On Solving Professional Philosophy’s Irrelevance Problem.

In Robert Hanna’s recent essay, “How to Escape Irrelevance: Performance Philosophy, Public Philosophy, and Borderless Philosophy”–itself building on Carlo Cellucci’s recent essay, “Philosophy at a Crossroads: Escaping From Irrelevance”–Hanna describes and critically analyzes two contra-professional-academic-philosophy movements, namely public philosophy and performance philosophy. Both kinds of philosophy respond to the increasing irrelevance of professional academic philosophy, … [continue reading]