* Berit Brogaard discusses cases of people who have come away from accidents with savant abilities.
* A surprisingly fun paper on the problems with current copyright law (namely, that as it is currently structured, a lot of ordinary activities are technically copyright violations:
John Tehranian, Infringement Nation: Copyright Reform and the Law/Norm Gap (PDF)
* David Hyder, Time, Norms, and Structure in Nineteenth-Century Philosophy of Science (PDF)
* An Arthurian Bibliography
* Elliot Milco discusses philosophy and recent movies
* R. J. Snell corrects some common misapprehensions about natural law theory; I'm not quite so thrilled with Rhonheimer, although I think he is a good corrective if taken with other things.
* Jason Zarri thinks through strong conditionals for sentential logics; being a sworn enemy of the material conditional outside certain limited contexts, I approve of such endeavors.
* As Advent giving begins to approach, I'd like to point out two possible charities to consider:
Mission Asset Fund, which organizes Lending Circles providing zero-interest loans for low-income families
Africa Windmill Project, which helps Malawi farmers make use of basic technologies to improve farming practices, turning unstable subsistence into stable security