Mini-Heap


New links of possible interest to those interested in philosophy…

  1. Reformulating the laws of physics in a new mathematical language in order to make sense of the passage of time — an explanation of the recent work of physicist Nicolas Gisin
  2. Free audio recordings of books by Bertrand Russell and others — from Landon D.C. Elkind (Iowa)
  3. Truth Machines — a new presentation of a classic logic puzzle (via Matthew Ferguson)
  4. T.M. Scanlon on ethics, the pandemic, and his work — in an interview along with The Good Place’s Michael Schur on public radio (Scanlon’s segment begins at 31:40)
  5. The philosophical questions behind the “death rate” number — Jonathan Fuller (Pittsburgh) on understanding the pandemic
  6. “Journal Entries” is a new podcast in which researchers in philosophy and cognitive science discuss their work, motivation, and background — it’s hosted by Wesley Buckwalter (Manchester)
  7. Are lockdowns a good way for Africa to respond to the pandemic? — No, argues Alex Broadbent (University of Johannesburg)

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!

COMMENTS POLICY

There are no comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  
Please enter an e-mail address