Public Philosophy

I wrote a Manifesto for Public Philosophy. It’s about what philosophers — institutionally and individually — need to do to support public philosophy. And why it’s so deadly important.

I’m also Assistant Editor at Aesthetics for Birdsa philosophy of art blog.

Social epistemology

Why We Call Things ‘Porn’ (New York Times)

Escape the Echo Chamber (Aeon Magazine)

Who Trains the Machine Artist?(Daily Nous)

The Gamification of Public Discourse (Royal Institute of Philosophy)

How We Can Understand Ourselves Through Games (OUP)

Group-Strapping, Bubble, or Echo Chamber? (SERRC)

Am I in an Echo Chamber? (Open for Debate)

The politician philosopher (an interview with Matt Johnson, philosopher running for public office.)


Art is a Game (Forum for Philosophy) (and in Turkish)

The Aesthetics of Rock Climbing (Philosopher’s Magazine)

What’s Missing From Cookbook Reviews  (AFB). 

A Rawlsian Theory of Food Culture (AFB).

Playing Games with History (AFB).

Algorithmic Satire (AFB). 

An Aesthetics of Games (American Society of Aesthetics Newsletter)

Podcast appearances

Game on! Quantified motivation & value capture: things we don’t notice in online social life (The Disinformation Age)

Echoes in the void (Escape the Void Podcast)