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By In News and Events Comments Off on Hi-Phi Nation: A Philosophy-based podcast

Hi-Phi Nation: A Philosophy-based podcast

Hi-Phi Nation is a new philosophy podcast that turns stories into ideas.

You can find it here.

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By In News and Events, Web/Tech Comments Off on Introducing MARGY: Free Management for Confidential Letters of Recommendation

Introducing MARGY: Free Management for Confidential Letters of Recommendation

Applicants on the academic job market spend thousands of dollars a year to have professional dossier services handle their confidential letters of recommendation. Some of this requires staff involvement: filling out forms, uploading to proprietary sites, etc. But a good deal of it is just sending emails. The only reason a middleperson is necessary is because the emails need to include a confidential attachment.

I am pleased to introduce MARGY [hard ‘g’] (Managing Academic Recommendations Gratis Yay), a FREE automated system for emailing confidential letters of recommendation. Letter-writers upload letters to MARGY’s secure server; applicants tell the system where to email those letters. Confidentiality is maintained via a whitelist; the system will only send letters to email addresses that have been confirmed as being maintained by a relevant hiring entity. (more…)

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By In Announcements, News and Events Comments Off on New Rutgers Lectures In Philosophy

New Rutgers Lectures In Philosophy

Some of the world’s greatest philosophers will visit Rutgers University–New Brunswick over the next five years to present public lectures, hold workshops with faculty and graduate students, and meet with undergraduates.

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By In Call For Papers, News and Events Comments Off on CFP: 5th Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy

CFP: 5th Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy

We are pleased to announce that the Fifth Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy will take place on October 12-15, 2017 in Tucson, Arizona.

There will be nine papers at this year’s workshop, including three invited papers.

We are issuing a call for papers to fill the remaining six slots. Submitted papers should be between 7,500 and 12,000 words including footnotes, should be totally anonymized, and are due by Feb. 1, 2017. Accepted papers for the conference will receive serious consideration for inclusion in the resulting Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy volume.

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By In Announcements, News and Events Comments Off on Ethics and Public Affairs Fellowships — Tulane

Ethics and Public Affairs Fellowships — Tulane

The Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at the Murphy Institute at Tulane University invites applications for Visiting Research Professorships/Resident Faculty Fellowships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

These fellowships are available to support outstanding faculty whose teaching and research focus on ethics, political philosophy, political theory, or questions of moral choice in areas such as, but not restricted to, business, government, law, economics, and medicine. While fellows will participate in conferences and seminars organized by the Murphy Institute, they will be expected to devote most of their time to conducting their own research. Faculty Fellows are normally appointed as Visiting Research Professors. As Visiting Research Professors, they receive a salary of 65,000 USD and are eligible for Tulane University health insurance.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should hold a doctorate or equivalent research degree in philosophy, political theory, or a related discipline at the time of application. Applicants should also have a full-time college or university appointment at the time of application. Full-time faculty at all ranks are invited to apply.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Required application materials include the completed fellowship application form, curriculum vitae, project description with bibliography, scholarly paper, and two confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants must apply via Interfolio here. Applying for this position via Interfolio is free for all applicants

Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/persons with disabilities/veterans employer committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities or veterans. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

For more information, please visit the Murphy Institute’s website, or contact the Murphy Institute’s assistant director, Margaret Keenan, at mkeenan@tulane.edu.

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By In Metaethics, News and Events, Normative Ethics Comments Off on New Methods of Ethics 2 Programme

New Methods of Ethics 2 Programme

HERE and below is the programme for the second New Methods of Ethics conference, which will be held here at the University of Birmingham on the 4th and the 5th of January 2017. The conference is free and open to all, but please book a place by emailing me (jussiphil@gmail.com) as there are limited places available. Also, thanks for all of those who attended the first conference few weeks ago. (more…)

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By In Moral Psychology, News and Events Comments Off on Intuitive Expertise — X-Phi Results

Intuitive Expertise — X-Phi Results

Over at the X-Phi Blog.

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