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Latest links…

  1. It’s thought that “publicly-oriented scientific disagreement… undermines trust in science [and that] emphasizing the uncertainty will mean anything goes, that scientists don’t know anything” — “And I wanted to push back against that,” says Zeynep Pamuk (UC San Diego)
  2. “Welcome to the minefield that is race humour” — Matthias Pauwels (North-West University) on the “extremely complex operation, involving many interlaced factors tricky negotiations” of ethical comedy about race
  3. You’ve probably read about the metaphysics of holes, but what about their aesthetics? — some art history of the hole, from Kim Beil (Stanford)
  4. Controversy over a proposal to add a statue of 17th-century philosopher Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia to a monument with 78 statues of men — in Padua, Italy
  5. “To appreciate the ingenuity of Locke’s philosophical views, I think it is important that we resist the tendency to apply common metaphysical classifications” — Ruth Boeker (UCD) interviewed about her work on Locke, personal identity, mind, and more, at 3:16AM
  6. Video resources on Stoicism — a collection curated by Gregory Sadler (MIAD)
  7. Free logician-themed 2022 wall calendar w/ Hamkins, Turing, Haack, Manzano, Rayo, Stebbing, & Williamson — from LógicaMX, with art by María del Rosario Martínez-Ordaz and concept by Alejandro Estrada-Giron and Moises Macias-Bustos

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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Brian Weatherson
4 months ago

At first I thought the calendar had a theme of free logicians, and was surprised at some of the names listed.Report

PhilMath
Reply to  Brian Weatherson
4 months ago

Yes!! I became paranoid that I have been reading Williamson completely incorrectly all this time.Report