Much of the ever-growing conversation concerning empathy’s moral significance has centered around cases where the target of our empathy is another person’s suffering. Today, I want to consider a puzzle that comes into sharper focus when we start to consider empathy with other sorts of attitudes. » …Read more
Chap. 2 of J. S. Mill’s Utilitarianism is widely interpreted as defending qualitative hedonism, as a view about the nature of personal well-being. » …Read more
Charlie Kurth’s new book The Anxious Mind is just out with MIT Press, and we’re pleased to have him aboard today to talk a bit about it. » …Read more
I’m very pleased to be able to introduce our next featured philosopher: Heidi Maibom. Take it away Heidi!
Years ago, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong invited me to participate in a symposium on psychopaths and responsibility. » …Read more