This includes work that engages with contemporary issues as well as work that brings traditional philosophies to non-traditional settings.
Public philosophy may also bring the discipline into dialogue with other humanities, the arts, natural sciences, social sciences, and interested people outside of academia.
The scheme aims to assist UK Philosophy Departments, learned societies and journals in ensuring that they have policies and procedures in place that encourage the representation of women in philosophy. Cudd This virtual issue brings together essays published by Hypatia over a twenty year timespan that address the question of women’s place in the profession of philosophy.
It includes essays about women in the history of philosophy, empirical studies of the representation of women at various career stages in careers in philosophy, analytical essays about why women, including specifically women of color, are not reaching parity with white men in the profession, and essays and reports about what women are doing to change the representation of women in philosophy. Women in philosophy in historical perspective Charlene Haddock Seigfried, 1895 Letter from Harvard Philosophy Department" 8.2 (1993)Eileen O'Neill, "Early Modern Women Philosophers and the History of Philosophy" 20.3 (2005)Dorothy Rogers, "The Other Philosophy Club: America’s First Academic Women Philosophers" 24.2 (2009)Marije Altorf, "After Cursing the Library: Iris Murdoch and the Invisibility of Women in Philosophy" 26.2 (2011)II.
The American Philosophical Association (APA) has issued a statement supporting public philosophy and urging philosophy departments to consider recognizing work in public philosophy not just as service, but also, when fitting, as teaching or research.
Here’s the statement: The American Philosophical Association values philosophers’ participation in the public arena.
Keywords will be requested during the article submission process. Articles must be prepared to allow for anonymous editorial review; acknowledgements and materials that would allow identification of the author should be removed prior to submission. References in the text should take the form 'Table 1' for tables and 'Figure 1' for other forms of illustration. Proofs Contributors should keep a copy of the typescript for correcting proofs.
Contributors should use the author-date system (‘Harvard system’) with a list of works cited at the end of the article under the heading 'References'. The first named (or otherwise designated corresponding) author will be sent an email with a web link to download their proof.
Public philosophy presented or published outside of standard academic venues has evident value as external service to the profession and/or community.
But we also urge institutions to consider broadening their standards for evidence of excellence in research and teaching and to consider whether their faculty’s work in public philosophy is more properly counted as contributing to these latter categories of faculty evaluation.