By Elizabeth Levine In January 2019, the American Philosophical Association will hold its Eastern meeting in New York City. In honor of the One Hundred and Fifteenth meeting, Wiley has compiled a free collection of the top cited articles in Philosophy from our publishing partners journals. This collection can be read by anyone until […]
In Italy it is the custom to eat lentils on New Year’s Eve to bring prosperity in the coming year, probably because the pile of lentils looks like a heap of small coins. Lentils were a staple in ancient Egypt and one of the earliest ingredients in the then known world. In the Old […]
Newsletter before Christmas I am writing to wish all of you a Happy Christmas and an exciting New Year full of travel and adventure. I have had a quiet time since my October Nardo course, busy planning 2019 travels. I am going to my daughter, Caroline, in Puglia, and the grandsons have been entrusted with […]
Today, 8th December, is a public holiday in Italy, the day when the Catholic Church honours the Virgin Mary who was herself conceived without original sin. The Pope visits Piazza di Spagna and holds a service around the Column. For most Italians today is the beginning of Christmas, and the Christmas tree lights are turned […]
Mount Athos My summer passed in a blur of azure Mediterranean seas – first Sifnos, then Ischia, Sardinia and Corsica. I followed this by flying to the UK in August to cook and play schools with my grand-daughters, while Georgina was busy working, and I began to feel I needed to get home and settle […]
The field of humanities is changing rapidly, along with the world, as new technologies alter centuries of tradition in various disciplines. In this, the third year of the Wiley Humanities Festival, we’ll focus on the digital humanities, and how technology has revolutionized the way the humanities will be taught, learned, and researched for years to come. The […]
Each year, The Philosopher’s Annual faces the daunting task of selecting the 10 best articles in philosophy published that year. For 2017, they’ve chosen three articles from journals published by Wiley: Jane Friedman’s article “Why Suspend Judging?” published in Noûs, Derek Parfit’s article “Future People, the Non-Identity Problem, and Person-Affecting Principles,” published in Philosophy & […]
By Bailey Morrison Beginning August 13, philosophers from around the globe will gather in Beijing at the World Congress of Philosophy. Organized every five years by the International Federation of Philosophical Societies (FISP), the congress addresses pressing philosophical issues. This year’s theme, “Learning to be Human” discusses the intricacies of humanity. Topics to be addressed […]
Interview conducted by Jacquelyn Kelley
In her article, “Precarity is a Feminist Issue: Gender and Contingent Labor in the Academy,” Robin Zheng establishes that two common myths—“the myth of meritocracy” and “the myth of work as its own reward”—not only reinforce the academic job crisis but also have gendered origins, ultimately allowing gender stereotypes and job insecurity to reinforce one another within the discipline of Philosophy.
Published in the Spring 2018 issue of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Zheng’s research was first presented at the 2016 SWIP UK Conference followed by the 2017 Joint Session at the University of Edinburgh.
Her article was cited by the Australasian Association of Philosophy’s Committee for the Status of Women in Philosophy in their Statement on Insecure Work, and has received notable recognition and praise on social media.
Zheng holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Michigan…
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We are just home from our 2018 Greek Adventure in Sifnos.
Over the years I had enjoyed many family holidays in Sifnos, at sleepy Vathi where the road stops behind the beach, and the small church and tavernas can only be accessed by sea, or a trudge along the sand.One year, irritated by a work companion who lamented the absence of steaks and hamburgers, I sat alone at Manolis, enjoying once more Margarita’s delicious filo pie, tsasiki and saganaki, and reflected it was more fun to travel with my cooking school students. After a few glasses of local white wine my mind became clear, and my Greek Idyll was born.
I took small groups to Vathi where we swam, relaxed and cooked for a few hours most days in the local tavernas. We eventually moved on to Symi, in the Dodecanese, where we grew lazier and the lure of the…
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