Recent philosophy-related links…
- — one of several factors considered by Alberto Giubilini (Oxford) in thinking about how Santa should approach his job this coming holiday season
- — Ann-Sophie Barwich (Indiana) on the richness, complexity, and fruitfulness of the study of olfaction
- — Randy Barnett and Evan Bernick (Georgetown) present an informative “unified theory of originalism”
- — the El Paso Community College Philosophy Club’s demographics, interdisciplinarity, welcoming environment, and high level of activity set it apart
- — a 2018 paper argues that the Fermi paradox only arises because the model it’s based on “implictly assume[s] certainty regarding highly uncertain parameters”
- — Alexander George (Amherst) has refashioned his mentalist performances for Zoom
- — according to a survey of engagement with humanities by people in the U.S. while at home during the pandemic (via Robert B. Townsend)
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