Mini-Heap


The most recent additions to the Heap of Links…

  1. “Aristotle, whose name is taken so much in vain by our logicians, would turn in his grave if he knew that so many Logicians know no more about Logic to-day than he did 2,000 years ago” — Wittgenstein reviews a logic text
  2. The metaphysics of blockchain — and its implications for “enterprise” uses of the technology, from Martin Glazier (Hamburg)
  3. “To bridge the gap between a medieval, outdated mode of teaching and curriculum, and to meet the reality — the terrible and miserable reality — which is outside the classroom” — a previously unpublished 1968 lecture by Herbert Marcuse on the student protests of the time
  4. “Things that didn’t really help: Being ‘reasonable’” — a philosopher writes about his anxiety and what did and did not help him manage it
  5. New series of video interviews on the philosophy and cognitive science of imagination — from the Northern Imagination Forum and The Junkyard blog
  6. Theism and “the possibility that there are ways of making sense of things that are very different from any scientific way of making sense of things” — Adrian Moore (Oxford) on what atheists could learn from logical positivists
  7. John Rawls at 100 — a discussion between Joshua Cohen (Berkeley, Apple) and Glenn Loury (Brown)

Mini-Heap posts usually appear when 7 or so new items accumulate in the Heap of Links, the 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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Kaila Draper
Kaila Draper
6 months ago

I’m not going to fall for this again.Report