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P. Tittle

P. Tittle (M.A., Philosophy) is the author of Critical Thinking: An Appeal to Reason (Routledge, 2011), Shit That Pisses Me Off (2011), What If…Collected Thought Experiments in Philosophy (Longman, 2005), Should Parents be Licensed? Debating the Issues (Prometheus, 2004), Ethical Issues in Business: Inquiries, Cases, and Readings (Broadview, 2000).  She also contributed the Ethics unit to the high school philosophy text, Philosophy: Questions and Theories (McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2003).  Her papers have appeared in Sexuality & Culture: an interdisciplinary journal, The International Journal of Applied Philosophy, and Philosophy in a Contemporary World and has been anthologized in At Issue: Is Parenthood a Right or a Privilege? and Current Controversies: Child Abuse.

She was a columnist for The Philosopher Magazine’s online philosophy café for eight years and for Philosophy Now for two years.  Her columns have also been published on a regular basis in Humanist in Canada , Links, and Academic Exchange Quarterly and on an occasional basis in Inroads, The Nugget, Canadian HR Reporter, Elenchus, Teaching and Learning Literature, University Affairs, South Australian Humanist Post, Forum, and The Humanist. She blogs at

"Making Certain Words Illegal"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Jul 17, 2013)

"Political Science – A Costly Misnomer"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (May 25, 2013)

"Ethics without Philosophers"   Ethical Technology  (May 4, 2013)

"Dr. Frankenstein, meet Dr. Spock"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Apr 29, 2013)

"#3 Ethics without Philosophers (the Appalling State of Affairs in Business)"   Ethical Technology  (Dec 29, 2012)

"#4 Transgendered Courage?"  (Dec 28, 2012)

"Why Isn’t Being a Soldier More Like Being a Mother?"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Oct 12, 2012)

"What’s Wrong With Selling Your Organs?"   Subversive Bits  (Sep 24, 2012)

"What Went Wrong with Political Correctness?"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Jul 24, 2012)

"Rational Bases of Identity: Toward Cultural Anarchy"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Jun 29, 2012)

"The Inconsistency of Not Licensing Parents"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Jun 17, 2012)

"The Humanist View of Animal Rights"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Jun 3, 2012)

"Philosophy – Misunderstood"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (May 27, 2012)

"Free to be – Offensive"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Apr 15, 2012)

"Dr. Frankenstein, meet Dr. Spock - creating designer babies"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Apr 7, 2012)

"Permitting Abortion and Prohibiting Prenatal Harm"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Mar 19, 2012)

"Ms. and Mr."   Bite-Sized Subversion  (Mar 6, 2012)

"Transgendered Courage?"  (Mar 2, 2012)

"Why Teaching Business Ethics can be Difficult"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Feb 21, 2012)

"Business Rules the World. Do we want it to?"   Bite-Sized Subversions  (Feb 13, 2012)