Our 11th annual conference, which will be held on April 25-26 2019, will focus on the nature and significance of emotions. We will accept submissions on epistemology, ethics, metaethics, aesthetics, philosophy of action, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and political philosophy. Papers that address any of the following questions are especially encouraged: What are… Continue reading CFA: 11th Annual York Philosophy Graduate Conference
by Daniel Saunders, November 2018. In the Black Mirror episode, ‘Nosedive’, Lacie lives in a world in which even her smallest social interactions are rated and figured into a score. Lacie engages in rigorous self-discipline to keep her score high but after a series of unfortunate events, she loses control, her score plummets and she… Continue reading Holding Publishers Responsible for Fake News
In the first of an ongoing weekly segment, the Brainwandering team would like to give a short report on interesting articles we've read over the past week. Susanna Schellenberg will be guest blogging all this week over at Brains Blog about her new book on the nature of perception. Adam Grant in the Atlantic reflected… Continue reading What We’re Reading
SCI PHI is a weekly philosophy of science podcast hosted and produced by Nick Zautra, a Joint Ph.D. student in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University Bloomington. Check out the latest episode with York alumni Serife Tekin. Open Questions: An Ethics Podcast is a project hosted… Continue reading New Interesting Podcasts
Carrie Jenkins has compiled a page full of tools and advice on 'how to be a public philosopher.' Included is a list potential publishers of work by philosophers, and tips on writing a pitch. SOPHIA (The Society of Philosophers in America) has launched the magazine Civil American, which is seeking to become 'the philosophical equivalent… Continue reading More Resources
The APA Committee on Public Philosophy has picked its winners for the best Op-Ed pieces in 2017. They're all really cool, check them out: Katalin Balog (Rutgers University–Newark) “‘Son of Saul,’ Kierkegaard and the Holocaust” The Stone (The New York Times) Andrew Fiala (California State University, Fresno) “Without Faith in Humanity, Cynicism Grows and Democracy Becomes Mob-Rule”… Continue reading APA Public Philosophy Op-Ed Winners
The Mark Sanders Foundation is accepting unpublished essays (between 3,000 and 8,000 words)aimed at a general audience.