Mini-Heap


Recent additions the Heap of Links…

  1. Philosophers and others list their top TV shows of the 2010’s 
  2. The 2019 Optical Illusion of the Year — it’s the “Dual Axis Illusion” by Frank Force (via Kottke)
  3. Grad student unionization is crucial for addressing the mental health crisis among graduate students — so argue philosophy graduate students Sebastian Ramirez and Kelly Swope (Vanderbilt) in Times Higher Ed
  4. A call for philosophers to appreciate not just arguments, but the experience of philosophical ideas in a diversity of forms — Martin Lenz (Groningen) directs us to meditations, examples, stories, perceptions, etc.
  5. Students think Avital Ronell, who NYU found responsible for sexually harassing one of her graduate students, got off too lightly with a 1-year suspension — a group of them attempted to read a statement to her and are calling for her to be fired (via Caroline Bowman)
  6. “Duck season!” “Rabbit season!” “Duck Season!” “Rabbit Season!” — clever art by UC Davis philosophy graduate student Megan Parks (via Zoe Drayson)
  7. Do you have a lot of books checked out from the university library? — not compared to this professor, you don’t

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. Discussion welcome.

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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