The Evolving Book
Socratic and Platonic Political Philosophy: Practicing a Politics of Reading
The Liberal Arts (Image: The Seven Liberal Arts, by Guidi, 1406-86)
The Public Philosophy Journal team at Matrix at MSU, Spring 2014.
The Administrative Life

Featured Post

  • Recently I was asked by the editors of a journal whose mission and scholarship I support and respect to review a book by a scholar I very much admire. In the past, I would have accepted the invitation without a second thought and proceeded to read the book and develop a review. Not this time.

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Recent Post from the Long Road

  • Without diminishing the centrality of the PhD research endeavor, how can we cultivate more engaged graduate students? This presentation situates the graduate research endeavor in its wider institutional and public context and suggests two concrete ways to give PhDs enhanced skills that will enable them to enrich their institutions and the wider world they inhabit.

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Recent Post from the Digital Vita

  • In this poster session, we present the project of the Public Philosophy Journal and our plans for cultivating a community of engaged scholars to sustain it. At the session, we explain our motivations for designing the journal to perform public philosophy as its mode of publication, highlight the journal’s role as a hub for community-sourced […]

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Recent Post from the Digital Dialogue

  • Richard Lee, Jr., Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University, joins Chris Long for episode 70 of the Digital Dialogue to talk about the teaching and philosophy of Richard Bernstein. Rick and I were students of Bernstein in the early 1990’s, and although we learned a lot of philosophical content from Dick, mostly what we learned was an open, engaged, and fallibilistic way of doing philosophy in dialogue.

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