Peter Singer and Christian Ethics: Beyond Polarization author Charles C. Camosy “5 tips for creating civil discourse in an era of polarization” in an op-ed piece for The Seattle Times.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has named Cambridge author Judea Pearl the winner of the 2011 ACM A.M. Turing Award, a prestigious honor widely considered to be computing’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize.
Benedict de Spinoza (1632-1677), the notorious Jew of Amsterdam, has long been a darling of academics. Excommunicated from the Jewish community for his radical philosophical views, Spinoza devoted his life to philosophical reflection, unencumbered by the dogmatic religious attitudes of his contemporaries.
What is the mind’s place in the universe? It’s a question that has provoked a flurry of responses, both on theist and atheist sides of the debate. As the famed astrophysicist Carl Sagan once wrote, “Humans are the stuff of the cosmos examining itself.”
We’re pleased to announce that Stephen Nathanson’s Terrorism and the Ethics of War has been selected by the American Society for Social Philosophy (NASSP) as the 2010′s best book in social philosophy. Congratulations to Professor Nathanson!