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Leigh M. Johnson
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Memphian, technophile, public philosopher, raconteur,
Memphian, technophile, public philosopher, raconteur,

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CBU Students Set To Hack the Future on December 10th
For the past two months, students at Christian Brothers University have been working in small groups on the  Technology and Human Values Project , which requires them to "devise a merely-possible technological solution to a real-world social, political, or ...

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Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, and the APA's "Code of Conduct"
by Edward Kazarian and Leigh M. Johnson A little over two
years ago, more than 600 philosophers petitioned  the American Philosophical Association to
“produce a code of conduct and a statement of professional ethics for the
academic discipline of Philosophy...

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#ImWithSusan: Finding Friends in the Black Mirror "Nosedive"
[NOTE: This is the first in a series of reviews of  Black Mirror  Season 3.  These posts DO include spoilers. Stop reading now if you don't want to know!] All of the episodes of  Charlie Booker 's brilliant sci-fi series Black Mirror  take place in a near-d...

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#ImWithSusan: Finding Friends in the Black Mirror "Nosedive"
[NOTE: This is the first in a series of reviews of  Black Mirror  Season 3.  These posts DO include spoilers. Stop reading now if you don't want to know!] All of the episodes of  Charlie Booker 's brilliant sci-fi series Black Mirror  take place in a near-d...

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The Root of Fear is Madness: On Black Mirror's "Playtest"
[NOTE: This is the second in a  series of reviews  of  Black Mirror  Season 3. These posts DO include spoilers. Stop reading now if you don't want to know!] The second episode of Season 3 ( "Playtest" ) is what I imagine many people who have heard about Bla...

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#ImWithSusan: Finding Friends in the Black Mirror "Nosedive"
[NOTE: This is the first in a series of reviews of  Black Mirror  Season 3. These posts DO include spoilers.] All episodes of  Charlie Booker 's brilliant sci-fi series Black Mirror  take place in the near-distant future, but in the first installment of the...

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Horseshoes, Hand Grenades, and the APA's "Code of Conduct"
by Edward Kazarian and Leigh M. Johnson A little over two
years ago, more than 600 philosophers petitioned  the American Philosophical Association to
“produce a code of conduct and a statement of professional ethics for the
academic discipline of Philosophy...

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Sick Of This Sh*t: On Professional Philosophy's Boiling Frogs
There's an old anecdote about boiling frogs that is often employed by philosophers to explain the sorites paradox . If you drop a frog into a pot of boiling water, the story goes, it will immediately sense the heat and the danger, jump out of the pot, and b...

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Sick Of This Sh*t: On Professional Philosophy's Boiling Frogs
There's an old anecdote about boiling frogs that is often employed by philosophers to explain the sorites paradox . If you drop a frog into a pot of boiling water, the story goes, it will immediately sense the heat and the danger, jump out of the pot, and b...
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