The latest Mini-Heap…

  1. The ethics of migration — Adam Hosein (Northeastern) talks with Jack Weinstein (North Dakota) on the public radio show, “Why?”
  2. Anti-plagiarism norms tend to over-run their justifications — (via Agnes Callard)
  3. “The Repugnant Conclusion has become one of the most popular and famous results of modern moral philosophy. What seems to be much less well known is the story of how it came to be” — Simon Beard (Cambridge) on Derek Parfit
  4. Human and animal minds — Peter Carruthers (Maryland) is guest-blogging at Brains this week
  5. Equality of what? — Joshua Rothman surveys some varieties of egalitarianism in The New Yorker
  6. The editors of the revamped Philosophy describe “changes to the editorial process” at the journal — they’re “intended to bring it more in line with current peer-review practices”
  7. What to think of “near death experiences”? — John Martin Fischer (UCR) in a lively video interview

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!


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