More philosophy-related links…

  1. A philosopher who recently signed his fourth book contract offers advice on how to publish a book in philosophy — advice from Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside)
  2. People can submit a question about COVID-19 issues to the philosophers at University College Dublin’s Centre for Ethics in Public Life and they’ll give you a video response — they’ve done about 20 responses to questions from the public so far
  3. “To be anti-racist in philosophy, we must reconsider the nature of our field—not only who belongs, but what belongs” — Alexus McLeod (Connecticut) inaugurates a new series on anti-racism in philosophy at The Philosophers’ Cocoon
  4. “For human beings to flourish in our contemporary world, we need to make space both for self-determining states and for improved global governance regimes” — Gillian Brock (Auckland) on COVID-19 and cosmopolitanism
  5. “Anti-racism work needs to be ongoing if it is to be effective” — to help people do this, philosopher Michelle Panchuk (Murray State) compiled 50 weeks’ worth of anti-racist activities
  6. “Lack of leadership doesn’t just erode trust in the government, it also erodes trust between citizens” — Max Hayward (Sheffield) on trust and current British politics
  7. “I worry we have lost the moral basis for deeply committed non-violence” — Kevin Vallier (Bowling Green) on trust and race in the United States

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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