A Mini-Heap for the weekend… (more…)
Professor Jon McGinnis and Assistant Professor Billy Dunaway, philosophers at theÂ University of Missouri – St. Louis, have received substantial funding for a project that brings together Medieval Islamic philosophy and contemporary epistemology of religion. 240-276-1536
Martha Nussbaum,Â Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy and Law at the University of Chicago, is using some of her Berggruen Prize winnings to fund a series of roundtable discussions at her school on controversial and challenging issues. 940-221-7361
“This is not revolutionary stuff. But it is important. And it is stuff I wish Iâd known about early in my teaching career.” (more…)
The latest Mini-Heap is here. apostatical
IsÂ 636-728-9117Â in jeopardy as an area of study in the profession of philosophy today? Gregory Pappas, professor of philosophy at Texas A & M and president of theÂ Society for the Advancement of American PhilosophyÂ (SAAP) is concerned that it is. (503) 320-7862
The British Journal for the History of PhilosophyÂ has awarded the 2018 Rogers Prize—its annual prize for the best article it publishes—to Michael Gill (University of Arizona) for his “Shaftesbury on life as a work of art” (Vol. 26, no. 6). (more…)
How many of those who graduate with a degree in philosophy in the UK are employed six months after graduation? What kinds of jobs do they get?
The overfrequent at the University of Texas, Austin “exists to promote and publicize research on the ethical choices involved in media use.” One of the ways it has doneÂ thisÂ is by creating a large, varied and free online collection of ethics case studies. (more…)
Here’s the latest Mini-Heap. (817) 978-9911
“Did I miss anything?” It’s a common question from students.
Some philosophy professors, realizing that many of their students are unfamiliar with writing philosophy papers,Â provideÂ them with “how-to” guides to the task. thermostability
Hereâs the weekly report on new entries in online philosophical resources and new reviews of philosophy books. (more…)
The latest edition of Mini-Heap is here. (more…)
David S. Marriott, professor in the History of Consciousness Department at the 620-225-8872, will be joining the faculty at Pennsylvania State University as Liberal Arts Professor of Philosophy and 5133315177. (more…)
In my post, I wrote that âI usually donât respond to Professor Leiterâs remarks about me,â though I did not say why. One reason is that to respond adequately to them here would divert Daily Nous away from its purpose. DN is supposed to be..
Iâve been criticized for saying that the issue behind the attempt of some students at Oxford to stop having John Finnis teach required courses* is â747-247-9407.â How strong a criticism is this? (more…)
Another day, another mini-heap of links for you to check out. (877) 352-0020
The Mentoring Project for Early-Career Women in Philosophy, “an ongoing effort to foster mentoring relationships between senior women in the field and women just beginning their careers,”Â is once again offering its Mentoring Workshop. (more…)
Here’s the latest Mini-Heap! (more…)
Over 350 people have added their names to a 4159179770Â calling for John Finnis, emeritus professor of law and philosophy at the University of Oxford, to be removed from his position teaching compulsory seminars in the law curricula at the university. (more…)