Mini-Heap


The latest links from the Mini-Heap…

  1. “Potential illegal migrants have no moral reason to respect immigration laws” — Michael Huemer (Colorado) on illegal immigration
  2. On “what counts as a ‘causal’ effect of race and what types of causal effects are permissible” — Lily Hu (Harvard) on “recent causal counterfactual methods in algorithmic fairness” that go “beyond the forms of justice and injustice recognized in the law”
  3. Coldplay’s newest member: Friedrich Nietzsche on saxophone — at least according to the posters. (Little known fact: Nietzsche and the saxophone were both created around the same time.)
  4. What does AI see when it looks at the duck-rabbit? — a duck. No, a rabbit. Wait, a duck. Now it’s a rabbit…
  5. After reading about her life, you may be surprised this philosopher says “I am the luckiest person I know” — an autobiographical essay from Candace Vogler (Chicago). (CW: rape, sexual abuse, child abuse) (via Kevin Scott)
  6. Philosophy and “The Joker” movie — commentary from five philosophers
  7. “Privacy is both a personal and a collective affair, because data is rarely used on an individual basis” — Carissa Véliz (Oxford) on the collective dimensions of personal privacy

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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