Submission deadline: August 15, 2015 Conference date(s): December 19, 2015 – December 21, 2015 Conference Venue: Centre for Science, Technology and Society, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai Mumbai, India Conference Web page: https://psgi2015.wordpress.com Details: Topic Areas General Philosophy of Science Philosophy of Social Sciences Philosophy of Biology Philosophy of Economics Keynote Speakers: Richard Boyd, […]
Most would think that death is bad. But why exactly is it bad? Once we attempt to answer this question, it take us to a whole host of puzzles. Here is an interesting talk on this by Shelly Kagen in his characteristically interesting fashion.
A discussion on the intellectual virtues of “blind deference” and “perseverance”.
India witnessed a powerful protest for last few weeks since November 2, 2014 namely ‘Kiss of Love’. This is a protest where people kiss in public to register their protest against moral policing. Many of the supporters of Kiss of Love protest (hence forth KoL) has referred to elements of the tradition: the sculptures in […]
The decision of the Co-Editors of the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science is that the Sir Karl Popper Prize for 2014 should be awarded to Rachael L. Brown for her paper ‘What Evolvability Really Is’ (Br J Philos Sci , 65, pp. 549-72). The paper is free to read here: http://bjps.oxfordjournals.org/content/65/3/549.full The prize […]