The Public Philosophy Network promotes philosophy that engages issues of public concern and works collaboratively with civic and professional communities.
to support philosophers who use their concepts and skills to serve communities outside of academia and to make positive changes in society
to reflect on how philosophy is transformed by various types of public engagement
to support institutional changes supportive of publicly engaged work
FOUNDED IN 2010, PPN HAS HELD CONFERENCES IN
2018 - Boulder, CO: “Understanding Impact”
2015 - San Francisco, CA: “Advancing Public Philosophy”
2013 - Atlanta, GA
2011 - Washington, DC
Our upcoming conference, “Philosophy from All Walks of Life,” is October 17-19, 2019 at Michigan State University.