Do Women Have Different Philosophical Intuitions than Men? Responding to Buckwalter and Stich*

Recently there has been a lot of discussion in our profession (e.g., on philosophy blogs) about the underrepresentation of women in philosophy.  Most of the proposed solutions to this problem have focused on problems about, and solutions for, the underrepresentation of female graduate students and professors. Hiring practices are being …

Neurophilosophy Fellowships of $15,000 for Georgia State Masters Program

Please share this information with any students who may be interested.  Thanks, Eddy! The Masters program in the Philosophy Department at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia is accepting applications from qualified students for its two Neurophilosophy Fellowships–as well as a Legal/Political Philosophy Scholarship, and a German Philosophy Scholarship.  Fellowships …

Neurophilosophy Fellowships

Please share with any students who may be interested.  Thanks, Eddy! The Philosophy Department at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia is accepting applications from qualified undergraduates for its two $15,000 Neurophilosophy Fellowships, to be awarded by the Brains & Behavior program. The Brains & Behavior program at GSU aims …

What Neuroscientists Do

Impressions from the 2006 Society for Neuroscience Meeting The 2006 meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) took place here in Atlanta last Saturday to Wednesday.  As a “neurophilosopher” I felt I couldn’t pass up this opportunity to attend, so I paid my $145 for membership in SfN so I …

A Logical Brain?

Apparently, famous identity-theorist U.T. Place’s brain is preserved at University of Adelaide.  See here.  You’ll notice that it’s left hemisphere (right facing you) is huge compared to it’s right.  Is this some evidence for the old logic and language in the left-brain idea (assuming Place was quite logical–and perhaps not …