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Friday, January 10, 2020
Moral Revolution, Moral Reform and Moral Drift
Once upon a time, people believed that it was immoral to anatomise dead bodies, for women to pee in public, for a gentleman not to def...
Friday, January 3, 2020
New Books in Philosophy Podcast - Automation and Utopia
Someday the seemingly endless promotion of Automation and Utopia will come to an end, but today is not that day. I just had the pleasure ...
Monday, December 30, 2019
Academic Publications 2019
Another year, another end of year review of academic productivity. As I noted in last year's entry , 2018 was the year in which mo...
Friday, December 27, 2019
Some recent media and podcasts
Regular readers will know that I have been shilling for my book Automation and Utopia for the past couple of months. In that vein, I di...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
67 - Rini on Deepfakes and the Epistemic Backstop
In this episode I talk to Dr Regina Rini. Dr Rini currently teaches in the Philosophy Department at York University, Toronto where she hol...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
What causes moral change? Some reflections on Appiah's Honour Code
Chinese Foot Binding Morality changes over time. Once upon time, racism, sexism, and torture were widely practiced and, in some cases,...
Monday, December 9, 2019
Ten Years of Philosophical Disquisitions
Once upon a time, I used to mark yearly anniversaries on this blog. I stopped doing that a few years ago but since today is the 10th a...
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