Ismael from Columbia to Johns Hopkins

Professor Ismael works in philosophy of physics, metaphysics, philosophy of science, cognitive science, and related areas, authoring several books and many articles on a range of subjects within these areas, including time, free will, the nature of the self, causation,…

Two Philosophy Students Among Newcombe Fellows

Emma Prendergast of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, whose dissertation is entitled The Moral Authority of Citizens. (via Frances Hannan) They are: Magnus Ferguson of Boston College, whose dissertation is entitled On Responsibility for Others’ Harms, 22 fellows were selected in…

Best VPN for Chrome – CNET

While NordVPN has lived on this list for a long time, we moved it to the penalty box in October 2019 to re-evaluate our recommendation after a report emerged that one of its rented servers was accessed without authorization in 2018.…

Woollard Wins Journal of Applied Philosophy Prize

L.A. Paul argues that interesting issues for rational choice theory are raised by epistemically transformative experiences: experiences which provide access to knowledge that could not be known without the experience. Consideration of the epistemic effects of pregnancy has important implications…