Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Links of Note

 * Martin Jakobsen, Are moral values overriding? How beauty challenges Robert Adams's theory of value (PDF)

* Ylwa Sjolin Wirling, Neutrality and Force in Field's Epistemological Objection to Platonism (PDF)

* Francois Osiurak et al., Technical reasoning bolsters cumulative technological culture through convergent transformations

* Michael Hickson, The Moral Certainty of Immortality in Descartes (PDF) -- This is a very nice paper, perhaps the best thing I've seen on the subject.

* Andrew Dennis Bassford, An Intuitive Solution to the Problem of Induction (PDF)

* Oliver Bateman, History Doesn't Repeat Itself

* Zena Hitz, Degenerate Regimes in Plato's Republic (PDF)

* Stephen Harrop, Thomas Reid on Induction and Natural Kinds (PDF)

* Miranda Anderson, Engaging with an artwork leaves you and the art transformed 

* Vanessa Seifert, The Chemical Bond Is a Real Pattern (PDF)

* The Georgia Legislature recently revised the official pledge to the Georgia state flag; it originally was, "I pledge allegiance to the Georgia flag and to the principles for which it stands: Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation", and they added "Courage" to it, in order to fill out the cardinal virtues.

* People around the world like the same kinds of smell. Vanilla and peach are so far the most popular ones studied.

* Tom O'Shea, Disability and Domination: Lessons from Republican Political Philosophy (PDF)

* William C. Martell, Script Secrets: Slow Burns...Are Still On Fire