Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Sounds of Silence, or Are We Responsible for What We Avoid Saying?

By Elisabeth Camp Recent testimony by James Comey and Jeff Sessions before the Senate Intelligence Committee offers fertile terrain for anyone interested in the nuances … 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…

Philosophy in the Contemporary World: Reaffirming the Norms of Science

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: The State of Exception, Fifteen Years After 9/11

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: 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…