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Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective

Started Mar 28, 2013 0 Replies

Two graduate students associated with the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity at the University of North Texas (Kelli Barr and Wenlong LU) posted a …Continue

Who should count as a philosophic peer?

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We raise this issue in a piece published in Inside Higher Ed this…Continue

The future of philosophy -- public or 'anti-intellectual'?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher L. Moore Dec 17, 2011. 11 Replies

The Leiter Report features an entry discussing two recently published articles in the Chronicle of Higher Education on the future of philosophy:…Continue

Kitcher's recent Metaphilosophy article -- "Philosophy: Inside Out"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Littmann Mar 4. 1 Reply

Has anyone here read it? I blogged about it…Continue

 

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Greg Littmann replied to J. Britt Holbrook's discussion Kitcher's recent Metaphilosophy article -- "Philosophy: Inside Out"
"I think that Kitcher is right that we should ask ourselves what the value of our research is and that we should be more open to work that is presently considered peripheral. I think that he is completely wrong in suggesting that less attention needs…"
Mar 4
Matthew Alan Ryg commented on J. Britt Holbrook's group Occupy Philosophy
"I'm happy to be a part of the Occupy Philosophy Affinity Group.  Are folks still talking about Occupy?  What's the latest?"
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Occupy Philosophy

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Oct 24, 2013
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"Adam Briggle and I just published a preprint of a paper we're working on here: http://ning.it/10gL04i. Comments welcome!"
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Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective

Two graduate students associated with the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity at the University of North Texas (Kelli Barr and Wenlong LU) posted a report on the recent Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Conference that may be of interest to PPN folks on the Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective (SERRC) site.The SERRC might be of interest, in…See More
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Who should count as a philosophic peer?

We raise this issue in a piece published in Inside Higher Ed this morning. Discussion welcome!See More
Dec 10, 2012
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Christopher L. Moore commented on J. Britt Holbrook's group Occupy Philosophy
"Well, welcome! Correction above, that's Herbert Simon."
Apr 11, 2012

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University of North Texas, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies
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In the 19th and 20th centuries, philosophy became professionalized. I am interested in making the profession of philosophy more philosophical.

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Taking Philosophy into the Field Workshop

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Hello, public philosophers. I'm part of the team that's running the workshop on 'Taking Philosophy into the Field' on Friday morning during the upcoming PPN meeting in Atlanta on March 14-16.

In case anyone wants to get a head start on thinking through some of the issues we'll be addressing at the workshop, I invite you to participate in the Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective discussion of our recent article…

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Engaging Public Policy

Posted on January 6, 2012 at 11:17am 0 Comments

Philosophers ought to be interested in the Research Works Act, a bill currently before Congress.

Going public in newspapers

Posted on January 5, 2012 at 12:14pm 0 Comments

10-step advice.

Public philosophy in Slate

Posted on January 4, 2012 at 10:55am 0 Comments

Click here to find a new article in Slate Magazine that discusses ethical and policy concerns over new technologies, advertisements, and you.

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