Archive for September, 2009

This is your brain on podcasts

Philosophers with an interest in the philosophy of mind might want to ruminate on the idea of subscribing to The Brain Science Podcast, the creation of physician Ginger Campbell. Campbell describes the program as “the podcast for everyone who has a brain.” The show combines interviews with philosophers, psychologists and neurologists, with summaries of important […]

And I thought that empty chair was for Elijah!

What to do if you meet Rene Descartes.

Britain officially apologizes to Turing

According to the Times, British P.M. Gordon Brown has issued an official apology for the inhumane treatment it visited upon mathematician/philosopher and WWII codebreaker Alan Turing. Turing, who was gay, was convicted of “gross indecency” and forced to take female hormones. He committed suicide at age 41. Read the full article here: Britain Apologizes to […]

If Marx had to take out the trash….