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Nov 3 2019 | Nicole Feldman
Visit any news site on any given day, and you’re bound to find the word “technology” alongside words like “controversial,” “criticism,” “safety,” “disinformation,” and “scandal.” Questions about the ethics of technology abound, and the world wants answers. What types of posts should social media...
Jul 2 2019 | Mike Peña
As highly charged as the current climate is these days for civic discourse, it seems deep discussions we could be having with friends, family and neighbors are increasingly avoided like the measles. Have we lost the ability to engage in meaningful conversations? Apparently, Myisha Cherry thinks so...
Jun 20 2019 | Joan O'Bryan
For two nights and two lovely days, the members of The Dirty Leviathan political theory group met in beautiful Aptos, California, for our annual interdisciplinary retreat. Imagine: a weekend of non-stop philosophizing, from debates on embodiment and consciousness during forest walks to discussing...
Jun 7 2019 | Mike Peña
Eliza Wells will graduate from Stanford having left her mark at the university. She has written for the Stanford Daily, immersed herself in subjects ranging from religion to computer science, and along with one other classmate, led the university's first team to compete in the national debate...
Jun 7 2019 | Mike Peña
Ben Anderson is not afraid to go there. Since high school, he has confronted contentious social and political issues as a member of his speech and debate team back in Liberty, Missouri, competing internationally and ranking admirably at the state level. He graduates this year with a degree in...

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