Home Daily Nous Features Mini-Heap By Justin Weinberg. September 4, 2017 at 11:27 pm 0 Here’s the latest Mini-Heap: 10 recent items from the frequently updated Heap of Links, collected and numbered for your convenience. As usual, if you have suggestions for the Heap of Links, please send ’em in. The ideas and friendship of Hume and Smith — discussed by Dennis Rasmussen (Tufts) “Being an octopus might be more like being a human than we have tended to think” — Amia Srinivasan on the octopus research of Peter Godfrey-Smith and Sy Montgomery How often do articles in (non-English) European language journals cite English-language vs. same-language works? — the latest in a series of language analyses of philosophy articles, at The Splintered Mind What is it for something to be alive? — it’s not an easy question, as Marc Lange (UNC) explains Don’t fight hate — says David Livingston Smith (New England) The uses and abuses of idealization — an interview with Kwame Anthony Appiah (NYU) in Prospect Magazine Emerging pop singer Brynn Elliott is a philosophy major — “she took a course on Albert Einstein and wound up writing a whole concept album for an assignment” Does the peeping Tom who is never discovered harm his victims? — David Boonin (Colorado) takes up the question at “What’s Wrong?” The charge that a professor who publicly criticizes a group can’t be trusted to fairly grade members of that group — it comes at a steep cost A report on a philosophy camp for teens — from Fred Guy (Baltimore) Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.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.