10 Kinds of Public Philosophy, and A Doubt About the Very Name

Angela Davis

There was a recent flutter on Twitter about public philosophy, what it is and what counts as public philosophy. I opined that I didn’t think that you could be both a public philosopher and an academic, but quickly realized that maybe what I meant was that you couldn’t easily be a “good” academic and public philosopher at the same time — in part because academia actively discourages…

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Phenomenology, Existentialism, Feminism, Poststructuralism & Critical Theory. #publicphilosophy or bust

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