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Notes from Online Sessions, February 28

Notes from Online Sessions, February 28

in Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education

Here are the faculty notes from our two most recent Online Events: Applying to Graduate School with IHS’s Bill Glod. How to Enter the Online Teaching Space with Duke’s Michael Munger.

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Summer Reading Picks: Philosophy

Summer Reading Picks: Philosophy

in Graduate Students

With summer finally here, we will be releasing our program officers’ picks for summer reading over the next few weeks. Our first list is from Philosophy Program Officer Bill Glod. Against Autonomy: Justifying Coercive Paternalism Sarah Conly It is clear that my work critical of coercive paternalism is not done.         The Value of Living well Mark [...]

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The Limits of Libertarian Paternalism

The Limits of Libertarian Paternalism

in Media, Scholarship

Is it okay for the government to shape your decisions for your betterment? Dr. Bill Glod, IHS Program Officer in Philosophy interviews Dr. Glen Whitman about New or Libertarian Paternalism and behavioral economics. In this IHS Academic podcast, they discuss the behavioral economics knowledge problem, positive and negative liberty, nudge, and the challenges of new paternalism for individual liberty in government policy.  

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Jason Brennan on His New Book “Libertarianism”

Jason Brennan on His New Book “Libertarianism”

in Media, Scholarship

Philosophy Program Officer Bill Glod sat down to talk with Georgetown professor and Bleeding Heart Libertarian blogger Jason Brennan about Dr. Brennan’s new book, Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press). Over the course of the interview they talked about being a libertarian, the recent rise of left libertarianism, social change, and libertarianism in academia.   Listen and watch previous IHS [...]

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Advice on Applying to Philosophy Graduate Programs

Advice on Applying to Philosophy Graduate Programs

in Undergraduate Students

Bill Glod, IHS Program Officer in Philosophy offers some advice for points to consider when considering seeking a PhD in Philosophy. Do not ever go into debt for philosophy. It’s not worth it. Your program should offer you a tuition waiver and a livable stipend. Apply to top programs. If you can’t get funding at a top-50 program, it can [...]

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Free Market Academics Around the Web

Free Market Academics Around the Web

in moving, Scholarship

Stay in from the heat and read about a variety of topics in this week’s articles. Bill Glod and Vipin Veetil write in Forbes India about how people can lift themselves out of poverty. Michael Marlow pens an op-ed in The Orange County Register on the obesity problem and the answer to it. Todd Nesbit comments in nwi.com about the [...]

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Tips for Reference Letters in Academia

Tips for Reference Letters in Academia

in Graduate Students

In the tedious and extensive process of applying to graduate programs or academic jobs, it can be surprisingly to overlook reference letters.  Here are a few pointers to keep in mind: Ask early Ideally, you should approach potential references at least five or six months before the letters are due.  This gives them time to write a nice, detailed letter for [...]

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If Lincoln was running in 2012, Spying on farmers, Tomasi responds to critics of <i>Free Market Fairness</i>: Weekly Links

If Lincoln was running in 2012, Spying on farmers, Tomasi responds to critics of Free Market Fairness: Weekly Links

in Scholarship

Bill Glod: John Tomasi begins responding to his critics by responding to Samuel Freeman in the Free Market Fairness Symposium on Bleeding Heart Libertarians. Phil Magness: Abraham Lincoln’s 1864 campaign is subjected to modern advertising with amusing results. James Harrigan: The good news is that the EPA is not spying on American farmers with unmanned drones.  The bad news?  They are using old-fashioned, [...]

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Find the Right Journal for Your Paper

Find the Right Journal for Your Paper

in Publishing

Finding the right journal for your article can make the difference between fame and obscurity.  At the very least, it can make a difference in signaling the quality of your work.  Many scholars (especially grad students) make the mistake of aiming their papers too low.  Fear of rejection is not a valid excuse for doing this – everyone gets rejected, and [...]

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Weekly Links: Herbert Spencer, the First Amendment, Econ & Cooperation, and Jack White

Weekly Links: Herbert Spencer, the First Amendment, Econ & Cooperation, and Jack White

in Graduate Students

Phil Magness: A great blog post from Roderick Long on the modern miscategorization of Herbert Spencer’s Social Statics. Mario Villareal Diaz: A study asking whether the study of economics inhibits cooperation. James Harrigan: In case you were wondering, the police decide when and where the First Amendment applies. Good luck to you all. And two from Bill Glod: 1. Among other things, this study of U.S. [...]

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