Monthly Archives: July 2013

Philosophy Majors Still GREat at the GRE

Last year’s post on the numbers went viral, so I don’t feel the need to discuss the new GRE data in any detail here. But once again, philosophy majors proved to be excellent GRE takers. There is a nice discussion of the new data here. Do smart college students like philosophy? Or does philosophy make […]

The Importance of Mentors, and Criminal Punishment and the Development of Virtue

I just completed a draft version of a book chapter for a volume titled From Personality to Virtue, edited by Jon Webber (Cardiff)¬†and Alberto Marsala (Universite Paris IV-Sorbonne). The book is the result of an excellent¬†conference organized by Jon and Alberto on virtue theory, and is now under consideration at OUP. This is my first […]