What Matters to Philosophers? A Survey

Dear Readers, I am posting the following request from Valerie Tiberius: “What Matters to Philosophers?” Dear Colleague, As chair of a philosophy department at a large state institution (University
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Dear Readers, I am posting the following request from Valerie Tiberius:“What Matters to Philosophers?”Dear Colleague,As chair of a philosophy department at a large state institution (University of Minnesota), I’ve frequently been called upon to defend philosophy and to justify its place in higher education.  This has made me reflect on what really is worth preserving, celebrating, or (possibly) changing about our field.  To this end I want to solicit the views of my philosophy colleagues in a more systematic way than just asking my Facebook friends, which is what drew me to the project of creating a survey. I am now writing to ask you to participate in this (fairly short) survey:  “What Matters to Philosophers”.  Please click the link below to take the survey, or copy it into the location bar of your web browser:http://z.umn.edu/PhilosophySurveyThe point of this survey is to gather your views regarding what is valuable in your academic discipline, so that we can address questions. . .

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