Φ on New YorkUsing Philosophy to Understand Our City and to Change It
By Sharon M. Meagher, Ph.D., Marymount Manhattan College I joined a multidisciplinary global network of researchers, The Global Pandemic Network and recently participated in its webinar and launch of working groups on “COVID-19 and Cities, Building Resilience on...read more
By John Kleinig In a recent Guardian op-ed, Brooklyn College’s Alex Vitale repeats his long-term frustration with police, which culminated in his 2017 book, The End of Policing: police should be defunded, not reformed. In a number of respects, his exasperation is...read more
Image: Pencil and ink sketch by the article author of a NYC bedroom referencing the original photo of Patricia O’Grady’s room. (* This essay is the second in the series 'Precarious Lives' presented by the author. It was written the month before the COVID-19 pandemic...read more
The Gotham Philosophical Society would like to thank the American Philosophical Association’s Berry Fund for Public Philosophy for their generous support.