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APA Member Interview: Phillip Barron

Phillip Barronis a PhD candidate in philosophy at the University of Connecticut, focusing on aesthetics and philosophy of language. He is also a poet. His first book of poems, What Comes from a Thing (Fourteen Hills Press, 2015), won the Caribbean Philosophical Association’s Nicolás Guillén Award for philosophical literature. Currently, he is a pre-doctoral fellow [More]

APA Member Interview: Bob Beddor

Bob Beddor is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the National University of Singapore. He works on issues at the intersection of epistemology, philosophy of language, and metaethics.  What are you working on right now?  I have a few projects that I’m working on. One of these explores the role of certainty in epistemology. Contemporary [More]

APA Member Interview: William Bell

William Bell is currently a graduate student at Washington University in St. Louis. His main research interests are in well-being and metaethics. What excites you about philosophy? Between completing my master’s and current PhD studies, I spent a couple of years working in a school and not doing much philosophy. I really missed it. To [More]

APA Member Interview: David Atenasio

David Atenasio will serve as a lecturer this Fall at Frostburg State University. He received his PhD from Loyola University Chicago in 2019. He primarily writes on topics related to complicity, collective action and collective responsibility, but is also working on projects on the nature of consent and the social contract. What are you working on [More]

APA Member Interview: Beth Barker

Beth Barker is a philosopher in transition from the University of Missouri’s PhD program in philosophy, where she completed her MA, to Northwestern University’s. Her interests in philosophy are social epistemology and social philosophy of language. In particular, she likes thinking about spaces of epistemic exchange besides testimony, and the nuanced ways knowers might wrong [More]

APA Member Interview: Peter Andes

Peter Andes is a PhD candidate in philosophy at the University of Alberta. He specializes in moral and political philosophy. His PhD research is on the ethical issues involved in procreation. What excites you about philosophy? Just when I think I’ve made up my mind on some issue, I’ll encounter some forcefully made argument that [More]

APA Member Interview: Jaime Edwards

Jaime Edwards is currently an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at St. Norbert College. He completed his PhD at the University of Chicago in 2018. He specializes in social & political philosophy and 19th & 20th century continental philosophy. What excites you about philosophy? First, I think that philosophy provides the least dogmatic venue for seriously working [More]

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