Mini-Heap


Monday Mini-Heap…

  1. “What is the appropriate governmental response in respect to holding elections during pandemic times?” — Alexandru Volacu (Bucharest) on the “pandemic electoral trilemma”
  2. “In my final year as a professor, I created and executed a plan to start a non-academic job in project management… Here’s how I did it.” — former philosophy professor Katharine Schweitzer discusses her transition from academic to non-academic employment
  3. “Appiah’s list started to read like a premonition” — an article from 2010 reads like “a rundown of the most prominent and brutal vectors of Covid-19 in the US” (via Robert Long)
  4. A work of art that is “best described not as prescient, not before its time, but apart from time as we currently experience it” — Interesting and thoughtful reflections from Ben Roth (Harvard) on his visit to The Lightning Field
  5. “A few months ago, you were talking smack about my year in a cabin. Now you’re trapped in your condo.” — Henry David Thoreau has a few words for you
  6. Ways to be blameworthy — a discussion at PEA Soup
  7. Faculty members in the Department of English and Philosophy at Idaho State created an emergency fund for their students — it was the idea of assistant professor of philosophy Evan Rodriguez

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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