But He Didn't See It That Way The academic job market, particularly in philosophy, is very rough. Typically, there are 300-400 applicants per job, at least 50 of which are equally highly qualified. There are also many biases at work in how people evaluate an application package. For example, there's a highly controversial informal "ranking"
Reasonable Expectations and Learning Experiences Gender binarism is the view that there are two, mutually exclusive genders: man and woman. This tends to align with there being only two, mutually exclusive sexes: male and female. (I don't buy into the clear sex/gender distinction, so I use male/female/man/woman interchangeably.) Oppositional sexism is the view that the
October 11th is (Inter)National Coming Out Day Today is October 11th which is billed as National Coming Out Day in America. But I'm Canadian, and other nations (or people in other nations) observe it too, so it's really International Coming Out Day. This post is about what a day like this means to me, and