Monthly Archives: June 2012

Follow-up post at Big Think: “Why Failing the Rationality Quiz Shouldn’t Alarm You”

Recent best-selling books by cognitive psychologists point toward a thesis of human irrationality — a claim that hasn’t greeted with enough critical analysis by political philosophers. If you took the three-question quiz linked here last week, chances are you answered some … Continue reading

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Teoria politica – Call for paper

International Journal of Theory of Politics – Teoria politica From Democracy In the Net to Democracy On the Net? Over the decades a transformation process that is different according to location but essentially homogeneous has taken place. Regimes commonly considered … Continue reading

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New blog post at Big Think: “How Rational Are You? Try This Quiz”

Irony lurks in the surge of interest in cognitive psychologists’ research on human reasoning: we seem to be desperately interested in thinking about how poorly we think. Here’s a quiz to test your own powers of rationality, with some questions … Continue reading

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Collective Responsibility: Ethics, Law, and Public Policy for the Twenty-First Century (3-4 July 2012)

The conference will be hosted by the Centre for Advanced Studies, Justitia Amplificata, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, with funding from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Venue: Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften, Bad Homburg v.d. Höhe, Germany (near Frankfurt) To register, please email Ms Valérie Bignon at Please indicate whether you … Continue reading

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Symposium on John Tomasi’s Free Market Fairness

The Bleeding Heart Libertarians blog is hosting a symposium on John Tomasi’s newest book, Free Market Fairness. The symposium begins today, June 11th, and runs through next Monday, June 18th. The schedule for the symposium is below. Please see the … Continue reading

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Oxford Handbook in Political Philosophy

Readers may be interested in the appearance of this volume. OUP plans to make the chapters available online (by institutional subscription) later in the summer. The Oxford Handbook of Political Philosophy Edited by David Estlund Description Even though political philosophy … Continue reading

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