The editors of Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy are pleased to announce that the 2019 Sanders Prize in Political Philosophy has been awarded to Helen Frowe, » …Read more
Both parts of this series are authored by Jan Dowell and David Sobel with great help from several other philosophers.
Below is the second installment in our two-part series on sexual harassment in academia. » …Read more
Both parts of this series are authored by Jan Dowell and David Sobel with great help from several other philosophers. Part 2 will be posted here Sept. » …Read more
Many thanks to the Daves for inviting me to contribute to the PEA Soup community!
One major focus of my past and current research is pragmatism: the view that there are practical reasons for and against belief and other doxastic attitudes like disbelieving, » …Read more
The Kutak Center for the Teaching and Study of Applied Ethics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is pleased to announce that we are extending the deadline for submitting abstracts for our conference on ethics and technology. » …Read more
“Trolley Follies” by Kerah Gordon-Solmon is the winner of the July Normative Ethics Prize! Congratuations! Second prize is split between Travis Timmerman’s “A Dilemmas for Effective Altruism” » …Read more
For PEA Soup: “You’re So Smug, I’ll Bet You Don’t Care This Post is About You”
There is something distinctively infuriating about a kind of conceit that we often call “smugness.” Consider the “tech bro” of Silicon Valley, » …Read more
Here’s a variation on the classic trolley problem that I haven’t seen before:
Five innocent people are trapped in the path of an oncoming trolley. » …Read more