The Unexamined Meal Is Not Worth Eating

An interview with Professor Joan McGregor exploring her understanding of applied philosophy and current research interests along with an insightful discussion about food justice. The conversation examines the philosophical underpinnings of food through looking at it from an ethical, metaphysical and epistemological standpoint. Joan McGregor is a transdisciplinary and collaborative scholar and President of ASU’sContinue reading “The Unexamined Meal Is Not Worth Eating”

Sandra Woien

Sandra Woien, a lecturer here at ASU, opens about their academic journey and research interests while discussing important matters related to applied philosophy in a pandemic ridden world. From peculiar yet simple topics like marijuana stocks to addressing deep and intense questions like should a person end their life due to immitigable suffering? Professor WoienContinue reading “Sandra Woien”

Cheshire Calhoun

How do you define applied philosophy? I actually think that “applied philosophy” is a terrible name for a field.  On the one hand, I can report from experience that many people equate applied philosophy with applied ethics. On the other hand, “applied philosophy” can easily suggest that all the real philosophy gets done first—that is, oneContinue reading “Cheshire Calhoun”

Ben Phillips

How do you define “applied philosophy”? I’m a little squeamish about definitions, but I guess I would characterize “applied philosophy” as philosophical theorizing of the sort that addresses issues arising in other disciplines, or in everyday life.  How does your research fit within applied philosophy, as you define it? Tell us about this research. WhatContinue reading “Ben Phillips”

Tyler DesRoches

​​ How do you define “applied philosophy”? To be honest, I have no special penchant for any definition of applied philosophy. That said, I once published an article in the Journal of Applied Philosophy and I normally find myself entwined with research projects that many would characterize as ‘applied philosophy.’ So, I better give you something. WhenContinue reading “Tyler DesRoches”

Ben Hurlbut

J. Benjamin Hurlbut is trained in the history of modern biomedical and life sciences. His research lies at the intersection of science and technology studies, bioethics and political theory. He studies the changing relationships between science, politics and law in the governance of biomedical research and innovation in the 20th and 21st centuries.   Focusing on controversy around morallyContinue reading “Ben Hurlbut”