Home Daily Nous Features Mini-Heap By Justin Weinberg. July 13, 2017 at 8:45 am 2 The links keep piling up! Here’s the latest Mini-Heap: 10 recent items from the frequently updated Heap of Links, collected here for your convenience and numbered for easy discussion. If you have suggestions for the Heap of Links, please send ’em in. Which students study the most? — philosophy majors are third on the list “A Columbia classmate… challenged Danaher to a bout in the philosophy department. [He] locked the door, grabbed him in a headlock, and threw him to the ground…” — how a grad student in philosophy became a master of Brazilian jujitsu (via Paul Bloom) “Kant is even wondering if suicide, which he definitively considered wrong under any circumstances… might not be justified in the Age of Trump” — famous philosophers on the current US president (via @Twhite92Boone) The ontological argument — for the existence of Batman A philosophical novel based on Descartes’ Meditations — and the story behind it “The self comes into being with the first act of attention” — Carolyn Dicey Jennings (UC Merced) on the possibility of a substantive self “Is that your philosophy of life?” “No.” Sigh. What’s wrong with a new book about the history of libertarian ideas — besides the history itself Thoreau’s neighbors — Walden as refuge for outcasts A primer on Althusser — via an interview with William Lewis (Skidmore) There are 2 comments Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.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.