Links of interest to those interested in philosophy…

  1. The takeover of Philosophical Review by analytic philosophers in the early 20th Century is correlated with a reduction in the number of articles it published by women — more historically- and sociologically-informed analysis of philosophy from Joel Katzav (Queensland)
  2. The threat of constant surveillance on college campuses — Evan Selinger (RIT) and Evan Greer (Fight for the Future) on the use of facial recognition technology at universities (plus an open letter you can sign from “academic faculty and staff who oppose the use of facial recognition on college campuses”)
  3. The brief life and enormous legacy of Frank Ramsey — Cheryl Misak (Toronto) & Steven Methven (Oxford) on the BBC’s Arts & Ideas, plus a discussion of philosophers & travel with Emily Thomas (Durham)
  4. We are overqualified for certain forms of cognitive labor, and underqualified for others, and recognizing this is part of understanding the threat artificial intelligence may pose to us — Ken Taylor submitted this essay on artificial intelligence to Boston Review a few weeks before he died
  5. What’s wrong with child labor? — Nicolás Brando (Queen’s University Belfast) looks at the arguments
  6. Some history, methods, and benefits of online conferences — timely work from Nick Byrd (Florida State)
  7. “I always know things are not going well in my personal life if I’m thinking about Nietzsche at 4:00 a.m.” — an in-depth interview with Kathleen Higgins (UT Austin) at What Is It Like To Be A Philosopher?

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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