Effective July 1, the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will no longer be a separate department and will instead be merged with the Department of History. Following the upcoming retirement of Dr Fred Downing, Head of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, it has been decided that atRead More →

Ahmed thinks people censor themselves on issues like Brexit, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and trans rightsArif Ahmed Freedom of speech is so important it should be taught alongside consent training, philosophy professor says. In an interview with UniversityArif Ahmed, an outspoken philosophy professor at Gonville & Caius College, said “free speechRead More →

As the world undergoes profound changes and a pandemic not seen in a century, new traditional security risks and governance challenges are emerging, further fueling tensions in the international situation and increasing the difficulty of maintaining international order. Photo taken on April 17 shows street light banners of the 2022Read More →

JULLANG, April 17: Himalayan University (HU) Law Department recently held a webinar on “Ambedkar’s Philosophy for Inclusive Development”. During the webinar, which was organized as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, APSLSA Member Secretary Jaweplu Chai gave a presentation on “Women Empowerment and Inclusive Development”. She spoke about theRead More →

While some people have argued that political activism is in tension with academic research (here, for example), many reputable academics have engaged in such activism, including in philosophy. In the following guest post*, Jill Delston, a philosopher at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, deals with the relationship between philosophy andRead More →

Whether you’re monogamous, polyamorous, or somewhere in between, chances are your relationships involve some sort of hierarchy. Maybe you pay more attention to your spouse than your platonic friendships, or maybe – if you practice hierarchical polyamory – you have an anchor partner or primary partner who takes precedence overRead More →

Philosophers are expected to understand events and phenomena from a rather detached perspective, keeping in mind useful theoretical patterns and precedents. But the situation in Ukraine made the secondment difficult for me. Not only are more than half of my family from Ukraine, but I have also long been concernedRead More →

Wittgenstein’s first private notebooks have just been published in English, translated by Marjorie Perloff (Stanford). Towards the end of an essay about them, Kieran Setiya (MIT) draws attention to “how personal philosophy is”. The road to this subject winds through the question of why it took so long for theRead More →

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! After two marathon days of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Republicans still say they don’t know enough about the judicial philosophy of Supreme Court nominee Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. “I believe we still haven’t heard your judicial philosophy. And I wishRead More →

A day after meeting with President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would study his “judicial philosophy” ahead of his confirmation process. “I liked meeting Judge Jackson”, McConnell tweeted Thursday. “A crucial qualification of the Supreme Court is judicial philosophy.Read More →

A Philosophy and Coffee event, presented by the Department of Political Science and the Student Teachers Club, will be held on Wednesday, March 2 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in room DSU 3005. Austin Roehrich, a fourth-year history student and president of Students Teaching Students, explained that the event allowsRead More →

Tue 02/22/2022 – 14:21 | From: David Tisdale EDITOR’S NOTE: A previous release announcing the USM Online Philosophy and Religion Forum for Spring 2022 included a presentation scheduled for February 25 that has since been cancelled. Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter. Philosophical questions surrounding disability,Read More →

In a paper presented at the University of Quebec at Montreal’s Philosophy of Psychiatry webinar series in January, Professor Nev Jones explains the politics of traditional philosophical approaches to insanity and calls for an ethical settlement with the dominant approach. For Jones, psychosis is more than an object of abstractRead More →

Politics should learn lessons about the ethics and economics of people’s well-being and use the power it has acquired, towards the common goal of purity, peace and prosperity, says Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj ji According to well-established political practice, each elected government in a country must submit its annual budget toRead More →

The Lieutenant Governor receiving the Mahatma Gandhi Award on Sunday. Tributes paid to the Father of the Nation Excelsior CorrespondentJAMMU, January 30: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today paid tribute to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his Punya-Tithi during an event hosted by Global Gandhi Family J&K, atRead More →

There is an abundant literature on leadership with several definitions and new theories. Leadership is widely talked about around the world, but less understood. It is less well understood because there is no universal definition of leadership. Some scholars, authors, educators, researchers, and leadership practitioners have developed their own theoriesRead More →

Boston District 6 Councilwoman Kendra Lara will deliver her first speech on socialism to council at its Wednesday meeting. Lara answered questions from Jamaica Plain News about socialism, how it can help its constituents, and more. Councilwoman Kendra Lara for District 6 (Mayor’s office photo by Jeremiah Robinson) Lara wasRead More →

Adrian Lee is a barrister and solicitor in London, specializing in criminal defence, and was twice a Conservative candidate for Parliament. Who is the most eminent British conservative philosopher of the second half of the 20th century? Today, most under-forties would probably say that Roger Scruton qualified for the title,Read More →

In an interview at The Australasia Journal of Undergraduate PhilosophyThomas Spiteri asks Peter Godfrey-Smith (Sydney) about “the best way to make epistemic progress” by answering philosophical questions about minds and consciousness. [Design for Xiangjiang Gate Tower by RMJM Shanghai] Godfrey-Smith’s answer is that philosophy will not do it alone: NowRead More →

Full-time, 3-year term position, located at our Camperdown campus Work alongside internationally renowned experts in the field Base salary $78,143 – $105,305 + 17% retirement pension About the Opportunity The School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (SOPHI) is seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer in Political Philosophy who has anRead More →

By Jérôme-Mario Chijioke Utomi Naturally, the main factor, according to one report, which daily shortens the seriousness with which communications from officials / public offices are taken by the population is that the generality of such information is often referred to as “self-denigration”. They are regularly known to encourage complacencyRead More →

UUnder the title of a 1986 newsletter, “Ubuntu, Abantu, Abelungu”, Black Sash, the anti-apartheid organization founded as a vanguard of the opposition of white liberal women in South Africa , reported the startling findings of a white field worker in his program against forced land abductions – Black people inRead More →

World Philosophy Day at UNESCO has been celebrated every year since 2002 on the third Thursday in November. By proclaiming a World Philosophy Day, the Member States of UNESCO at its 33rd General Conference in 2005 underlined the beneficial influence of this Day on the promotion of the teaching ofRead More →

ANI | Update: Dec 17 2021 22:44 STI New Delhi [India], December 17 (ANI): Vietnam-India ties are grounded in Hanoi’s cultural values ​​of patriotism and compassion and New Delhi’s philosophy of equality, peace and humanism, which originated in Buddhism and Hinduism, according to Vietnamese National Assembly Speaker Vuong Dinh Hue,Read More →

Gbenga Aluko, Senator Daniel Olugbenga Aluko, son of the late economics professor Sam Aluko, died of a heart attack on Saturday, November 20, 2021 in Abuja.Aluko, who was a senator from Ekiti South constituency between 1999 and 2003, collapsed and died after being rushed to hospital. Aluko was born onRead More →

Top Congressman Salman Khurshid started a bushfire with his book on Ayodhya, in which he compared Hindutva to the radical philosophy adopted by jihadist groups like ISIS and Boko Haram. In the chapter “The Saffron Sky”, writes Khurshid, “Sanatan Dharma and the classical Hinduism known to sages and saints wereRead More →

Promoting philosophical discourse, Marquette’s philosophy department hosts a series of Friday seminars on philosophy. The Friday Philosophy Seminar Series is a weekly seminar where a graduate student, faculty member, or guest speaker presents their work. After the presentation, there is a question-and-answer session that lasts 30 to 45 minutes. JessicaRead More →

One of the achievements of social scientists over the past century has been the leveling of the hierarchical distinction between modern and pre-modern societies. While in the public imagination this distinction dominates, in the social sciences it has become, if not disappeared, at least uninteresting. This is why, for example,Read More →

Whether democracy is a numbers game has never been debated. This is obvious, both in principle and in practice. Indeed, in this universally preferred form of government, the people are rightly the vital engine that feeds democratic processes and their actualization. Therefore, from this fundamental framework, it is undeniable thatRead More →

Andy uba By Victor Afam Ogene Whether democracy is a numbers game has never been debated. This is obvious, both in principle and in practice. Indeed, in this universally preferred form of government, the people are rightly the vital engine that feeds democratic processes and their actualization. Therefore, from thisRead More →

Stephen Hawking claimed that “philosophy is dead” in his book “The Grand Design: New Answers to the Ultimate Questions of Life”, arguing that philosophy is no longer relevant. Popular physicist Lawrence Krauss, displaying his ignorance of philosophy, said: “I don’t believe anything. Belief is not a word used by scientists,Read More →

A “responsible definition of well-being,” says Anna Alexandrova (Cambridge), “must be fit for the goals of the project – epistemically accessible, reasonably simple, in other words fit for purpose … Philosophers of Well-Being in the analytical tradition think very differently. “ This is from a discussion of the question ofRead More →