Philosophers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2019-Nov-12 13:30 UTC. Listed tweets: 20. Based on tweets of Philosophers on Twitter. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

Links in tweets originated by philosophers in the past 14 days, ordered by retweets-per-follower averaged over each tweet of the link. Below, each link is presented in the context of the particular tweet with the highest retweets per follower.

1. One retweet per 9 followers (average):

谷村先生の「世界の真理を知りたいと思うなら、私は哲学はやらない。ストレートに科学をやればよいと思う」という意見には同意。>哲学者は物理学者の本気の拳をどう受け止めるか…谷村省吾「一物理学者が観た哲学」を読んで|R. Maruyama @rmaruy #note https://t.co/jBEiicbt6j

— Minao Kukita 久木田水生 (@minaokukita) November 6, 2019

2. One retweet per 13 followers (average):

There is literally no limit to the thoughts the human mind can have. But then out of that infinity of possible thoughts, how do we know which ones to consider and which ones aren't worth our time? How do we know what *not* to think? Here's our new idea: https://t.co/iqno0ahsli

— Jonathan Phillips (@phillipsjs) October 30, 2019

3. One retweet per 17 followers (average):

EU will release 60 million euros to help Britain repair 2015-16 flood damage - Reuters. Great to have friends and allies. #StopBrexit https://t.co/mkXLKTWxk8

— Emmy van Deurzen☀️#FBPE PhD 🇪🇺🇫🇷🇳🇱🇬🇧🇺🇸⭐️ (@emmyzen) November 8, 2019

4. One retweet per 19 followers (average):

Trans People Can Be Transphobic: The Case of Blaire Whitehttps://t.co/oagiReXlnd

— Rachel Anne Williams (@transphilosophr) October 29, 2019

5. One retweet per 23 followers (average):

“it is like nothing we have come across before, they are basically asking, in quite robust terms, for help in doing a hatchet job on their own intelligence services”.https://t.co/naRQLXZAiS

— Tamsin Shaw (@ProfessorShaw) November 2, 2019

6. One retweet per 26 followers (average):

It was odd. It just happened. We watched it. https://t.co/lCRiptwYIG

— Pauline Shanks Kaurin (@KaurinShanks) November 9, 2019

7. One retweet per 29 followers (average):

“The software inside the Uber self-driving SUV that killed an Arizona woman last year was not designed to detect pedestrians outside of a crosswalk... Uber’s #selfDrivingCar work failed to consider how humans actually operate.” #ai #aiethics https://t.co/zY0LNyjXT0

— Alex John London (@AlexJohnLondon) November 6, 2019

8. One retweet per 30 followers (average):

This deeply informed quietly terrifying article by ⁦@jennycohn1⁩ about election security prevented me from sleeping last night https://t.co/izEZEsMPDd

— Jason Stanley (@jasonintrator) November 4, 2019

9. One retweet per 32 followers (average):

A rather spectacular return to form from the Tory government:

Just hours after the government put a temporary ban on fracking, it has said it would not block planning permission for a new coal mine in Cumbria.

It's 2019 - we don't need new coal mines!https://t.co/SDCRhBJEYK

— Catherine Rowett 💚 MEP (@catherinerowett) November 4, 2019

10. One retweet per 34 followers (average):

Do you know what I remember from my 2003 psychology class? IATs tell us important stuff (highly criticized), Stanford Prison experiment (looks debunked), some stuff about Phineas Gage that a neurologist told me wasn't accurate, and this insanity experiment https://t.co/WIT44MYZjF

— Spencer Case (@SpencerJayCase) November 5, 2019

11. One retweet per 36 followers (average):

Right now, No 10 are blocking a report from being shown to the public. It examines Russian interference in the 2016 EU referendum and 2017 general election. We're calling on them to release it before the general election.

— Emmy van Deurzen☀️#FBPE PhD 🇪🇺🇫🇷🇳🇱🇬🇧🇺🇸⭐️ (@emmyzen) November 8, 2019

12. One retweet per 38 followers (average):


— Soraj Hongladarom (@Sonamsangbo) November 3, 2019

13. One retweet per 55 followers (average):

Whereas the actual truth is this. https://t.co/111Yt4YBEX

— William Large (@wlarge63) November 7, 2019

14. One retweet per 55 followers (average):

Thrilled to announce this call for papers for the special issue "Normative Discourses and Lived Meanings of Parenting" that I'm co-editing with Seppe Segers. More info here: https://t.co/pq9Be75glk please share/retweet!!#cfp #bioethics #parenting #reprolaw #reproductivejustice

— Giulia Cavaliere (@giuli_cavaliere) November 7, 2019

15. One retweet per 61 followers (average):

5 fully-funded PhD studentships in Ethics of AI at University of Edinburgh https://t.co/3QTZNce5z6

— Mark Sprevak (@msprevak) November 2, 2019

16. One retweet per 64 followers (average):

CFP: 3rd International Conference on Philosophy and Meaning in Life (Birmingham 17-19 June 2020). Abstract deadline: 15 Jan 2020. https://t.co/3eFGEH7Fik Keynote speakers: Profs. @lisabortolotti and John Cottingham. @unibirmingham @PTRBirmingham @CAL_Postgrads @artsatbham pic.twitter.com/qcls90PJJo

— Yujin Nagasawa (@yujinnagasawa) November 11, 2019

17. One retweet per 65 followers (average):

This Thursday: Fifth Annual @PeterSowerbyFdn Lecture in @philandmed:

"Are You Your Brain? Neuroscience and Neuromania"

Delivered by @ProfRayTallis.

Thu 07 Nov 2019, 18:30-20:00, Lecture Theatre 2, New Hunt's House, Guy's Campus, @KingsCollegeLon.https://t.co/kcz9l2dFxv

— Tuomas Pernu #FBPE (@TuomasPernu) November 4, 2019

18. One retweet per 65 followers (average):

One reason I haven't jumped on the Russia narrative is that I blame the destruction of democracies on multinational corporations, centrally fossil fuel companies. But as @maddow explains in an essential book new book, they aren't incompatible accounts. https://t.co/G1wlGDEF3H

— Jason Stanley (@jasonintrator) November 2, 2019

19. One retweet per 66 followers (average):

My new book, A Theory of Jerks and Other Philosophical Misadventures, is out today. *confetti!* @mitpress @PhilipLaughlin https://t.co/YFXqVNGpKG

— Eric Schwitzgebel (@eschwitz) November 5, 2019

20. One retweet per 68 followers (average):

The extent of Russian-backed fraud means the referendum is invalid | LSE BREXIT

Four reports from the US and UK on the Brexit poll have damaged the legitimacy of the vote.#GeneralElection2019 #GE2019 https://t.co/NaTjKWUIGX

— Emmy van Deurzen☀️#FBPE PhD 🇪🇺🇫🇷🇳🇱🇬🇧🇺🇸⭐️ (@emmyzen) November 7, 2019