Mills Wins 2021 Lippincott Award

The Racial Contract by Charles Mills is a work of exceptional quality. It is a critically important and very elegantly written book that rethinks the social contract tradition from the perspective of the majority of the world’s people, namely people of…

A Tale of Two Resignations

[illustrations by Diana Sudyka] Last week, Peter Boghossian publicly announced his resignation from Portland State University. In his announcement, he complained about both  the character of the university—its emphasis on social justice and what he sees as its “illiberalism”—and about…

Emmy nominations 2021: The full list of award categories – CNET

Outstanding Limited Series Getty Images Outstanding Television Movie Jean Smart, Mare of EasttownJulianne Nicholson, Mare of EasttownKathryn Hahn, WandaVisionPhillipa Soo, HamiltonRenee Elise Goldsberry, HamiltonMoses Ingram, The Queen’s Gambit Anthony Anderson, Black-IshMichael Douglas, The Kominsky MethodWilliam H. Macy, ShamelessJason Sudeikis, Ted…

Best mattress toppers for 2021 – CNET

The Birch topper is a whopping three inches thick, made with a slab of certified organic latex, soft organic wool and an organic cotton cover. That means it’s nontoxic and free of harsh chemicals like VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and…

Philosophy and Extended Reality Technologies

What can extended reality (XR) technologies, such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) bring to the study of philosophy? If you’re doing philosophy-related work with XR technologies, or philosophical work about XR technologies, let us know about it…