Home Daily Nous Features Mini-Heap By Justin Weinberg. September 22, 2017 at 10:09 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. Resources for teaching argument mapping — from Simon Cullen Libertarianism vs. meritocracy — libertarianism doesn’t take merit seriously, argues Thomas Mulligan (Georgetown) What questions does string theory answer? Which does it leave unanswered? — a talk by James Ladyman (Bristol) The Australasian Philosophy Family Tree — additions sought Is there a point to moral philosophy? — And will moral philosophers accept the answer? “Like people in love who are told the loved one isn’t worth their love, they won’t believe it” The way modern academia measures research achievement means that some of the worst articles are the most successful — “how academia has been hacked” “The Good Place,” the network sitcom featuring a philosophy professor, is back for a second season— but don’t read this if you haven’t watched the first season yet Hayek’s recollections of his meetings with his second cousin, Wittgenstein — “Whether he… had discovered that, after all, I was just another Philistine, I do not know” (via Brandon Christensen) Retracting philosophy articles: are there more than just procedural grounds for it? — Eric Schliesser comments What makes a student a “star”? — not “instagenius,” but rather “the ability to keep showing up when things do not go well” (via Samantha Brennan) There are no comments Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.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.