Recent additions to the Heap of Links…
- Wittgenstein’s favorite detective novels — no, not a McSweeney’s post, but a real article about his love of crime fiction
- Feminist responses to COVID-19 and pandemics — a special issue of the APA’s Feminism and Philosophy Newsletter
- The racism of earlier philosophers is built into some of their more abstract philosophical ideas — “the actual improvement of philosophical thought” involves examining and acknowledging this, says Avram Alpert (Princeton)
- Do we now live, as Derek Parfit wrote, “during the hinge of history”? — the BBC talks to a few philosophers and others to find out
- A student who majored in engineering and philosophy discusses which elements of her education most contributed to her success as an engineer — Rosemary Barnes on the “need to rethink giving degrees aimed at ‘job readiness'” (via Andy Lamey)
- The value of research on honesty — in Scientific American
- “Intellectual humility might make prejudice more severe” — one of a few findings from an empirical study of intellectual humility
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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