Corey H. Allen (PhD candidate in Neuroscience with a concentration in Neuroethics), co-authored a post with Eddy Nahmias (professor and chair of the Philosophy Department), and Eyal Aharoni (associate professor of psychology, philosophy, and neuroscience)on The Neuroethics Blog entitled "Neuro-interventions as Punishment?"
Connor Kianpour contributed a chapter to an introductory textbook on the philosophy of humor which went to print at the beginning of this spring semester. The name of the textbook is It’s Funny ‘Cause It’s True. The name of his chapter is “It’s Still Funny Though: A Defense of Moderate Comic Immoralism.” He was also accepted to two academic conferences this spring: The International Society for Environmental Ethics Panel at the Eastern American Philosophical Association, January 2021, and The Lighthearted Philosophers’ Society 14th Annual Conference, April 2021.
Ryne MacBride will present his paper “Thoreau and Political Liberty,” at the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering in July 2021.
Christopher Porzenheim published two pieces titled "Emerson on Kant: A Metaphysician Not Worth Reading," and "Why Emerson Admired Bentham But Rejected His Utilitarianism," on the Journal of the History of Ideas blog.
Maximiliana Rifkin presented her paper, "On the Construct Stability of Gender Identity in Neuroscience," at the Georgia Philosophical Society Online Conference on Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Problems, March 25-26, 2021.
Isaac Shur presented his paper, "Problems of Parasocial Epistemology," at several conferences this semester, including Southwest Graduate Philosophy Conference hosted by Arizona State University, February 2021, and Society, Community, Collectives hosted by Ryerson University, March 2021. He will also be presenting the same paper this summer at Revolutions and Reparations: Thirty-Eighth International Social Philosophy Conference hosted by the North American Society for Social Philosophy in July 2021. An abstract of his paper can be found here: https://rpgsu.com/home/conference/abstracts/