What Are the Humanities For?

Defending the defenders of the humanities. Apologist arguments do them and their cause little good. But it’s not their fault…
Defending the defenders of the humanities. Apologist arguments do them and their cause little good. But it’s not their fault… [More]

Not so foolish

Behavioral economics has taught us to be wary of our own cognitive biases. But placing too much faith in our own irrationality is itself irrational…
Behavioral economics has taught us to be wary of our own cognitive biases. But placing too much faith in our own irrationality is itself irrational… [More]

Donald Antrim and the Art of Anxiety

Donald Antrim, chronically underrated, had a year of recognition, which he calls “a very unexpected occurrence.” He didn’t expect to still be alive…
Donald Antrim, chronically underrated, had a year of recognition, which he calls “a very unexpected occurrence.” He didn’t expect to still be alive… [More]

The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century

2014.09.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews W. J. Mander (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century, Oxford University Press, 2014, 650pp.,
2014.09.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews W. J. Mander (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century, Oxford University Press, 2014, 650pp., [More]

Intellectual Property

[Revised entry by Adam Moore and Ken Himma on September 22, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Intellectual property is generally characterized as non-physical property that is the product
[Revised entry by Adam Moore and Ken Himma on September 22, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Intellectual property is generally characterized as non-physical property that is the product [More]

Al-Ghazali

[Revised entry by Frank Griffel on September 22, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Al-Ghazali (c.1056 - 1111) was one of the most prominent and influential philosophers, theologians,
[Revised entry by Frank Griffel on September 22, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Al-Ghazali (c.1056 - 1111) was one of the most prominent and influential philosophers, theologians, [More]

The History of Utilitarianism

[Revised entry by Julia Driver on September 22, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Utilitarianism is one of the most powerful and persuasive approaches to normative ethics in the history
[Revised entry by Julia Driver on September 22, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Utilitarianism is one of the most powerful and persuasive approaches to normative ethics in the history [More]

Assistant/Associate Professor in Philosophy

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Biola University
Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Biola University [More]

2014 David Norton Memorial Lecture at the University of Delaware

The Fall 2014 David Norton Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor Douglas N. Husak, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University. The title of the lecture is "Why Does Our Punitive Drug
The Fall 2014 David Norton Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor Douglas N. Husak, professor of philosophy at Rutgers University. The title of the lecture is "Why Does Our Punitive Drug [More]

kNOwMORE, Sexual Violence & Brands

Florida State University, which is across the tracks from my own Florida A&M University, has had some serious problems with sexual violence involving students. One response to this has been the
Florida State University, which is across the tracks from my own Florida A&M University, has had some serious problems with sexual violence involving students. One response to this has been the [More]