Mini-Heap


Friday Mini-Heap…

  1. Three disadvantages of treating English as the lingua franca of philosophy — from Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside)
  2. Senior academic brazenly encourages his followers to help him gaslight a younger philosopher — the person he’s trying to encourage others to think of as “crazy” happens to be the author of a book that discusses gaslighting and other forms of misogyny
  3. The Logos Institute for Analytic and Exegetical theology at the University of St Andrews has a blog and podcast — with several philosophers contributing
  4. “Already, it is clear that melding digital technologies with human brains can have provocative effects, not least on people’s agency” — a survey of the variety of ethical issues arising with brain-computer interfaces
  5. How to launch and run a summer diversity institute in philosophy — a guide from the American Philosophical Association
  6. Quantum supremacy (in computing) — what is it? why is it important? and when will it happen? (maybe this year)
  7. “9-5 I’m sat in the library in my track-pants, and for the last few months I’ve been whisked away to the most exotic places by SI” — meet Erin Willerton (Manchester), philosophy student and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, whose thesis is on diversity in philosophy

Mini-Heap posts appear when 7 or so new items accumulate in the Heap of Links, the ever-growing collection of items from around the web that may be of interest to philosophers.

The Heap of Links consists partly of suggestions from readers; if you find something online that you think would be of interest to the philosophical community, please send it in for consideration for the Heap. Thanks!

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