Philosophy

Life advice from Aristotle

A new book by Philosophy’s Susan Sauvé Meyer gives tips from the philosopher’s “Nicomachean Ethics” on how to live well in any age.

Susan Ahlborn

Seeing disability differently

Scholars are trying to understand—and change—how the world works for people with disabilities.

Susan Ahlborn



In the News


The New York Times

Living out loud, headphones nowhere to be found

Cristina Bicchieri of the School of Arts & Sciences says that she felt a greater sense of kindness in Italy than in America, rooted in a strong and enforced social contract that forbids uncivil behavior toward strangers.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Expect to see AI ‘weaponized to deceive voters’ in this year’s presidential election

Cristina Bicchieri of the School of Arts & Sciences says that AI-generated misinformation exacerbates already-entrenched political polarization throughout America.

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The New York Times

No labels, no candidate: Rejections pile up as time runs short

William Ewald of Penn Carey Law says that a contingent presidential election would be a disaster in the current political climate.

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Associated Press

Trump warns of ‘Pandora’s box’ of perpetual presidential prosecutions if charges against him stand

Claire Finkelstein of Penn Carey Law says that someone running for the presidency would normally reassure voters that they’re following the law, not that they’re immune to the criminal process.

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Slate.com

There’s no way the Georgia prosecutions of Donald Trump and Mark Meadows belong in federal court

In an Op-Ed, Claire Finkelstein of Penn Carey Law explains why the Hatch Act prevents Donald Trump and Mark Meadows from transferring their criminal cases in Georgia to federal court.

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Al Jazeera

Georgia indictment to ‘solidify’ Trump’s support for now, analysts say

Claire Finkelstein of Penn Carey Law says that the large number of Trump confidants indicted alongside him in Georgia increases the likelihood that some may turn on the former president.

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