The latest additions to the Heap of Links…
- Not science fiction: extracting memories from one being and injecting them into another — fascinating work on the biology of memory
- “I’m committed to the existence of anything that I need to be committed to in order to explain my experience of the world” — Todd May (Clemson) talks about his atheism with George Yancy (Emory) in the NYT
- “This volume is an effort to reduce the needless suffering that the rightly coveted academic life may cause” — “Academic Agonies and How to Avoid Them” is a new free book by philosopher Joseph Agassi (published by Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective)
- “There is much to celebrate about humanity… but it is salutary, sometimes, to look in the mirror and see a monster. We cannot do this without history and philosophy and literature” — Daniel Gregory (Tübingen) on the value of the humanities
- “Living a Good Life,” a philosophy course at Wesleyan, featured in the New York Times — the course is team taught by Stephen Angle, Steven Horst, and Tushar Irani
- What is the best philosophical science fiction in all of history? — a trio of philosophers are putting together an anthology and are soliciting suggestions
- “I’ve tried to cultivate a public personality for being okay with being wrong. Hopefully not too wrong all the time.” — I visit The Stoa to discuss disagreement
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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