Wednesday, August 11, 2021

What if humans just can’t get along anymore?


Andrew Cuomo resigns as New York Governor in wake of report into sexual harassment allegations

Gladys Berejiklian has demanded respect after being challenged about her alleged involvement in a grant sought by her former boyfriend. An ABC investigation has alleged the NSW premier intervened in the 2017 reassessment of a $5.5 million grant application after being approached by Daryl Macguire.

EXCLUSIVE: Austin Star Police Detective Accuses DA Jose Garza’s Office of Criminal Witness Tampering in High-Profile Case.

What if humans just can’t get along anymore?

 Farhad Manjoo

Bottled water is 3,500 times worse for the environment than tap water, say scientistsEuronews 

After Deadly Floods, a German Village Rethinks Its Relationship to Nature New York Times 

Master Social Media Without Sacrificing Your Privacy - PC Magazine: “Some people have no filter. They’ll conduct the most personal phone conversations at maximum volume, on the subway. Or they’ll regale perfect strangers with the excruciating details of their latest medical procedures. Most of us, though, have a better idea of how to maintain privacy for ourselves and our friends. But do you take the same attitude on social media? It’s easy to notice that you’re too loud on the phone in public, less easy to realize that your se settings let any schmo read your social media posts. And yet, protecting your privacy on social media is important, in more ways than you may realize. Perhaps you already know this. Perhaps you keep your privacy settings tuned and never overshare on social media. How about your friends? If they’re careless about their own privacy, their heedlessness can slop over and affect you. Show them this article—post it on your wall! Maybe they’ll shape up…”


  1. Regularity and Inferential Theories of Causation, by Holger Andreas (British Columbia) and Mario Guenther (Australian National University).


  1. Friendship, by Bennett Helm.
  2. The Pure Theory of Law, by Andrei Marmor.
  3. Integrity, by Damian Cox, Marguerite La Caze, and Michael Levine.

IEP        ∅          


  1. Sacrifice and Self-Interest in Seventeenth-Century France: Quietism, Jansenism, and Cartesianism, by Thomas M. Lennon, reviewed by C. P. Ragland (St. Louis University).

1000-Word Philosophy  ∅     

Project Vox      ∅  

Recent Philosophy Book Reviews in Non-Academic Media     

  1. Bald: 35 Philosophical Short Cuts, by Simon Critchley is reviewed by Skye C. Cleary at Times Literary Supplement.

Compiled by Michael Glawson

BONUS: Science and philosophy