The following five cutting-edge opinion pieces are from highly distinguished philosophers, and are brought to you by The Philosopher’s Eye, in conjunction with the journal Metaphilosophy and the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics. Each short piece explores the theme: ‘The Future of Philosophy’.
- Whither Philosophy?
By Robert Stern
Professor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield
Editor of the European Journal of Philosophy
- IPAD – Information Processing and the Analysis of Democracy: A research program for interdisciplinary philosophy
By Vincent F. Hendricks
Professor of Formal Philosophy, University of Copenhagen & Columbia University
Editor of Synthese
- The Future of Philosophy
By Tim Mulgan
Professor of Moral and Political Philosophy, University of St Andrews
Editor of The Philosophical Quarterly
- Trends in Philosophy
By Matti Eklund
Associate Professor, Cornell
Editor of The Philosophical Review
- Information First
By Luciano Floridi
Professor of Philosophy and UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics, University of Hertfordshire & Oxford University
Editor of Philosophy & Technology
These five philosophers and many others met to discuss the future of philosophy at a workshop entitled Editor’s Cut – A view of philosophical research from journal editors. The workshop was organized by the Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London, on Friday the 13th of January 2012, in collaboration with Wiley-Blackwell’s journal Metaphilosophy and the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics.