In anticipation of the publication date (October) Penn State University Press are offering a 20% discount off the cover price of A Companion to Michael Oakeshott – download form here. Michael OakeshottPenn State University Press
Glowing review of Bengson and Moffett’s edited book: edited works are very difficult to assess and often suffer from being uneven in quality. But as the reviewer says: “The wealth of its perspectives and accounts is not merely a blessing but also a nightmare for the reviewer.” So, nice one Marc! EpistemologyPhilosophy of mindsocial epistemology
A discussion on the BBC World Service (H/T to David Livingston Smith). Artificial intelligenceCognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive sciencecomplexityPhilosophy of mind
At last PSUP have published the contents. ConversationMichael OakeshottNoel MalcolmOakeshottPaul FrancoPhilosophyPolitical philosophyThomas Hobbes
From The Guardian – here as well. Analytic philosophyAnglo-SaxonGodNewtonPhilosophyPhilosophy of scienceStephen HawkingUniverse
This essay is well worth a read. H/T to Brian Glenney for bringing it to my attention (I hang my head in shame for not having read it before). Adam SmithCognitionCognitive neuroscienceCognitive scienceDavid HumeDescartesEssayexternal worldhumeLockePhilosophyPhilosophy of mindqualiaSmithSocial SciencesTreatise of Human Nature
This from Intelligent Life.