Journal Entries

Researchers open up about the articles they publish

About the show

Go behind the scenes with philosophers and cognitive scientists to get their take on published journal articles, what they like about papers, what they maybe don't anymore, and where inquiry should take us next.

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  • On Having Bad Persons as Friends with Jessica Isserow

    April 4th, 2020  |  28 mins 52 secs
    bad people, cancel culture, character, friendship, intuition, morality

    Jessica Isserow (University of Leeds) talks about her paper "On Having Bad Persons as Friends" arguing that doing so reflects disordered moral priorities.

  • Causing and Nothingness with Helen Beebee

    April 4th, 2020  |  39 mins 22 secs
    absences, causation, common sense, david lewis, explanation, intuition, metaphysics

    Helen Beebee (Univerity of Manchester) talks about her paper "Causing and Nothingness" arguing that the absence of something can never be a cause.