The Ethics of Praise

Thanks to the LATAM Free Will Project I just had he chance to attend a very interesting workshop on The Ethics of Praise. It started with a talk by Andrea Vial on the amazing work she has been doing on the relation between praise and stereotypes. In particular, she gave empirical evidence that, for example, […]

Constructing Social Hierarchy II, MIT, Dec. 6, 2019

Program: 9:00 Morning Tea 9:30: Susanna Siegel (Harvard), Are There Norms of Attention? 1100: Break 11:30: Elisabeth Camp and Carolina Flores (Rutgers), Framing Our Way to Resistance 1:00 Lunch 2:00: Greg Rastell (Melbourne), Generic: Inference and Accommodation 3:30 Break 4:00: Jason Stanley (Yale), The Problem of Ignorance in the Age of Information 5:30: Reception Catered […]

CFP: Shifting Social Norms in the Twenty-First Century (deadline: none stated)

We are currently welcoming chapter contributions for a collection of essays on shifting social norms in the twenty-first century. The central thesis of the project is that in the twenty-first century, public discourse has become more strategic and less communicative (see Jurgen Habermas). The strategic, goal oriented model has several identifiable features, including but not […]