Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Links for Noting

* The LOTR Project

* The Imaginative Conservative has an interesting review of Gene Healy's The Cult of the Presidency: America's Dangerous Devotion to Executive Power

* "On the Main Line" has a funny story about one of the great Jewish philosophers, Moses Mendelssohn.

* D. G. Myers discusses de Rougemont and gay marriage at "The Commonplace Blog".

* Jack Thornton on Tolkien's manuscripts.

* Colorsystem discusses a large number of color ordering systems.

* R. J. Snell discusses John Courtney Murray and the two kinds of barbarism.

* Shaun Nichols, The Rise of Compatibilism: A Case Study in the Quantitative History of Philosophy (PDF). The 'quantitative' is less quantitative than Nichols makes it sound; it should really be 'Comparative' rather than 'Quantitative'.

* Philosophers' Carnival #145; the posts on the Liar Paradox and on values in scientific reasoning are particularly interesting.

* Ancient Commentators on Aristotle

* ThonyC corrects some common errors about Tycho Brahe.

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