- Frog and Toad read “Lives of the Eminent Philosophers” — Brad Skow (MIT) tells the tale
- He, “more than any other single figure, is responsible for founding the orthodox neo-Kantianism that dominated academic philosophy in Germany from the 1870s until the end of the First World War” — an “interview” with Hermann Cohen at 3:16AM
- The designs for a new museum in Athens have been selected, and “the project aims to reflect the spirit of the location—Plato’s Academy” — “the architectural design for the museum is open-plan and has long-term sustainability in mind”
- The right to cognitive liberty — Nita Farahany (Duke) explains what it is and how technological developments make its recognition urgent and important, in an interview at NPR
- “There’s no way you can have one single statistical criterion that captures all normative desiderata” — a brief, interesting interview with computer scientist Arvind Narayanan (Princeton) on statistics, machine learning, AI, interdisciplinarity, and ethics
- What do you know about these twelve women philosophers of 19th Century Britain? — learn more by listening in on a conversation between Alison Stone (Lancaster) and Morteza Hajizadeh (Auckland)
- “I’m really shocked by how little attention there has been to the role of creativity in moral life among philosophers” — Mandi Astola (Delft) on phronesis as moral creativity
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