Home Daily Nous Features Mini-Heap By Justin Weinberg. April 20, 2017 at 9:50 am 2 Mini-Heap: recent items from the Heap of Links, collected in groups of 10, here for your perusal and discussion. If you have suggestions for the Heap of Links, send ’em in. “You don’t need to feel like you’re succeeding” — and other ways to figure out whether academia is for you A Facebook group for those interested in philosophy of body practices, including yoga, martial arts, qigong, etc. — organized by Lisa Miracchi (Penn) and Steven Geisz (Tampa) “A joke is basically syllogistic” — comedians Kenny and Keith Lucas, aka the Lucas Brothers, read a lot of philosophy Article attributed to disabled man Anna Stubblefield was found guilty of sexually assaulting is retracted — but not, perhaps, for the reason you might think “Machines will become morally much better than we are, or morally much worse. But the point is that we won’t be able to tell which is which” — Regina Rini (NYU) with some fascinating thoughts about the future of morality In philosophy of science, will increased scientific specialization crowd out the philosophy? — Celso Neto (Calgary) on the future of philosophy of science “I hadn’t even noticed she was being talked over” — a philosophy undergrad reflecting on her professor calling out interruptions “One can’t inquire unless one has a target to aim at and that, in turn, requires knowing what one is inquiring into—the very thing [one doesn’t] know. — Gail Fine (Cornell) on the Meno paradox Physicists develop a fluid with “negative mass”: the harder you push it away, the faster it accelerates towards you — file under: reality > intuition “Just because the jokes you tell never change, doesn’t mean that nothing does” (EC) Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Please wait while you are being authenticated...Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Participate in this conversation via emailPlease enter an e-mail address Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox.