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.
4 days ago
The Hidden Privilege of “The Great British Bake Off”
A show about home baking should actually be about home baking. Continue reading → The post The Hidden Privilege of “The Great British Bake Off” appeared first on Aesthetics for Birds.
By Aesthetics for Birds, 40 words
An online magazine focusing on literature, philosophy, and a collection of interesting ideas.
By Matt Bluemink, Jens Branum, Alba Noguera, et al.
6 days ago
What Is Solarpunk?
Green capitalism is the hottest new thing. A sunny valley with advanced technology, a robot farmer picking strawberries with grandpa and grandma, a floating vehicle in a lush and verdant natural landscape… This is the …
By Alessandro Sbordoni, 1,381 words
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By Holden Karnofsky.
a month ago
Good job opportunities for helping with the most important century
Yes, this is my first post in almost a year. I’m no longer prioritizing this blog, but I will still occasionally post something. I wrote ~2 years ago that it was hard to point to …
By Holden Karnofsky, 1,300 words
Philosophy for life. Every day.
By Dr Andreas Matthias, et al.
3 days ago
Reasons and Causes
“The two main requirements for philosophising are: firstly, to have the courage not to keep any questions back; and secondly, to attain a clear consciousness of anything that goes without saying so as to comprehend …
"One of the best contemporary writers on philosophy" National Review.
a week ago
What counts as magisterial teaching?
Popes speak infallibly when they either proclaim some doctrine ex cathedra, or reiterate some doctrine that has already been taught infallibly by virtue of being a consistent teaching of the ordinary magisterium of the Church …
By Edward Feser, 1,781 words
Error Statistics Philosophy
By Deborah G. Mayo.
2 weeks ago
Happy Birthday R.A. Fisher: “Statistical methods and Scientific Induction” with replies by Neyman and E.S. Pearson
17 Feb 1890-29 July 1962 Today is R.A. Fisher’s birthday! I am reblogging what I call the “Triad”–an exchange between Fisher, Neyman and Pearson (N-P) published 20 years after the Fisher-Neyman break-up. While my favorite …
Out of time man.
By Alvaro De Menard.
a year 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. …
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 months ago
We’ve given up fetching this feed because we kept getting ‘Forbidden’.
AI means professors need to raise their grading standards
English professor Michael Clune comments.
By Brian Leiter, 14 words
Marginalia on our search for meaning.
By Maria Popova.
a day ago
The Middle Passage: A Jungian Field Guide to Finding Meaning and Transformation in Midlife
“Our task at midlife is to be strong enough to relinquish the ego-urgencies of the first half and open ourselves to a greater wonder.” “In the middle of the journey of our life I found …
By Maria Popova, 2,298 words
MindOS | Home
A 10 year project to create an Operating System for your mind.
By Binny V A.
a year 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 …
A blog dedicated to mathematical philosophy.
By Richard Pettigrew.
7 months ago
On contractualism, reasonable compromise, and the source of priority for the worst-off
Different policies introduced by a social planner, whether the government of a country or the head of an institution, lead to situations in which different peoples' lives go better or worse. That is, in the …
By Richard Pettigrew, 3,271 words
Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews | University of Notre Dame
Entirely devoted to publishing substantive, high-quality scholarly philosophy books reviews.
4 days ago
Splitsville USA: A Democratic Argument for Breaking Up the United States
The idea of breaking up the United States is today mostly confined to the lunatic fringe—to the likes of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), for example (McCann Ramirez 2023). Christopher Zurn seeks to change that. …
By Stone-Zurn 11.1, 2,071 words
A sub-continuation of This Space. This space of resonance.
2 weeks ago
[For Blanchot] the essence of technology, which enables the repetition or the reproduction of the…
[For Blanchot] the essence of technology, which enables the repetition or the reproduction of the artwork … is located in the abyss from which the call of the Sirens and the whale [Moby-Dick] emanates. To …
a philosopHER walks
Walking the world, without and within.
By Kathrine Cuccuru.
11 months ago
Long Distance Launch Event! Stage Three ‘a philosopHER walks’
Join me in person on Sunday 23 April, 3-4pm in The Round George’s function room, 14-15 Sutherland Avenue, Brighton, BN2 0EQ. You will have an opportunity to ASK ME ANYTHING! about the project. And together …
By aphilosopherwalks, 75 words
The Splintered Mind
reflections in philosophy of psychology, broadly construed.
By Eric Schwitzgebel.
3 days ago
The Leapfrog Hypothesis for AI Consciousness
The first genuinely conscious robot or AI system would, you might think, have relatively simple consciousness -- insect-like consciousness, or jellyfish-like, or frog-like -- rather than the rich complexity of human-level consciousness. It might have …
By Eric Schwitzgebel, 945 words