Good morning. Here’s the latest Mini-Heap—10 recent items of possible interest to those interested in philosophy, from the Heap of Links.
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.
- What’s sold in the Metaphysical Supplies Shoppe? — Occam’s Disposable Razors, Cartesian Candles, and “some kinds of crystals and shit”
- Philosophers at CEU introduce the basic issues in philosophy of perception — in a brief and stylish video made by Jonny Hunter, a student there
- Needed: “a robust political ethics of resistance” — an interview with Tommie Shelby (Harvard) on ghettos, justice, and philosophy
- White nationalists (and others?) don’t appreciate that they are “beings not merely stamped by culture but creators of it as well” — Roman Altshuler (Kutztown) at the Philosophical Salon
- The Breakfast Club and belief in God — Agnes Callard (Chicago) on trying to believe
- Which philosophy videos (under 20 min long) posted on YouTube over the past year are the most popular? — Wisecrack’s productions are doing especially well
- Style, evidence, genealogy, metaphilosophy, and other problems Indian philosophy faces — an account from Christian Coseru (Charleston)
- The logic community — Greg Restall (Melbourne) wraps up his series of 12 things he loves about philosophical logic
- “Women perceived a deontological man as… more desirable for long-term mating” — and even as “short-term mates”, the study found, “utilitarian men were undesirable” (via Nina Strohminger)
- “Many puzzles about consciousness and qualia are based on flawed pictures of what such ‘things’ might be” — an interview with Andy Clark (Edinburgh)
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