Home Daily Nous Features Mini-Heap By Justin Weinberg. June 27, 2017 at 8:41 am 0 Here’s the latest Mini-Heap: 10 recent items from the frequently updated Heap of Links, collected in a post for your perusal and discussion. If you have suggestions for the Heap of Links, please send ’em in. Philosophy is solved — by freshman philosophy student (EC) “Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is within reach — even if it’s off” — and even if you think you’re paying it no attention Derrida and analytic philosophy — does “Derrida undermine… the ground beneath the projects analytic metaphysicians pursue”? What it’s like to chair a philosophy department — reflections from Ronald Sundstrom (San Francisco) Schopenhauer has a bad flight (via Micah Bailey) On seeing a color you couldn’t imagine before — Neil Sinhababu (NUS) tries on color-correction glasses What it is like to be a philosopher consulting for a tv sitcom — a discussion with Todd May (Clemson) about his work with the creators of “The Good Place” The Institute for Art and Ideas offers several free online courses taught by philosophers — the latest is “Evidence and Ideology” with Nancy Cartwright (Durham, UCSD) A defense of majoring in philosophy — in The Washington Post Is the “open-endedness” of modern life a problem to be solved? — Patricia Marino (Waterloo) raises the question There are no comments Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Please wait while you are being authenticated...Comment Name * Email * Website Participate in this conversation via emailPlease enter an e-mail address Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox.