A Philosopher’s Blog: 2014 Free on Amazon

A Philosopher’s Blog: 2014 Philosophical Essays on Many Subjects will be available as a free Kindle book on Amazon from 12/31/2014-1/4/2015. This book contains all the essays from the 2014
A Philosopher’s Blog: 2014 Philosophical Essays on Many Subjects will be available as a free Kindle book on Amazon from 12/31/2014-1/4/2015. This book contains all the essays from the 2014 [More]

CFP: 6th Annual Northwestern/Notre Dame Graduate Epistemology Conference

The 6th annual NU/ND Grad Epistemology conference will take place April 24-25, 2015, on the campus of Notre Dame University (South Bend, IN).  The keynote speaker is TBD, but the following text is
The 6th annual NU/ND Grad Epistemology conference will take place April 24-25, 2015, on the campus of Notre Dame University (South Bend, IN).  The keynote speaker is TBD, but the following text is [More]

God and Terry Eagleton

Christian in his moral vernacular, Catholic in his sensibility, Marxist in his political intelligence: Terry Eagleton is one odd intellectual…
Christian in his moral vernacular, Catholic in his sensibility, Marxist in his political intelligence: Terry Eagleton is one odd intellectual… [More]

Artist and entrepreneur

Careers in art are being shaped by two trends: The death of the artist as solitary genius, and the rise of the artist as entrepreneur…
Careers in art are being shaped by two trends: The death of the artist as solitary genius, and the rise of the artist as entrepreneur… [More]

World still loves Shakespeare

Shakespeare scholars are a fractious bunch, but when it comes to explaining his enduring appeal, the predominant answer has survived centuries of debate…
Shakespeare scholars are a fractious bunch, but when it comes to explaining his enduring appeal, the predominant answer has survived centuries of debate… [More]

2015 SCP Pacific Regional Conference – Call for Papers

The 2015 Conference of the Society of Christian Philosophers (Pacific Region) March 20-21, 2015 Hosted by Azusa Pacific University Keynote Speakers Linda Zagzebski (University of Oklahoma), Robert
The 2015 Conference of the Society of Christian Philosophers (Pacific Region) March 20-21, 2015 Hosted by Azusa Pacific University Keynote Speakers Linda Zagzebski (University of Oklahoma), Robert [More]

Probability in Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

[New Entry by Rudolf Schuessler on December 29, 2014.] Probability-related terminology played an important role in medieval and Renaissance philosophy. Terms such as 'probable' (probabilis),
[New Entry by Rudolf Schuessler on December 29, 2014.] Probability-related terminology played an important role in medieval and Renaissance philosophy. Terms such as 'probable' (probabilis), [More]

On Normativity and Epistemic Intuitions

As some (hopefully many) of you know, several years ago I started an effort to systematically replicate diverse results from the experimental philosophy literature. That work produced two papers
As some (hopefully many) of you know, several years ago I started an effort to systematically replicate diverse results from the experimental philosophy literature. That work produced two papers [More]

Two New Experimental Philosophers

Last year, I put up a post about ten people doing experimental philosophy who had gotten jobs in the field. I just realized, however, that I was neglecting another source of new experimental
Last year, I put up a post about ten people doing experimental philosophy who had gotten jobs in the field. I just realized, however, that I was neglecting another source of new experimental [More]

Symbols & Truth

After the murderous attack on the school in Peshawar, Pakistan an image of a child’s blood-stained shoe began appearing in the social media. While the image certainly fit the carnage, the photo was
After the murderous attack on the school in Peshawar, Pakistan an image of a child’s blood-stained shoe began appearing in the social media. While the image certainly fit the carnage, the photo was [More]