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Episode 116: Tommy Curry discusses black male studies

August 6, 2019 - 00:44
This month, we sit down with Tommy Curry (University of Aberdeen currently; Texas A&M at the time of the recording) to discuss a new area of academic research called black male studies. You can see his full bio at the end of this entry, and you can click here to listen to our conversation. When […]

Further Reading: Social Groups

August 5, 2019 - 23:23
If you want to explore our guest’s view on social groups in more detail, you can check out the following two papers: Social Structures and the Ontology of Social Groups, Katherine Ritchie The Metaphysics of Social Groups, Katherine Ritchie Happy reading!–Matt Teichman

Episode 115: Katherine Ritchie discusses social groups

July 1, 2019 - 01:41
This month, I sit down with Katherine Ritchie (CUNY Graduate Center, City College) to talk about what a social group is. Click here to listen to our conversation. What is there to being a group of people? Does being in a group basically just mean you’re on the list of people who are in the […]

Further reading on ideology

July 1, 2019 - 00:46
For those of you who are curious to sink your teeth into Sally Haslanger’s incredible body of work, we recommend you visit her website, which features many of her writings: https://sallyhaslanger.weebly.com/

Episode 114: Sally Haslanger discusses ideology

May 15, 2019 - 22:23
This month, Emily Dupree and I talk to Sally Haslanger (MIT) about ideology. Click here to listen to our conversation. We throw the word ‘ideology’ around a lot, but what does it actually mean? Well, unfortunately, different people mean different things by it at different times. One thing we often mean by it is ‘a […]

Further Reading: Quantum Mechanics

May 14, 2019 - 15:40
For people who are interested in delving into the philosophical literature on quantum mechanics and its interpretations, Tom Pashby recommends the Stanford Encylopedia of Philosophy entry as a starting point. Happy reading!-Matt