Month July 2021

Strange Philosophical Claims By Scientists

Inherent biases in the quantum propensities for alternative physical outcomes provide varying amounts of free will, which can be quantified with the expected information gain from learning the actual course of action chosen by the nervous system. For example, neuronal electric…

Philosophers Among New British Academy Fellows

The following philosophers were elected as Corresponding Fellows: There were 84 new fellows elected in total. You can see the full list of them here. The following philosophers were elected as new UK Fellows: The British Academy, the UK’s national…

Philosopher Among Dutch Research Council Grant Winners

In the 1930s, hundreds of European academics fled to the United States, escaping the quickly deteriorating political situation on the continent. Among them were a few dozen philosophers from a variety of schools: logical empiricists, critical theorists, and phenomenologists. Especially…