The latest links…

  1. “To compromise on the detail is to change the subject” — an enjoyable and informative essay by Emmanuel Ordóñez Angulo (Oxford) on the challenges to and varieties of popularization in philosophy and mathematics
  2. Speaker series on the nature of belief — from the Concepts & Cognition Lab, hosted by Tania Lombrozo (Princeton) and Neil Van Leeuwen (Georgia State)
  3. New publication by John Locke — “the discovered manuscript provides the first evidence of Locke’s commitment to the principle that minimalistic theism would suffice for peaceable coexistence in any civil society”
  4. Reconceiving abortion as a public good — so that the state has a compelling interest in people having access to it
  5. “The position that I have in philosophy—I grew up poor, I am a Black woman, et cetera—means I have… very different evidence of what the stuff of anger actually looks like” — Myisha Cherry (UC Riverside) interviewed in The New Yorker about anger and philosophy
  6. What are and what should be the limits on scientific freedom? — Heather Douglas (Michigan State) talks with Maria Kronfeldner (CEU) as part of a series on socially engaged philosophy
  7. “The political/ideological takeover is the practice of using political positions to drive our philosophy (or drive out the rest of philosophy), rather than the other way around” — an interview with Michael Huemer (Colorado) at What Is It Like To Be A Philosopher

Mini-Heap posts usually appear when 7 or so new items accumulate in the Heap of Links, a 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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