Types of Contributions to the Philosophical Literature

Your additions welcome. 27. showing the historical background of a philosophical idea Sandy Goldberg, professor of philosophy at Northwestern University, asked this question recently on Facebook, clarifying “a contribution is something that would be recognizable by peer reviewers and by…

Ripstein Wins Killam Prize

The Killam Prizes were first awarded in 1981. Philosophers who have won the prize over the past decade include Thomas Hurka (Toronto, 2017), Paul Thagard (Waterloo, 2013), and Jean Grondin (Montreal, 2012). A full list of previous winners is here.…

Philosophy on Clubhouse

The app hosts an array of audio-only conversations which users can host, participate in, or just listen to. According to Vogue, Clubhouse is “a dizzying bringing together of live podcast-style conversations, panel discussions, networking opportunities… and advantageous multiple-room use (locked and…

Did Frege Plagiarize the Stoics?

First, it is vastly more likely that Frege obtained his knowledge of Stoic logic from one text, rather than from browsing through the dozens of Greek and Latin works with testimonies on Stoic logic that Prantl brings together. (Of the…