Philosophy

Agora: a marketplace for ideas

Agora is a space where academics can draw on their training and experience to approach contemporary social, political and cultural issues from a philosophical point of view. The series is hosted by Aaron James Wendland, Principal Philosophy Fellow at Massey College, Toronto and Co-Editor of Heidegger on technology and Wittgenstein …

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Runnels County Judge Barry Hilliard retires

Barry Hilliard, the Runnels County judge for ten years, hangs up his robe on May 31. Hilliard sums up his philosophy on his tenure in one sentence: “If you’re transparent and honest, you never have to worry about trying. to remember what you said or did. “ Hilliard’s life in …

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Putnam Investments TargetDateVisualizer to help advisors get a better perspective on investing in retirement

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Today, Putnam Investments officially launched TargetDateVisualizer®, designed to help advisors better guide plan sponsors in choosing the appropriate target date mutual funds and collective investment trusts (CITs) to include in workplace savings plans, based on specific risk tolerance and investment philosophy preferences. The dynamic valuation tool aims …

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David Harold Tribe Postdoctoral Fellowship

Terms and conditions 1. Origins a. Funded by a donation made in 2016 by David Harold Tribe, these scholarships support students who undertake research in symphony, sculpture, poetry, fiction and philosophy. 2. Eligibility a. Applicants must be currently enrolled to study for a Research Masters or PhD within the Faculty …

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How to delve into political philosophy

Under the polarized political gaiters that characterize the national conversation, there is a surprising degree of consensus between the left and the right on what is wrong with society. Selfishness, corruption, tribalism and long-term construction failure – these are universally maligned. We can all see the same glitch devices, but …

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