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Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update

Here’s the weekly report of new entries in online philosophical resources and new reviews of philosophy books.<p>We check out and report on updates to …

Philosophy

The AP Calls the Race for Kim Schrier in the 8th, (Sarah) Smith Succeeds in the 9th

by Rich SmithKim Schrier found the voters she was looking for in the forest! Courtesy of the Kim Schrier CampaignThe latest ballot count solidifies …

Government

Footnotes to Plato is creating essays and podcasts on general philosophy & practical Stoicism

Massimo Pigliucci, the creator of Footnotes to Plato, is a philosopher and biologist who thinks both philosophy and science ought to be widely …

Philosophy

Left-wing House candidate Sarah Smith advances to general election in Washington state

Washington state political newcomer Sarah Smith, a 30-year-old progressive who has shared many of the left-wing views of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders, was projected Monday to advance to the general election in her bid for Congress.<p>As a result, voters in Washington's 9th …

Politics

Monday assorted links

1. Interview with philosopher Galen Strawson.2. “Rebellion is a determinate negation of the social order. Unruliness is its indeterminate negation.” …

Great Depression

Wittgenstein: Lectures, Cambridge 1930-1933: From the Notes of G. E. Moore

2018.08.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews David Stern, Brian Rogers, and Gabriel Citron (eds.), Wittgenstein: Lectures, …

Philosophy

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #2

<b>Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #2</b>Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios<br>Writer: Adam Smith<br>Artist: Alexandria Huntington<br>Cover …

Western Philosophy

Challenger Sarah Smith advances to November election to face fellow Democrat, Rep. Adam Smith

While thousands of votes have yet to be counted, a Seattle Times analysis projects Sarah Smith will advance to the general election. To catch her, …

U.S. Congress

Sarah Smith Picks Up Commanding Lead In WA-9

Washington's 9th Congressional District could see a historic race between Democrats Sarah Smith and 10-term incumbent Adam Smith.<p>RENTON, WA - …

Elections

Saturday assorted links

1. The spatial ability of a population in a given country is correlated with economic wealth.2. “The most famous work of Scandinavian Noir is Hamlet …

William Shakespeare

Smith vs Smith: 9th District race narrows to 2 Democrats

The primary race for Washington’s 9th Congressional District tightened Friday, nudging out the sole Republican on the list. Two Democrats will likely …

U.S. Congress

Lit Hub Daily: August 9, 2018

TODAY: In 1962, writer Hermann Hesse dies. • How one of archeology’s great mysteries was solved: uncovering China’s lost warriors. | Lit Hub<br>• On the new …

Books

Photo Flash: First Look at The Gift Theatre's COSMOLOGIES

The Gift Theatre is pleased to conclude its 17th season with the Midwest premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member David Rabe's* …

Box Office

Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception

Oxford University Press

Large tidal energy developer sinks as industry growth disappoints

The French marine energy company Naval Energies announced this past week that it will stop all investment in its tidal energy business. Naval …

Energy

The Philosophy of Charles Travis

Oxford University Press

The Deed is Everything

Oxford University Press

Adam Smith Beats Democratic Challenger in 9th Congressional District

The 9th Congressional District—spanning from Southeast Seattle and Bellevue down to Federal Way and Tacoma—is a reliably safe Democratic district …

U.S. Congress

Positively medieval!

August 8, 2018 by Dan Peterson<p>I share just a bit more from James Hannam, <i>The Genesis of Science: How the Christian Middle Ages Launched the Scientific</i> …

Washington D.C.

The Science of Meaning

Oxford University Press

Progressing Toward What? C.S. Lewis & “The Abolition of Man”

Seventy-five years after the publication of C.S. Lewis’ <i>The Abolition of Man</i>, it is safe to say that the scientists and technologists and state makers …

Abolition

Will Congressman Adam Smith Get Ocasio-Cortezed After Tonight's Primary?

For that to happen, Democratic Socialist Sarah Smith first needs to beat a Republican. It won't be easy. by Eli SandersDemocratic Socialist Sarah …

Government

Sarah Smith Takes on 21-Year Incumbent Adam Smith in Washington’s 9th Congressional District

Sarah Smith worked on the Bernie Sanders campaign. She is a young working class woman who was asked by Brand New Congress to run the Washington’s 9th …

U.S. Congress

The Realist Case for a Korean Peace Treaty

Following the disastrous examples of Iraq and Libya, there are few today who directly argue for imposing regime change in Pyongyang—but that remains …

North Korea

Washington State Democrats Watch Party

Odd Fellows Hall Capitol Hill <br>Tues Aug 7, 7–9:30 pm<p>Free<p>Watch the primary results come in with Washington State democrats and fellow supporters.<p>Suite …

Elections

Simplify your life with the mental model known as Occam’s razor

Legend has it that NASA spent a decade and millions of dollars developing a ballpoint pen that would work in zero gravity and function in extreme …

Self-improvement

Historians uncover incredible mural on the ceiling of a Scottish church after it was hidden under five coats of household paint for 200 years

A historic mural has been uncovered in a church - after being hidden under five coats of household paint for 200 years.<p>The Ascension of The Lord, …

Archaeology

Rep. Smith: Supreme Court could help Trump

Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) raised questions about whether the Supreme Court would force President Trump to comply with a potential subpoena for an interview from special counsel Robert Mueller.

Donald Trump

A man, no plan

Pakistan’s new prime minister <br>A man, no plan<p>The Democratic Party <br>Splitting the difference in Georgia<p>Charlemagne <br>Cheer up, Deutschland<p>Free exchange …

Democratic Party

A guide to the top ten UK universities in 2018

Choosing which university to attend may well be one of the most important and difficult decisions you make in your lifetime.<p>Overwhelmed? To help you out, we've singled out the top ten universities in the UK, with information about what makes studying at each one so special.<p>The rankings are based on …

College & University