Philosopher Gary Gutting critiques Richard Dawkins’s central argument for atheism at the New York Times.
Greta Christina video: What Atheists Can Learn from the LGBT Movement.
A lovely article on Hitchens, death, and atheism.
Sad: evolutionary psychologist and moral psychologist Marc Hauser (Harvard) apparently guilty of scientific misconduct.
Damn, I need to hurry up and get a Ph.D.! Richard Joyce just wrote a paper that I had been planning to write. :) Of course, it’s a better paper because he wrote it.
The long YouTube series Reasoning Under Uncertainty is a handy intro to Bayesian reasoning in many areas.
Great new article at SEP: Folk Psychology as Theory, by Ravenscroft.
News that matters:
- Landslide in China kills perhaps 1,500 people.
- Google and Verizon propose a net neutrality compromise.
- Mexican Supreme Court upholds gay marriage.
- This year 2,000,000 girls will suffer female genital mutilation, including 2,000 British schoolgirls.