Chad van Schoelandt and I welcome you to the discussion of Maxime Lepoutre’s “Rage inside the machine: Defending the place of anger in democratic speech.” To kick off the discussion, we have a précis from Krisanna Scheiter and reply from Lepoutre.  » …Read more

Politicizing moral responsibility
Michelle Ciurria
University of Missouri-St. Louis

  1. Introduction

Questions about moral responsibility are generally thought to belong to the domain of metaphysics or moral psychology. These approaches tend to present themselves as apolitical. In sharp contrast, feminist philosophy is inherently political.  » …Read more

Welcome to our Ethics review forum on Krista K. Thomason’s Naked: The Dark Side of Shame and Moral Life (OUP), reviewed by Jordan MacKenzie.

From the book abstract:

Moral philosophers have long argued that shame can be a morally valuable emotion that helps people realize when they fail to be the kinds of people they aspire to be.  » …Read more

Welcome to what we expect will be a very interesting and productive discussion of Marcello Di Bello and Collin O’Neill’s “Profile Evidence, Fairness, and the Risks of Mistaken Convictions.” The paper is published in the most recent issue of Ethics, and is available here.  » …Read more