Home Daily Nous Features Mini-Heap By Justin Weinberg. October 5, 2018 at 11:52 am 0 Philosophy-related links for your consideration, AKA Mini-Heap: “If scientists can disagree for years on end, what does this mean for the objectivity of science?” — Scientific American brings in a philosopher—Kevin Zollman (CMU)—to discuss a philosophical question—and he picks a good one “The types of skills we’re bringing in are psychologists, philosophers, that type of profile, that can solve really complex philosophical problems” — IBM exec Ana Paula Assis, speaking at Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women Summit” What does the latest academic hoax show? — ten things, says Eric Schliesser (Amsterdam) The meaning and value of interestingness — discussed by Lorraine Besser (Middlebury) “One of the biggest things I have experienced as a trans student [in philosophy] has been silence” — and “in the face of intensifying anti-trans rhetoric… silence begins to look like complicity.” “This hoax thus doesn’t tell us anything at all about the overall quality of the academic subfields targeted” — James Stacey Taylor (College of New Jersey) argues that the hoax was neither interesting nor unethical Should we be held morally responsible for our actions? — a discussion between Gregg Caruso (SUNY Corning) and Daniel Dennett (Tufts) Hiking with Nietzsche — John Kaag (U Mass, Lowell) reflects on Nietzsche’s life, his own, and philosophy Minorities and Philosophy (MAP-UK) now has a blog — and a revamped website. Check it out Connecting philosophy to a character’s fortune and building a story around it — Barry Lam (Vassar), the creator of the marvelous Hi-Phi Nation, shares some of his secrets There are no comments Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.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.