Home Daily Nous Features Mini-Heap By Justin Weinberg. September 20, 2017 at 7:50 am 0 Here’s the latest Mini-Heap: 10 recent items from the frequently updated Heap of Links, collected and numbered for your convenience. As usual, if you have suggestions for the Heap, please send ’em in. Mathematicians measure infinities — and find they’re equal The Illusions Index — a resource for deceiving your senses (via Umut Baysan) Emerita Quito, “the Philippines’ greatest female philosopher,” has died — she wrote over 20 books and was “a trailblazing scholar, a prolific writer, and a sought-after lecturer” The Bertrand Russell archive at McMaster University will have a new home — “the archive is the largest available on Russell anywhere” The Eagles’ Don Henley and filmmaker Ken Burns are Thoreau fans — and Burns has made a short film about the philosopher “It’s time that faculty members honored the work that graduate students do by actually scrutinizing it—as opposed to demanding that they produce more and more of it” — CHE picks up on Velleman’s publication proposal The University of Colorado just bought $47,000 worth of merchandise from a former philosophy professor it tried to fire — David Barnett’s PopSockets are just that good “Gavagai” — an “extraordinary movie” — but it’s unclear what its message is Philosophy Talk, the radio show, names new hosts — John Perry will become “host emeritus” “We avoid the interference available to our digital providers only insofar as they are willing to be indulgent” — Philip Pettit (Princeton/ANU) on online freedom There are no comments Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.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.