On 6-7 November 2017 we will host an international conference designed to bring together speakers from philosophy and psychology to explore arrogance, dogmatism and close-mindedness in debate. More details and call for participation to follow.
In May 2007, Purdue Frederick Company Inc., an afﬁliate of Purdue Pharma, along with three of its top executives, were ordered to pay fines totalling $634 million after pleading guilty to criminal charges of misbranding in relation to the opioid-based painkiller, OxyContin. Among other things, the company falsely claimed that OxyContin was less addictive than
Every year, Queen Elizabeth II speaks to the UK in her annual Christmas Address. In her 2020 Address, the Queen not only spoke highly of NHS nurses, doctors, and other frontline workers during the Covid-19 pandemic, but she also expressed her desire to appear on the TV programme Strictly Come Dancing. Anyone who has watched
To recap: In Part One of this series we looked at how our impulse to reduce messy situations to nice clean epistemological facts can cause us to miss what is at stake for people—the normative entanglements at issue. In Part Two, we looked at how such normative entanglements show us what is going on in