White Supremacy and Evolutionary Games

This morning I’m productinating (productively procrastinating) by reading Ann Cudd’s review of Cailin O’Connor’s The Origins of Unfairness. I started to read O’Connor’s book a couple of months ago, but game theory is not my thing, so I think I only made it as far as the introduction. Both the... [Read More]

Luck and the Academic Job Market

First, some news: starting this fall, I will be an assistant professor in the Department of Cognitive and Information Sciences at the University of California, Merced. I wrote the bulk of this post on May 26, the day after the 9th annual Conference on Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology... [Read More]

Paper: Legitimizing Values in Regulatory Science

A new paper by Manuela Fernández Pinto and me, “Legitimizing Values in Regulatory Science,” has just been published in Environmental Health Perspectives. This paper will be of interest to philosophers of science as well as the environmental public health community. [Read More]