Goldhaber on Hume
Congratulations to Charles Goldhaber, whose paper "The Humors in Hume's Skepticism" has been accepted for publication at Ergo! Goldhaber argues that Hume's use of medical metaphors throughout his discussions of skepticism reveal a compelling and unique conception of skepticism and its role in human life. Pre-prints are available at Goldhaber's website, linked here: LEARN MORE >
There will be a conference on Anil Gupta's Conscious Experience: A Logical Inquiry in New Delhi, India, 14 February to 16 February. LEARN MORE >
Robert Brandom, a Philosopher’s Philosopher
Jules Gleeson reflects on Robert Brandom's contributions to philosophy in light of the recent publication of his monumental A Spirit of Trust. LEARN MORE >
Goldhaber in Print
Congratulations to Charles Goldhaber, whose paper "Does perceptual psychology rule out disjunctivism in the theory of perception?" is forthcoming in Synthese. Pre-prints are available at his website. LEARN MORE >
Nandi Theunissen's New Book
Nandi Theunissen's book, The Value of Humanity, has just been announced by Oxford University Press and will be released later this month. In it, Nandi develops a relational account of the value of human beings. She proposes that people are of value because we are constituted in such a way that we can be good for ourselves in the sense that we are able to lead flourishing lives. Intuitively, a person matters because she matters to herself in a very particular sort of way; to appropriate a phrase, she is a being for whom her life can be an issue. LEARN MORE >
Jack Samuel's paper provisionally forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility
Jack presented "The Sociality of Agency" at the New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility November 14th, and the paper is promised to the 7th Oxford Studies volume, to appear mid-2021. See his research page for more information. LEARN MORE >