for your peers?” Here’s what some of … Continue reading

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Trump and Moral Evil

Philosophy scholar and guest blogger, Thomas White, speaks to the Trump Phenomenon and the dangers of Moral Evil as the ‘Privatized Self.’

May 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

Recap: American Philosophical Association Eastern Meeting 2016

This year’s APA Eastern meeting didn’t disappoint. From January 6-9th, philosophers flocked to chilly Washington, D.C. to actively further the study of philosophy inĀ meetings, presentations, and receptions. The Wiley Blackwell … Continue reading

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