My name is Daniel Mullin and I’m a philosophy PhD and part-time teacher. The other part of the time, I’m unemployed and/or looking for work. I’ve been relatively successful in finding work in the traditional job market for philosophy — teaching at universities — but that market consists mainly of contract positions that don’t really provide a liveable wage. Also, in order to get them, you have to be willing to live a transitory lifestyle, moving wherever and whenever there’s work. The tenure track job is still the holy grail, but there’s a lot of competition for those in a market that’s shrinking. What’s a guy with a philosophy degree to do? The conventional wisdom tells him that there aren’t many other options. The purpose of this blog is to challenge that conventional wisdom and explore innovative ways to use one’s philosophical background. I want to make a case for the value and versatility of an education in philosophy. I’m not an expert on this, so I’ll be learning, hopefully, along with everybody else. I’ve also launched a podcast devoted to these themes. You can find the rss feed here. Thanks for visiting!