Faculty position in Philosophy

Job List:  Asia/Africa/Australasia Name of institution:  American University of
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American University of Sharjah
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Pankaj Mishra: &ldquo;Longing for the ancien r&eacute;gime increasingly defines the <strong>Atlantic seaboard&rsquo;s pundits</strong> as much as it does the fine people defending the honour of Robert E. Lee&rdquo;

Pankaj Mishra: &amp;ldquo;Longing for the ancien r&amp;eacute;gime increasingly defines the Atlantic seaboard&amp;rsquo;s pundits as much as it does the fine people defending the honour of Robert E.
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Pankaj Mishra: “Longing for the ancien régime increasingly defines the Atlantic seaboard’s pundits as much as it does the fine people defending the honour of Robert E. Lee”

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Books by <strong>Charles Darwin</strong> number 25. Books about Darwin number 7,500, with 160 more titles each year. Is there anything new to say on the subject? Yes

Books by Charles Darwin number 25. Books about Darwin number 7,500, with 160 more titles each year. Is there anything new to say on the subject?
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Books by Charles Darwin number 25. Books about Darwin number 7,500, with 160 more titles each year. Is there anything new to say on the subject? Yes

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<strong>Amis at 70</strong>. Once young and belligerent, now a domesticated elder statesman hoping that his daughter won't opt for college in California

Amis at 70. Once young and belligerent, now a domesticated elder statesman hoping that his daughter won&#39;t opt for college in
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Amis at 70. Once young and belligerent, now a domesticated elder statesman hoping that his daughter won't opt for college in California

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Inclusive Ethics: Extending Beneficence and Egalitarian Justice

2017.09.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ingmar Persson, Inclusive Ethics: Extending Beneficence and Egalitarian Justice, Oxford University Press, 2017, 288 pp., $70.00
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2017.09.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Ingmar Persson, Inclusive Ethics: Extending Beneficence and Egalitarian Justice, Oxford University Press, 2017, 288 pp., $70.00 (hbk), Reviewed by David Kaspar, St. John's University This book offers a comprehensive moral theory and applies it to a wide variety of issues. Abortion, personal identity, speciesism, death, the repugnant conclusion, prioritarianism, the philosophy of life -- all these and other topics are covered. Persson's general moral theory is a distinctive justice-respecting consequentialism aptly captured by the name 'inclusive ethics'.. Clearly more is covered by his theory than most ethicists would allow, including merely possible conscious beings and maggots. Its two fundamental concepts are beneficence and justice. The foundations of his theory are apparently more fully treated in his previous book, From Morality to the End of Reason (Oxford University Press, 2013), to which he. . .

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Arguments for Incompatibilism

[Revised entry by Kadri Vihvelin on September 18, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] We believe that we have free will and this belief is so firmly entrenched in our daily lives that it is
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[Revised entry by Kadri Vihvelin on September 18, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] We believe that we have free will and this belief is so firmly entrenched in our daily lives that it is almost impossible to take seriously the thought that it might be mistaken. We deliberate and make choices, for instance, and in so doing we assume that there is more than one choice we can make, more than one action we are able to perform. When we look back and regret a foolish choice, or blame ourselves for not doing something we should have done, we assume that we could have chosen and done otherwise. When we look forward and make...

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Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Fellow-in-Residence

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Lecturer-Department of Philosophy

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Americas Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; Case Western Reserve
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The idea of "<strong>white people</strong>" has a history, but it&rsquo;s a short one. It was invented on October 19, 1613, the brainchild of the Jacobean playwright Thomas Middleton

The idea of &quot;white people&quot; has a history, but it&amp;rsquo;s a short one. It was invented on October 19, 1613, the brainchild of the Jacobean playwright Thomas
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The idea of "white people" has a history, but it’s a short one. It was invented on October 19, 1613, the brainchild of the Jacobean playwright Thomas Middleton

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<strong>A.E. Housman</strong>'s work is suffused with the pain of life, and the beauty of that pain. Yet his emotional armor was heavy. How to explain the gulf between poet and poetry?

A.E. Housman&#39;s work is suffused with the pain of life, and the beauty of that pain. Yet his emotional armor was heavy. How to explain the gulf between poet and
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A.E. Housman's work is suffused with the pain of life, and the beauty of that pain. Yet his emotional armor was heavy. How to explain the gulf between poet and poetry?

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