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Shadows of an Alternative Present

Matthew McKeever

Review of Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers by Cheryl Misak

Genre

Logic, Metaphysics

Length

3,000 words

Keywords

Pragmatism, mathematics, Wittgenstein, truth, reality

Technology, Testimony, and The Black Lives Matter Movement

Moya Mapps (Yale University)

"Identity prejudicial stereotypes are those stereotypes that make us systematically underestimate the epistemic trustworthiness of an oppressed or marginalized group.”

Genre

Political Philosophy, Epistemology

Length

2,000 words

Keywords

Black Lives Matter, epistemic injustice, technology

On Having a Voice

Lisa Whiting (Birkbeck, University of London)

Review of Rebecca Solnit’s Recollections of My Non-Existence.

Genre

Feminist Philosophy

Length

1,500 words

Keywords

Feminism, credibility, biography, narrative

Shadows of an Alternative Present

Matthew McKeever

Review of Cheryl Misak’s Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess Of Powers

Genre

Logic, Metaphysics

Length

3,000 words

Keywords

Pragmatism, mathematics, Wittgenstein, truth, reality

The Goods of the Earthly City

Alexander Douglas

Review of Martin Hägglund's This Life.

Genre

Political Philosophy, Metaphysics

Length

2,500 words

Keywords

Religion, capitalism, Marx, Augustine, eternity, finitude

Mortality Doesn't Make Us Free Either

Ed Gibney

"Clearly, survival is more fundamental than freedom. For without life, there is nothing to be free."

Genre

Metaphysics

Length

2,000 words

Keywords

Time, immortality, freedom

Time and Timelessness: Responses to Martin Hägglund's This Life

Martin Hägglund (Yale University) and Respondents

Responses by: Frederick Neuhouser (Columbia University), Lea Ypi (London School of Economics) and Jensen Suther (Yale University)

Genre

Political Philosophy, Metaphysics

Length

8,500 words

Keywords

Time, mortality, Marx, capitalism, religion

Moral Grandstanding and the Will to Power

Justin Tosi (Texas Tech University) & Brandon Warmke (Bowling Green State University)

"We like to believe that we are not only good people, but better than others, and this fact is confirmed again and again in psychological studies."

Genre

Moral Philosophy

Length

3,000 words

Keywords

Morality, politics, moral psychology, Nietzsche

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