Diverse Lineages of Existentialism Conference

…[This] conference offered a vision for what philosophy can be as an intellectual pursuit and what professional philosophy could look like. Such a vision is critically important not only for young women scholars and scholars of color who are considering a future in professional philosophy, but for the health and vitality of the discipline.

If philosophy is to last as a living, breathing, epistemologically and methodologically rigorous discipline; if philosophy departments are to be inclusive and expansive, grow instead of shrink; if philosophical work is to touch real lives and true experiences, the Diverse Lineages of Existentialism conference must not in the future be an exceptional conference, but a guide for professional philosophy as a whole…

via In a Profession Plagued by Homogeneity, a Philosophy Conference Delivers Diversity.

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