Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Philosophers' Carnival #156

Welcome to the 156th edition of the Philosophers' Carnival! It's exactly one year since I took over organizing duties from Richard Chappell, so I have chosen to host this month.

Below the Carnival proper you will find a Metacarnival covering the last twelve months' editions (procrastinators beware: a large amount of absorbing content lies only 1 to 2 clicks away).

- Are basic moral principles empirically falsifiable? - by David Sobel at PEA Soup

- The Nature of Desire: A Liberal, Dispositional Approach - by Eric Schwitzgebel at The Splintered Mind.

- The Space of Languages - by Jeffrey Ketland at M-Phi

- A Problem for Hume's Problem of Induction - by Jason Zarri at Philosophical Pontifications.

- Respect for Truth in Science and the Humanities - by David Maier at 3QuarksDaily.

- Pretend Numbers - by Richard Brown at One More Brown.

- Alief and Knowledge from Fiction - by Allan Hazlett guesting at Aesthetics for Birds

- Seven Puzzles of Pictorial Content - by Gabriel Greenberg guesting at Aesthetics for Birds.

- Theistic frequentism and evolution - by Alexander Pruss at Prosblogion.

- Testimony and Moral Understanding - by Richard Chappell at Philosophy et cetera.

- Pets, Livestock, and Narrative Value - by David Killoren guesting at Philosophy et cetera

- Against countable additivity - by Wolfgang Schwarz at wo's weblog.

- The Libet experiment as a refutation of dualism - by Bill Skaggs, a neuroscientist guesting at Brains

- Relativism about Epistemic Modals: Some Experimental Data - by Joshua Knobe and Seth Yalcin at Certain Doubts.

- A voting puzzle, some political science, and a nerd failure mode - by Chris Hallquist at Lesswrong.

- On the Limitations of Philosophical Writing, or What is Wisdom? - by Eric Schliesser at NewAPPS

- Why is it easier to get crap published? The Stanley Hypothesis - by Jon Cogburn at NewAPPS.

- Skolemizing Laws - by Robbie at Metaphysical Values.

- The Truth-Tracking Account of Knowledge: Two New Counterexamples - by Tristan Haze (me) here.

The next edition will be hosted next month at FsOpHo, a blog about logic and epistemology. Submit here.


#155: Blogging the End - Septermber 10, 2013.
#154: Nick Byrd's Blog - August 10, 2013
#153: Philosophy on Philosophy - July 10, 2013
#152: Siris - June 10, 2013
#151: Camels With Hammers - May 10, 2013             
#150: The Splintered Mind - April 10, 2013
#149: - March 10, 2013
#148: In Search of Logic - February 10, 2013
#147: Philosophy and Polity - January 10, 2013
#146: Talking Philosophy - December 10, 2012
#145: Philosophical Pontifications - November 10, 2012
#144: Sprachlogik - October 10, 2012


  1. Great Carnival! And thanks for including my post.

  2. Some discussion has arisen at NewAPPS about the fact that all the contributors this month are male.

    Those interested, click here.

  3. فهي من الممكن أن تكون معالجة إلى حد ماٌ مائة بالمائة، فهذه المياه تكون مخلوطة ببعض الرواسب والرمال التي تترسب في الجزء الأدنى داخ الخزان.
    كما يلزم عليك عميلنا العزيز القيام الدائم بتسليك المجاري وذلك من خلال الاستعانة بذوي الخبرة من سباكين .
    شركة النجوم لخدمات التنظيف
    شركة نقل اثاث بجدة
    شركة كشف تسربات المياه بجدة
    نصائح لرائحة بيت منعشة