Monday, December 26, 2011
Links of interest
Kathrin Koslicki and Tuomas Tahko are two important contributors to the current revival of interest in neo-Aristotelian metaphysics. Tahko’s commentary on Koslicki’s book The Structure of Objects is available via his blog.
Mike Flynn, hard SF writer extraordinaire and friend of this blog, is interviewed here.
David Goldman argues that, like Europe, the Islamic world is facing a catastrophic decline in population.
An interview at Thomistica.net with the executive director of the winery that produces the Aquinas line of wines.
Robert Pasnau discusses Averroës, the decline of Islamic philosophy, and the revival of philosophy in the medieval West.
Metaphysician Stephen Mumford describes the influence superhero comic books had upon him.
New and recent books to watch for:
Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum, Getting Causes from Powers
Something new from the late David Stove: What’s Wrong with Benevolence: Happiness, Private Property, and the Limits of Enlightenment [Links to reviews here. Scroll down.]
Gregory T. Doolan, ed., The Science of Being as Being: Metaphysical Investigations (HT: Thomistica.net)
Bruce Charlton, another friend of this blog, has recently published Thought Prison: The Fundamental Nature of Political Correctness.