Philosophy in Prison: Educating the Educator

“Philosophy in Prison” is a series of posts generated for the APA Blog by Professor Gabriel Rockhill’s philosophy course, “Class, Race and Social Transformation,” which … Read more…

The Deviant Philosopher – A Teaching Resource

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by Seth Robertson In a wonderful keynote address at the Harvard East Asia Society Graduate Conference this year, Professor Michael Puett warned against the dangers of … Read more…

Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Bisexuality and the Culture of Professional Philosophy

By Christina Rawls “Feminist blogging is basically the 21st Century version of consciousness raising.” Courtney Martin, Feministing At the start of the film The Lobster, … Read more…

How to Improve the Situation for Women in Philosophy

by Nicole Hassoun The Demographics in Philosophy project (women-in-philosophy.org) evaluates the proportion of women at various ranks in approximately 100 departments for the past ten years … Read more…

APA Newsletters, Spring 2017 Edition – Part One

The latest edition of the APA newsletters was posted online recently. In case you haven’t had a chance to check them out yet, I’m going … Read more…

Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Immigration Detention and the Threat of “The American Dream”

This series, Philosophy in the Contemporary World, is aimed at exploring the various ways philosophy can be used to discuss issues of relevance to our … Read more…

Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Dialogue and Demons–Plato on the Dangers of Normalization

By Ada Bronowski “What? Can the devil speak true?” Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act I, sc3. There is a great deal of talk of ‘normalization’ in the … Read more…