Missives from a fly bottle
Last revised 31 August 2017
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A collection of philosophy and related stories from around the web.
117. Study Philosophy to Improve Thinking—A Case of False Advertising? (2017)
Philosophy is awash in optimism about the practical benefits of studying philosophy. What reason do we have to believe this?
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What’s a logical paradox?
Achilles & the tortoise
The surprise exam
Newcomb’s problem (sassy version)
Seeing and being
Philosophers say the strangest things
Books on consciousness