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Analyzing Social Wrongs: Social Criticism in Analytic Philosophy workshop

I am very much looking forward to chairing the Metaphysics and Epistemology panel at the forthcoming Analyzing Social Wrongs: Social Criticism in Analytic Philosophy workshop at the University of Vienna, 14-16 May. Below is the abstract for my panel introduction: … Continue reading

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Thinking about theory sitting around the kitchen table

Does the way we think about, and the way we do, philosophy change depending on the setting in which we do it? This is a question I have been thinking about a lot recently as I have been spending more … Continue reading

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On finishing PhD and future research

I’m a bit late in posting this up — because I have been busy looking after intermittently poorly children (just the common cold type things), giving Philosophy of Science seminars at Manchester University and preparing a paper which I delivered … Continue reading

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Institutions, Emotions, and Group Agents

I presented a paper at the Collective Intentionality VII conference in 2010 and submitted it to a call papers for a volume of conference proceedings the following year. Its been a long wait (CVIII – which I also presented at … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Society

Below is a text from of the course booklet of The Philosophy of Society, the level three course I devised, taught and examined (essays and final seen exam) at Sheffield University. A pdf of the booklet can be downloaded via … Continue reading

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Food – collective intention and individual autonomy

At least in the western world, what we choose to consume is often thought to be a prime expression of our individual autonomy. Government attempts to regulate food are frequently thus decried as evidence of an objectionable ‘nanny state‘, that … Continue reading

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On editing ‘collective action’ sub catagory

Noting the following on the philpapers ‘Collective Action’ category page This category needs an editor. We encourage you to help if you are qualified. Volunteer, or read more about what this involves. I clicked and was accepted. As philpapers is … Continue reading

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