Jessica Berry, professor of philosophy, presented her recent paper, “‘Poor mankind!--’: Nietzsche on Compassion and Christianity” (forthcoming in the journal Inquiry) as a departmental colloquium speaker at the University of Kansas and Stanford University in April and May 2022. A penultimate draft of the paper will be up for discussion at the annual meeting of the International Society for Nietzsche Studies, which she will bring to the Georgia State campus in June 2023. Before that, she will travel to the Eastern APA in Montreal (January 2023) to deliver an invited address to the North American Schopenhauer Society.
Andrew I. Cohen, professor of philosophy and director of the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics, published “Credentialism, Career Opportunities, and Corrective Justice,” in a symposium in Public Affairs Quarterly. Cohen also received a grant from Georgia Humanities to help fund an upcoming international conference on “Moral Progress”. He presented “The Historical Case for Reparations” at a fall 2022 Emory Public Interest Committee (EPIC) 2022 conference on “The Case for Reparations.” He soon will publish, with co-author Andrew Jason Cohen, “The Possibility and Defensibility of Nonstate ‘Censorship’,” in New Directions in the Ethics and Politics of Speech, edited by J.P. Messina.
Andrew J. Cohen, professor of Philosophy, presented "Civil Discourse about Health Care,” at the GSU Humanities Research Center, in Sept 2022. He also presented “Civil Discourse about the Ethics of Wealth and Business,” at the Markets & Society Conference in VA/DC, in October 2022, and “PPE, Pluralism, and Civil Discourse,” at the 2022 PPE Society Meeting, in November 2022.
Allison Piñeros Glasscock, assistant professor of philosophy, presented her ongoing research on Stoic Ethics at the University of Pittsburgh (conference workshop, April 2022), Stanford (working group, October 2022), Cornell (graduate seminar in classics and philosophy, October 2022). Her review of Myles Burnyeat’s Explorations in Ancient and Modern Philosophy vol. 4 is forthcoming in the Review of Metaphysics.
Christie Hartley, professor of philosophy, published her paper “Feminist Heterosexuality” in The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sex and Sexuality, edited by Clare Chambers, Brian Earp, and Lori Watson (Routledge, 2022). Her paper with Lori Watson “Against Convergence Liberalism: A Feminist Critique” was accepted for publication at the Canadian Journal of Philosophy. She presented two papers in November: “Political Legitimacy and Public Reason: Of Subjects and Sovereigns” at the Workshop on Public Reason and Political Legitimacy held at McGill University and, with Watson, “Domination, Equality, and the Gendered Division of Labor” at the Sixth Annual Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Society Meeting in New Orleans.
Eddy Nahmias, professor of philosophy and neuroscience, and department chair, was awarded a Beyond the Ivory Tower grant for a workshop where academics learn to write for popular audiences. His article, “Why the Manipulation Argument Fails: Determinism Does Not Entail Perfect Prediction,” with Oisin Deery was accepted for publication in Philosophical Studies.
Sebastian Rand, associate professor of philosophy, was the co-organizer of the 26th Biennial Conference of the Hegel Society of America October 21-23, 2022, held in Nashville, TN. He is the outgoing Vice President of the HSA, having served in that position since 2018. Later this week Routledge will release Hegel's Philosophy of Right: Critical Perspectives on Freedom and History, which he co-edited with Kate Padgett-Walsh (Iowa State) and Dean Moyar (Johns Hopkins); He also contributed a co-written introduction and a single-author chapter.
Eric Wilson, associate professor of philosophy, published his article, “Bad Habits: The Nature and Origin of Kantian Passions” in the journal History of Philosophy Quarterly. Dr. Wilson also did a substantive revision of his entry “Kant and Hume on Morality” for the online Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (co-authored with Dr. Lara Denis, Agnes Scott).