If you are a philosopher in the English speaking world, you no doubt know that the old self-appointed emperor has lost his clothes. As of this writing, more than 520 philosophers (including the original signatories at the top) have signed a statement that they will decline to support his Philosophical Gourmet Report so long as… Continue reading Documenting the meltdown on Leiter and bad tactics in rankings
The list of philosophers unwilling to take part in the Philosophical Gourmet Report so long as Brian Leiter is editing it keeps growing: https://sites.google.com/site/septemberstatement/ . Any philosophy professor with an academic appointment is invited to join the list. You need not be someone who would have been likely to be an evaluator. If you wish… Continue reading Sign on to the September Statement
I made this proposal the other day over at Daily Nous (which just got a nod from the Daily Nous editor Justin Weinberg here) for an alternative to the PGR and other rankings: a 21st century tool that students could use to get information on graduate programs. The APA has been collecting data from philosophy… Continue reading A Search Engine for Philosophy
Congrats to our brilliant PhDs for the positions they are getting: http://philosophy.emory.edu/home/graduate/Placement.html
This semester I am teaching a graduate seminar on Habermas & His Critics. Putting the syllabus together was quite a feat, and so I want to share it with my dear readers. Feel free to offer ideas for the next time I teach this. And also feel free to borrow liberally for your own teaching.