Philosophy Archive

Brian Treanor, Loyola Marymount University – Melancholic Joy

Is there still beauty to be seen during tough times? Brian Treanor, professor of philosophy, environmental

Brendan Gaesser, University at Albany – Pathways from Imagination to Altruism

On University at Albany Week: Imagination can help you become more altruistic. Brendan Gaesser, assistant professor

Krisanna Scheiter, Union College – Aristotle on the Virtue of Vengeance

On Union College Week: Revenge is a dish best served cold; but should it be served

Timothy Mulgan, University of Auckland – The Surprising Implications of Extraterrestrial Life

Are aliens avoiding us? Timothy Mulgan, professor of philosophy at the University of Auckland, discusses a

Jennifer LeMesurier, Colgate University – Knitting as Protest

Can knitting be used as an act of defiance? Jennifer LeMesurier, professor of writing and rhetoric

Kate Manne, Cornell University – Misogyny

There’s been a sea change in how we think of sexual harassment, but has it been

Christian Miller, Wake Forest University – The Character Gap

Want to be a better person? Change your character. Christian Miller, professor of philosophy at Wake

Yanmei Zheng, University of Florida – Free Will

Do we have free will? Yanmei Zheing, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Florida, examines the

Martin Krieger, University of Southern California – Creativity and Newton

Creativity can come in many forms. Martin Krieger, professor of planning at the University of Southern

Raymond Boisvert, Siena College – Gratitude and Giving Thanks

Are we thankful for the Earth? Raymond Boisvert, professor of philosophy at Siena College, explores whether