About Malcolm Keating

Malcolm Keating is Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Humanities Division at Yale-NUS College, Singapore.

Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Georgetown University

Bryce Huebner shared this new posting for Georgetown University: The Department of Philosophy at Georgetown University is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor, beginning August 2019. The teaching load will be two courses per semester, with teaching responsibilities at both Continue reading Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Georgetown University

3am interview with Anand Vaidya (and related links)

The online magazine 3AM just published an interview with Anand Jayprakash Vaidya, which ranges from discussion of his personal journey through philosophy to the so-called “Hindu Syllogism” to seeing absences to “cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary philosophy” and more. Vaidya does a Continue reading 3am interview with Anand Vaidya (and related links)

Book announcement: Three Pillars of Skepticism in Classical India by Ethan Mills

Pre-orders are now available for a book by one of our bloggers, Ethan Mills (Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga). Ethan Mills: Three Pillars of Skepticism in Classical India: Nagarjuna, Jayarasi, and Sri Harsa, Lexington Books, 262 Continue reading Book announcement: Three Pillars of Skepticism in Classical India by Ethan Mills

Insults, Slurs, and Other Pejorative Speech

Anyone who is familiar with premodern Indian philosophy written in Sanskrit knows that philosophers were not above using insults in their work. J.M. Verpoorten (2002) has a paper collecting these insults, which include akṛta-buddhi (having an unformed mind), paśu (animal, Continue reading Insults, Slurs, and Other Pejorative Speech

British Journal of History of Philosophy and “Non-Western” Philosophy

Via Warp, Weft, and Way, from the editor of British Journal of History of Philosophy on its 25th anniversary (bolding is mine): As we move forward, what we would like to promote, above all, is more work on non-Western philosophy, Continue reading British Journal of History of Philosophy and “Non-Western” Philosophy