Elon Musk is the richest person in human history because he changed the way we send money and drive cars. He aims to take humans to Mars and has just bought Twitter, one of the most powerful ideas exchange platforms in the world. He is loved by some, hated byRead More →

In his penultimate book, After Lockdown: A Metamorphosis (2021), philosopher and ecological thinker Bruno Latour, who died at the age of 75, argued that humans should emulate termites – even if they live in mounds made of chewed earth and feces. Termites should be our role models, Latour argued, becauseRead More →

Your free items Have you read a of your four free articles for this month. You can read four articles for free per month. To have full access to the thousands of philosophy articles on this site, please street philosopher Sean Moran chase away the hype around hypertension. Isn’t thatRead More →

Jean-Luc Godard, who died on the 13e September, will be remembered as an enigmatic figure and pioneer of French New Wave cinema. Yet his legacy invites a larger question about the potential of cinema (or perhaps lack thereof) for exploring philosophical ideas. Here, Hunter Vaughan explores how Godard used cinemaRead More →

Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Jaime Harrison avoided criticizing President Biden for remarks in which he called the Republican Party’s ethos “semi-fascist.” During an appearance on CBS’ “Face The Nation,” guest moderator Maj. Garrett asked Harrison if he agreed with the president’s assessment. “Well it’s not about kissing – heRead More →

This term, an introductory philosophy course gave students the opportunity to engage in high-level conversations with industry and academic experts on a thorny and timely issue: the ethics of computer science. “Ethics and Information Technology,” with Susan Brison, Eunice and Julian Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and HumanRead More →

“Most contemporary philosophical writings are just bad handwriting… How did things get so bad? It’s tempting to say that philosophers are just bad writers, but I think that’s a mistake…” The following is a guest post from Regina Rini, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Moral andRead More →

After a pandemic-induced delay, a permanent exhibit focusing on the philosophy of Bruce Lee opens at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience in Seattle, with support from the Bruce Lee Foundation. His daughter Shannon Lee, who oversees the foundation, said Reuters that the exhibition, “Be Water,Read More →

“I suspect that I am not alone among philosophers in finding colloquia almost universally frustrating: the speakers are more interesting than conventional discourse allows…” The following is a guest post from Kieran Setiya, professor of philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It is part of the series ofRead More →

Elon Musk talks about changing the future philosophy of the world to a new goal that would venture more into curiosity about the Universe and the great beyond. These new ideologies that he wishes to imbue among the public are part of his beliefs and ideologies regarding the multiplanetary lifeRead More →

Recently, CRED released its “NeoPOP” UI framework, the state-of-the-art framework that powers the CRED application. With this release, the company allows developers to work on a tested framework, allowing anyone in the world to implement NeoPOP designs in their products and do so at scale. Check out CRED’s open sourceRead More →

Many households would be populated by an uncomfortable mix of people. Proponents of best waste management practices would share the dining table with stragglers. The family would be polarized over the contents of the garbage bag. The pantyhose would probably tear their hair out in frustration. Imagine a scenario whereRead More →

We are pleased to announce that the first issue of the Asian Journal of Philosophy is now closed. The full issue is available here: https://link.springer.com/journal/44204/volumes-and-issues/1-1 All journal content is available for free and downloadable for the first two years. The Asian Journal of Philosophy operates on a rolling publishing schedule.Read More →

Elon Musk.Patrick Pleul/AP Elon Musk gave insight into his “motivational philosophy” during a TED talk interview. The billionaire said he finds purpose in questioning reality and the meaning of life. Musk also commented on how Asperger’s Syndrome contributed to his success. The world’s richest man explained what drives him aboutRead More →

The Philosophers for Sustainability group has launched a campaign to urge philosophers to commit to “where possible, holding accessible research meetings online”. The promise continues: These meetings can be held either fully online or using a hybrid model (online/in-person). In both cases, we will aim to make them accessible remotelyRead More →

Last week, the University of Miami announced the hiring of Travis Steele as the new Miami men’s basketball head coach. After being introduced by sporting director David Sayler, Steele started with a dose of humility. Miami athletic director David Sayler introduces Steele during Steele’s opening press conference “We are thrilledRead More →

“Metaphysical Animals” celebrates the four female philosophers responsible for the return of morality to metaphysics in the 20th century. An exterior view of the Peckwater Quadrangle, one of the quadrangles of Christ Church, Oxford, circa 1960. (Photo by Harvey Meston/Archive Photos/Getty Images) Metaphysical animals: how four women brought philosophy backRead More →

Minnesota Vikings general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah even backs veteran quarterback Kirk Cousins … [+] although the Vikings have failed to qualify for the playoffs the past two seasons. (Photo by Zach Bolinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Sportswire icon via Getty Images The Vikings are gearing up for the 2022 seasonRead More →

How many writings by women do philosophy journals publish? How does this vary by quality and type of journal? How does it vary depending on the type of manuscript revision? How have women’s publication rates changed over time? These are the questions answered by a new study on the publicationRead More →

Who does philosophy on TikTok? enough people who Slate published an article on the phenomenon. A TikTokker philosophy is Paul Blaschko, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. If you’ve spent any time on TikTok, you’ll see it has a good feel for the medium’s laid-back, entertainingRead More →

the Journal of Mexican Philosophy (JMxP) is a new bilingual, open-access, peer-reviewed journal of philosophy that aims “to make Mexican philosophy broadly accessible to an international community of students and scholars.” The biannual journal has just published its first issue. In an editorial for this issue, the newspaper’s editors CarlosRead More →

Six years after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, Bob Dylan has announced his first book of new writing in nearly two decades, The Philosophy of Modern Songwhich will be published by Simon & Schuster on November 8, 2022. Dylan began writing the collection of over 60 essays in 2010.Read More →

The Hindutva Paradigm: Integral Humanism and the Quest for a Non-Western Worldview by Ram Madhav is an attempt to elucidate the philosophy defended by Deendayal Upadhyaya in his series of four lectures to Jana Sangh executives in Mumbai in April 1965. The book is an effort to engage with theRead More →

I believe Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Springer, and Taylor & Francis are all for-profit. This is a list of Springer-only philosophy journals. Note some of the highlights: Phil Studies, Synthese, Erkenntnis. GSTF Journal of General Philosophy (JPhilo) Asian Journal of Philosophy The Journal of East Asian Philosophy Frontiers of Philosophy in ChinaRead More →

“Philosophy at its best is a kind of intellectual exploration, and the more methodological and stylistic constraints imposed on it, the less it will function as such.” [Agnes Denes – Map Projections – The Snail] This is Alexus McLeod (University of Connecticut) in an interview at 03:16. He sees philosophyRead More →

Pat Ingram (main photo), editorial director of Sunday lifeis arguably one of the best-known names in Australian magazine publishing history, along with Ita Buttrose, Kerry Packer and Nene King. Now “a million years after those heady days”, Ingram’s words, not ours, when paper giants ruled the roost, Ingram admits sheRead More →

Would “an online, participatory peer review system” work better than traditional peer review as a “quality control device” in philosophy? In an article to be published in The British Journal for the Philosophy of Sciencethree philosophers, Marcus Arvan (Tampa), Liam Kofi Bright (LSE) and Remco Heesen (Western Australia), plead forRead More →

A former postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) made “broad threats…against the Department of Philosophy and its members” via email yesterday, according to a post in the department. Former postdoc Matthew Harris reportedly exhibited “very erratic behavior” last spring, including sendingRead More →

A former postdoctoral researcher sent an 800-page manifesto and a threatening video to UCLA. Classes were canceled following the threat, the Los Angeles Times reported. According to the Los Angeles Times. Background footage from the video shows clips from a 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas and the 2003 filmRead More →

The editors of a new book series from Oxford University Press (OUP) that will publish works that “expose a conversation between traditions or cultural sources that are not often engaged together” are seeking submissions of proposals. The series is called Philosophy Across Borders. Its editors are Kristi Dotson (Michigan), BronwynRead More →

Engines Of Fury, an emerging blockchain-based game seeks to usher in a new dimension of crypto gaming with its unique gameplay and amazing 3D visuals. It aims to emphasize the importance of the traditional game. Play-to-Earn and NFT games have pushed blockchain gaming to dizzying levels, with forward-looking infrastructure propellingRead More →

One philosophy journal got rid of its corporate publisher to protect its current open access status, while another launched a fundraising scheme that offers philosophy departments institutional memberships. the Social Ontology Journalsince its inception in 2015, has been published by the German company De Gruyter as a fully open accessRead More →

A new initiative taking place this summer aims to “empower philosophy professors to integrate modules on traditionally underrepresented areas of philosophy into their undergraduate philosophy courses.” Twenty participants will be selected to participate in the “Northeast Workshop to Learn About Multicultural Philosophy” (NEWLAMP). The workshop is free and financial assistanceRead More →