Aesthetics for Birds
“An aesthetics and philosophy of art blog for a general audience: theories, terms, art and cultural criticism, interviews, roundtables, news.”
By Alex King, et al.
2 weeks ago
Nose to the Rhinestone: The Authenticity of Country Music’s Sparkling Suits
How can the country singer's rhinestone suit be truly authentic if it's not what cowboys or farmers would actually wear? Continue reading → The post Nose to the Rhinestone: The Authenticity of Country Music’s Sparkling …
By Aesthetics for Birds, 53 words
Average 47 words.
“An online magazine focusing on literature, philosophy, and a collection of interesting ideas.”
By Matt Bluemink, Jens Branum, Alba Noguera, et al.
a day ago
The Story-Creature Anomaly: Jeff Vandermeer and Digital Ecosystems
There’s an argument to be made about how narratives shape our perception of many things. A story can go beyond its stated power and intent through means of being seen with a different perspective, interpreted …
By Emilio Dijard, 2,698 words
Average 2,804 words.
“For audio version, search for "Cold Takes Audio" in your podcast app.”
By Holden Karnofsky.
3 weeks ago
What does Bing Chat tell us about AI risk?
Image from here via this tweet ICYMI, Microsoft has released a beta version of an AI chatbot called “the new Bing” with both impressive capabilities and some scary behavior. (I don’t have access. I’m going …
By Holden Karnofsky, 605 words
Average 2,736 words.
“Philosophy for life. Every day.”
By Dr Andreas Matthias, et al.
2 weeks ago
A Very Short Philosophical Dictionary
This is written as a self-imposed exercise. One entry per letter. Doing so raises some interesting questions, the chief one being what to have for each letter. However, there is an added complication that the …
Average 476 words.
“"One of the best contemporary writers on philosophy" National Review.”
2 days ago
How to define “wokeness”
A common talking point among the woke is the claim that “woke” is just a term of abuse that has no clear meaning. Whether many of them really believe this or are just obfuscating is …
By Edward Feser, 1,648 words
Average 1,196 words.
Error Statistics Philosophy
By Deborah G. Mayo.
a week ago
Where Are Fisher, Neyman, Pearson in 1919? Excursion 3 Tour I
We had a good group zooming into the first half of my seminar on March 1. I’m grateful to them for their interest. They (and anyone else who cares to) are invited to post questions …
Average 1,628 words.
“Out of time man.”
By Alvaro De Menard.
a month ago
On the Pleb Filter
Perhaps if we lived on a crest, things would be different. We could at least see.A pleb filter is a piece of art which, by virtue of its impenetrability, "filters out" people with bad taste. …
Average 1,843 words.
Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog
“News and views about philosophy, the academic profession, academic freedom, intellectual culture, and other topics.The world's most popular philosophy blog, since 2003.”
By Brian Leiter.
6 hours ago
What is it like to be a philosopher? Gregg Caruso edition
By Brian Leiter, 12 words
Average 30 words.
“Marginalia on our search for meaning.”
By Maria Popova.
a day ago
O Sweet Spontaneous: E.E. Cummings’s Love-Poem to Earth and the Glory of Spring
The ultimate anthem of resistance to the assaults on life. There is a nonspecific gladness that envelops humanity in the first days of spring, as if kindness itself were coming abloom in the cracks of …
By Maria Popova, 450 words
Average 836 words.
MindOS | Home
“A 10 year project to create an Operating System for your mind.”
By Binny V A.
5 months ago
Knowledge Base Setup Checklist for PKM
The first step of your Personal Knowledge Management(PKM) journey is to setup your knowledge base. This is the one place that will have all the information you have captured and organized over time. Many advantages …
Average 60 words.
The Splintered Mind
“reflections in philosophy of psychology, broadly construed.”
By Eric Schwitzgebel.
5 days ago
Presentations, May 29 - April 6
I have some travel and talks coming up. If you're interested and in the area, and if the hosting institution permits, please come by! Mar 29: Claremont McKenna College, Athenaeum Lecture: Falling in Love with …
By Eric Schwitzgebel, 247 words
Average 1,163 words.