Is caring about your reputation always a symptom of vanity?

My paper “Caring for Esteem” is having its first outing as a keynote for the “Don’t know, don’t care: 6th WFAP Graduate Conference”. University of Vienna on June 7th 2017. Continue reading “Is caring about your reputation always a symptom of vanity?”

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Don’t know, don’t care: 6th WFAP Graduate Conference. University of Vienna

Really looking forward to this conference. It has an excellent line up of really promising stars of the future whose talks I am looking forward to hearing. Continue reading “Don’t know, don’t care: 6th WFAP Graduate Conference. University of Vienna”

Collaboration Versus Point Scoring

From blog Open for Debate

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Last Monday we held the first workshop associated with the project Changing Attitudes in Public Debate. The workshop was by invitation and designed to bring together some philosophers, social psychologists and linguists that analyse the verbal and non-verbal aspects of conversations. The main aim was to figure out whether there are regularities in people’s speech, in their bodily comportment (e.g. shoulder shrugging or eye rolling), in their tone of voice or in their pauses during debates that reliably indicated arrogance, and was perceived as such by other participants. Continue reading “Collaboration Versus Point Scoring”