Issues in Philosophy

How Can Philosophy Contribute to Public Debates and Discourse?

by Nicole Vincent  Really? What kind of question is that anyway? I mean, where do I even start? Personally, I cannot imagine doing philosophy in any...
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Speaking Pro Re Publica in Ancient Rome and Today (Part 2)

by Chris Barker The Majoritarian Moment The two mainstream political parties are faced with a difficult task of energizing their bases while refusing the drift toward...
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Speaking Pro Re Publica in Ancient Rome and Today (Part 1)

The aim of this series is to provide APA members with a platform to discuss how philosophy can inform political debate, from a variety of...

The Job Market: How to Get an Interview at a Community College (Part 2)

by Basil Smith Tailoring Your Application for the Non-Philosophers on the Hiring Committee In my last blog post, I argued that to get an interview for...

When Philosophy of Science Matters: Pseudoscience, Public Health, and Public Policy

by Massimo Pigliucci Before the 1960s, things seemed to be relatively simple: science was the undisputed purveyor of new knowledge about the world, the role of...
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Digital Ethics, Facebook, and Bentham’s Panopticon: Interview with Luciano Floridi

In January, The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) announced the appointment of a new Ethics Advisory Group on the ethical dimensions of data protection....

APA Member Perspective: “You’re a philosopher, eh? What do philosophers do?”

If you would like to submit a contribution, we’d love to hear from you.  Please contact us via the submission form here. * by Nick Byrd “You're...

The Job Market: Issues in Hiring Practices in Philosophy

The aim of this series is to provide APA members with some insights into the hiring process from a variety of sources and perspectives....

Family and the Academy

The aim of this series is to provide APA members with a forum to discuss issues in philosophy from a variety of sources and perspectives....

Advice for Applying for Academic Jobs in Philosophy: Indiana University Bloomington (Part 6: The...

The aim of this series is to provide APA members with some insights into the hiring process from a variety of sources and perspectives....