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Welcome to our new Associate Editor: Jennifer Baker

I'm pleased to announce the addition of a new member of the editorial team, Jennifer Baker, as associate editor.  Jennifer joins us from the...

What Are You Reading…On Friendship

This will be the last column I will write from Fond Du Lac, WI. In a couple days I will move my belongings into...

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

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...
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Is it moral to respect the wishes of the dead, above the living?

by Barry Lam Imagine what a country would be like if every person could secure a vote in elections that happened after their death. If...

Recommendations: How Can We Advance Open Access In The Humanities?

by Peter Suber This is the third and final post in the Open Access in the Humanities series, a slightly revised reprint of Peter Suber’s...

Gwen Bradford wins the 2017 Book Prize

The American Philosophical Association is pleased to announce that Professor Gwen Bradford (Rice University) has been awarded the 2017 Book Prize for her book,...

AHA and APA Receive Joint Mellon Grant, “Extending the Reach of Scholarly Society Work...

The American Historical Association (AHA) and the American Philosophical Association (APA) are pleased to announce the receipt of an $80,000 grant from the Andrew...

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...

Prominent Philosophers Cartwright and Sober Win 2017 Lebowitz Prize

Prominent scholars in philosophy Nancy Cartwright, professor of philosophy at UC San Diego and the University of Durham, and Elliott Sober, Hans Reichenbach and...

APA Board Issues Statement in Support of the March for Science

The APA board of officers has voted unanimously to issue the following statement: The American Philosophical Association endorses the March for Science on April 22,...