Epistemologies of Ignorance

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My newest philosophical area of interest is in Epistemology of Ignorance studies, also known as Agnotology. So today, I want to explain what this research area constitutes, why it's important, and how it connects to further important ethical questions, especially regarding things like fake news, inclusion, microaggressions, and more. So first off, what is the… Continue reading Epistemologies of Ignorance

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Anticipating Challenges: The Ethics of Deepfake Revenge Porn

Ethical questions are by their very nature intersectional questions. They ask us to consider contexts, think about  a wide range of outcomes and implications, and require a deep understanding of predictive thinking which usually involves consultation with expert sources on the subject. Today, I have a whammy of an intersectional ethical problem for you in… Continue reading Anticipating Challenges: The Ethics of Deepfake Revenge Porn

Duties of Knowledge

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One of the things I love most about philosophy, and in particular ethics, is that philosophy is the study of everything. When you study philosophy you can study History, English, Science, Math, Language, Politics, Law, and probably literally everything else you can think of. I think this situates philosophy as a uniquely versatile and intersectional… Continue reading Duties of Knowledge