A new semester: social philosophy

It’s almost time for the second semester of the year here down under. While the Tour de France wraps up, and American academics are heading back to work after a summer break, in Oz we’ve been cramming things into the brief break between first semester marking and second semester organisation. I’m looking forward to teaching.… Continue reading A new semester: social philosophy

Why you should attend lectures

For my students. A lot of philosophy is about arguments. Not in the antagonistic and angry way, but in reasoned debate. Philosophy is more than opinions, for it is about persuading others¬†that a particular view is the¬†right or most reasonable view. That can be hard for young adults, trying to carve out a space for… Continue reading Why you should attend lectures