Does the FTX debacle have lessons for moral philosophers? For those interested in public philosophy? 1. What is the connection? FTX leader, billionaire Samuel Bankman-Fried, has been an active member of the “effective altruism” movement, inspired by Peter Singer’s application of utilitarianism to the problems of world hunger (particularly theRead More →

The Dominican opposition has no leader, no politics, no philosophy to participate in early general elections Roseau, Dominica: Following Prime Minister Dr. Roosevelt Skerrit’s announcement that Dominica will go to the polls on December 6, 2022, the opposition, United Workers Party, has decided not to contest the snap general election.Read More →

Nicole Hassoun reflects on political activism in her second book, “Global Health Impact: Extending Access to Essential Medicines.” A philosophy professor has examined ethical consumerism and its impacts in her new book, “Global Health Impact: Extending Access to Essential Medicines.” Nicole Hassoun, co-director of the Institut Justice et Bien-être andRead More →

Journalists like to debate what constitutes ethical journalism. Should we show photos of the shooter in a mass casualty incident? Is it ever acceptable to pay a source? Should we use photographs taken without permission? What about publishing classified documents? When is it acceptable to identify the author behind anRead More →

Reading of Hayat Alvi’s Nonviolent Activism in Islam: Message of Abul Kalam Azad (2021) The 20th century saw a number of thinkers/leaders who not only influenced their native people but also made a global footprint. Also in India, a number of personalities belonging to various religions/religious beliefs have appeared onRead More →

job description The Department of Philosophy at King’s College London is seeking an outstanding philosopher with research expertise and teaching experience in political philosophy. Specialization in research and the ability to teach at all levels and supervise postgraduate students in this field is required. The successful candidate will lead orRead More →

Editor’s note: FII’s #MoodOfTheMonth for September 2022 is Gender and campus. We invite submissions on the many layers of this theme throughout the month. If you would like to contribute, please refer to our submission guidelines and send your articles to [email protected] The discipline of philosophy prides itself on assertingRead More →

September 14, 2022 A small-town Facebook group and the novel global coronavirus led Michelle Brown-Hollin, recruiting director for Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University, to co-write a book about her family’s story in rural Illinois. Throughout the pandemic, Brown-Hollin, a native of Jonesboro, Illinois, has been following eventsRead More →

Even though negotiations over President Joe Biden’s fundamental economic and climate legislation were defined by high-profile meltdowns, there was simply too much at stake to allow a breakdown in the relationship with the West Virginia senator. When news broke in mid-July, appearing to show that Manchin had ended resurrected talksRead More →

job description The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (HAPP) at Queen’s University Belfast is currently seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate for the position of Research Fellow. The successful candidate will be an active member of the AHRC-funded ‘Conservatism and Trade Unionism in the UK, 1968-1997’ project, ledRead More →

PHILADELPHIA — President Joe Biden charged in a primetime speech that the “extreme ideology” of Donald Trump and his supporters “threatens the very foundation of our republic,” as he called on Americans of all stripes to help counter what he described as dark forces within the Republican Party trying toRead More →

Right-wing media have lambasted President Joe Biden after calling the philosophy of “extreme” pro-Trump Republicans “semi-fascism,” with criticism ranging from defining Biden’s comment as his “basket of deplorables” moment from the 2016 election accusing the president of being a fascist himself. On August 25, 2022, at a Democratic fundraising eventRead More →

Photo credit: Codgito: student journal of philosophy and theory Tucked away on the third floor of the Arts and Administration Building, one can find the little slice of intellectual heaven: Memorial University’s Department of Philosophy. Although small, it’s packed with smart students and professors, including those who want to leaveRead More →

We call Ibn Arabi a philosopher. This is how we define philosophy. Can we classify Pythagoras, Shankara, Ibn Arabi or Suhrawardi or Sadra as pure “rationalist philosophers”? In the Islamic tradition, philosophy and tassawuf are two sides of the same coin. In our worldview, we don’t have rational academic armchairRead More →

On Wednesday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi received “Ishta Linga Deekshe” from Shivamurthy Murugha Sharana, pontiff of Murugharajendra Mutt in Chitradurga district. He is one of the main pooches in Veerashaiva-Lingayats, a powerful community widely seen as loyal to the BJP. The seer conducted the ‘Ishta Linga Deekshe’ ceremony, which isRead More →

Regarding John R. Stanard’s column “The NRA has helped distort public debate and blocked reasonable action” (July 29): Missouri continues to promote its anti-abortion and pro-Second Amendment credentials. Missouri eliminated all requirements for owning firearms once an individual turns 18. No training, no background checks, just buy a gun andRead More →

The ideologies of Indian jurist and social reformer BR Ambedkar, who drafted India’s constitution, and rationalist Periyar (EV Ramasamy) who spearheaded the self-respect movement in Tamil Nadu, are most important in defeating the BJP, said Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Saturday. . During a visit to Chennai, Karnataka Assembly OppositionRead More →

Two continuing, full-time, research-only positions at the undergraduate level of researcher, principal investigator, or associate professor (equivalent to an assistant and associate professor in the United States) Specialty areas are open, with a preference for areas that will diversify the Research Institute’s existing strengths, including but not limitedRead More →

In his farewell address, outgoing President Ram Nath Kovind called on political parties to rise above partisan politics in the national interest and decide what is necessary for the welfare of the people. President Ram Nath Kovind delivers a farewell speech in parliament. Sansad TV New Delhi: President Ram NathRead More →

I used to say that in a certain sense, philosophy is useless. But, in another sense, it serves everything. When I talk to people about my teaching, they sometimes ask me: “But what use can philosophy be? The interlocutor usually explains to me that at this stage, this way ofRead More →

Location: Egham Salary: £36,438 starting salary per year – including London allowance Post type: Full time Closing Date: 11.59pm BST on Tuesday 13 September 2022 Reference: 0722-302 Full time, CDD until July 2024 The starting salary is £36,438 per annum (including London allowance). This is the expected starting salary forRead More →

On Wednesday, senior Congress official Ajoy Kumar sparked controversy with his remarks that NDA presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu represents ‘wrong philosophy’ despite being a ‘good person’, prompting the BJP to allege that his party was amplifying the “wrong philosophy that can’t stand such strong tribal representation.” The war of wordsRead More →

The Chronicle Dr Gift Gwindingwe, correspondentZimbabwe’s socio-economic and political terrain is rugged. The media are indeed battlefields where ideological disputes are rife. This reflects the multiplicity of points of view and demonstrates the potential of the media as a marketplace of ideas. However, observations on online and traditional media pointRead More →

The International Conference on Analytic Philosophy, Language and Mind aims to bring together leading academic scientists, scholars and researchers to exchange and share their experiences and research findings on all aspects of analytic philosophy, language and mind. It also provides a leading interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators toRead More →

New Delhi: Muslim leaders reacting to the murder in Udaipur are not outright rejecting the ‘Sar Tan Se Judah‘ (beheading), the English spokesperson for the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Organizer, said. The editorial in Organizer accused certain “actors” of encouraging radicalism, in particular “the communists, the NGOs, academics, think tanks,Read More →

In 1845 Karl Marx said: “Philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; it is about changing it”. Change it, he did. Political movements representing masses of new industrial workers, many of whom drew on his thought, reshaped the world in the 19th and 20th centuries through revolution andRead More →

Xi noted that some countries have politicized and marginalized the development issue, built “a small courtyard with high fences”, imposed maximum sanctions and stoked division and confrontation. And he urged the international community to recognize the world’s prevailing trend, build trust and act in unison and with great motivation toRead More →

When Antoine Nesty won Olympic gold in the 100 butterfly at Seoul 1988he had no idea the positive impact it would have on him. The swimming prodigy had become Suriname’s first (and to date, only) Olympic gold medalist, and a struggling politically and economically struggling nation came together to celebrateRead More →

06/07/2022 – The German film gathering in the Spanish capital has a brand new name and continues its mission of bringing a selection of recent audiovisual productions from the country to Madrid Whispers of War by Florian Hoffmann This year, the German Film Festival in Madrid celebrates its 24th anniversary,Read More →

By Prof. Dr. Milan Jazbec* Jhe Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (VCDR), alongside the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR), presents the very essence of diplomatic and consular law, as well as diplomatic theory and practice. Both conventions were adopted and brought into force 60 years ago – the CVCDRead More →

Students from the University of Rome Tor Vergata heard the story of Father of Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bangladesh’s Ambassador to Italy, Md Shameem Ahsan presented Bangabandhu’s biography to students from different departments during a “Global Conversation” seminar held at the university auditorium on Tuesday 17 May 2022. ForRead More →

By Dr Amjad Ayub Mirza In this article, I will attempt to examine Imran Khan’s mindset and try to explain the deeply rooted political psychology of his so-called anti-colonial rhetoric. Khan’s policy represents the general crisis of Pakistan’s failing economy and chaotic politics. They mark the birth ofRead More →

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 →