Wednesday, June 30, 2010


  • Chuck Close apparently suffers from face blindness. [! - via marginal revolution]
  • DuPont's solution to the problem of securing explosive material: hostages!
  • A recent attempt to find symbolic meaning in Plato via stichometry. (From one point of view, it is simply obvious that there is symbolic meaning in Plato, the problem is how to extract it in non-question-begging ways). [Also via marginal revolution].
  • An interesting meditation on the moral personhood of elephants: the elephant as doomed guerrilla fighter.
  • More forms of moral personhood, whale edition.
Probably will have more to say on moral personhood soon - thinking of featherless chickens...

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