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Recently Published Book Spotlight: The Hiddenness Argument

This week's Recently Published Book Spotlight was written by Andrew Moon, an assistant professor of philosophy at Virginia Commonwealth University. Because Andrew and his...

What is Critical Theory’s Role Today?

The 2018 Critical Theory Workshop brings together scholars, activists and artists from around the world, whose work cuts across numerous fields and disciplines. The...
Roman de Renart (Reynard the fox)

Subversive Laughter in Reynard the Fox

by James Simpson Medieval literature abounds in stories about animals, of which there are two main, easily distinguished, varieties: animal fables and beast epic. Animal fables...

What Are You Reading…On the Genesis of Economics

I am almost finished teaching my second semester of Business Ethics. While my students get a decent survey of moral norms from a variety...

Imprints in Time: a Moderately Robust Past

Editors note: Because of a major snowfall in Savannah, GA during the Eastern APA, the Blog of the APA has been hosting papers by...

Recently Published Book Spotlight: The Existentialist’s Survival Guide

Gordon Marino took his Ph.D. from the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He is currently Professor of Philosophy and Director...

What Are You Reading…On the Debate Surrounding Identity Politics

The very polarized views people have about identity politics have been on my mind recently. I have had several conversations about Jordan Peterson, exchanged...

What Are You Reading…On Aesthetics

Earlier today I read an article in The Guardian about a movie premier at Cannes. The film in question, called The House that Jack...

Recently Published Book Spotlight: Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus

W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz is one of Poland's most renowned philosophers and political thinkers. He is the author of Tractatus Politico-Philosophicus, a book that has been inspired,...

What Are You Reading…On Nuclear Weapons

Though the timing would suggest otherwise, the idea for this post was not conditioned by the Trump administration’s decision to withdrawal from the JCPOA...