Philosophers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2019-Mar-24 13:53 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 10 followers (average):

"Misgendering kids and preventing transitioning can constitute child abuse, B.C. Supreme Court rules" https://t.co/CfJlR3jdCb

— Dr. Rachel McKinnon (@rachelvmckinnon) March 13, 2019

2. One retweet per 14 followers (average):

Cambridge rescinde el contrato de profe visitante que tenía con Jordan Peterson por la presión de los estudiantes ofendiditos. Lo mejor, el argumento: “Queremos excluir a Peterson porque somos inclusivos”. Los inclusivos excluyentes: Orwell se quedó corto. https://t.co/DJhc9jFGCY

— Miguel Ángel Quintana Paz (@quintanapaz) March 22, 2019

3. One retweet per 15 followers (average):

i've just donated to vancouver rape relief and women's shelter - @VanRapeRelief. if you want to help make sure they're not affected by the loss of city funding (a result of trans activist bullying), & you have the means, you can do the same. https://t.co/Q7kD9sJ1BU

— Dr Holly Lawford-Smith (@aytchellesse) March 15, 2019

4. One retweet per 19 followers (average):

Just after human rights lawyer, Nasrin Sotoudeh, has been jailed in Iran for what could be the rest of her life for defending Iranian women's right to protest compulsory hijab, @Nike doctors a picture of Maryam Mirzakhani so she has a hijab on. https://t.co/w2CtrAtRbR

— Dr Sophie Allen (@sophie_r_allen) March 15, 2019

5. One retweet per 26 followers (average):

Brutal manifest d juristes, profs d’universitat i intel·lectuals italians exigint la fi d la passivitat europea, llibertat de presos polítics, solució política al conflicte català i el retorn d’Espanya a la “normalitat democràtica” de la que n’ha sortit. https://t.co/nINt4ZZ628

— xavier antich 🎗 (@XavierAntich) March 21, 2019

6. One retweet per 46 followers (average):

The Man-Not is on audible books. https://t.co/wNUSejxAWj

— Black (Male) Thought Thinking (@DrTJC) March 19, 2019

7. One retweet per 51 followers (average):

I once argued that right wing claims of dangerous leftists were exaggerated. Since then: mail bomber, Pittsburgh, discovering 98% of terror attacks in 2018 in US were right wing, and now Christchurch. We need to take threat of RW violence seriously. https://t.co/pHAgQZjY6C

— Elizabeth Picciuto (@epicciuto) March 15, 2019

8. One retweet per 61 followers (average):

If we're going to find new ways to live on this planet without destroying it, we'll need to think differently - morally, politically, legally - about our relationship to the natural world. I am very proud of our @Sydney_Uni researchers doing precisely this https://t.co/WZiyWYTaGU

— Duncan Ivison (@Duncanivison) March 21, 2019

9. One retweet per 61 followers (average):

Not all the 'over 65s' are in favour of Brexit – Britain's wartime generation are almost as pro-EU as millennials | EUROPP

Many of our generation acutely aware of the essential role of the EU in maintaining peace in Europe.

We should speak of this more. https://t.co/54vqBcfJXv

— Emmy van Deurzen☀️#FBPE PhD 🇪🇺🇫🇷🇳🇱🇬🇧🇺🇸⭐️ (@emmyzen) March 22, 2019

10. One retweet per 65 followers (average):

New from Biyu He, using MEG and 7t fMRI, on the "neural mechanisms that endow previous experiences with enormous power to shape our daily perception." https://t.co/j7zm6JeISO

— Jakob Hohwy (@hohwy) March 10, 2019

11. One retweet per 67 followers (average):


— Masashi Kasaki (@kasa12345) March 11, 2019

12. One retweet per 69 followers (average):

Abstract submission now open for #PGBC2019! An absolutely great conference for #PhDstudents and #PGTstudents in #Bioethics - Join @IMEPostgrad for two days of discussions about ‘Intergenerational Bioethics’ at @Swansea_ethics https://t.co/PfSklfZeDC

— Giulia Cavaliere (@giuli_cavaliere) March 18, 2019

13. One retweet per 71 followers (average):

En teatersjef er siktet. Ikke i Orbans Ungarn, Erdogans Tyrkia eller Putins Russland. Det skjer i @erna_solberg Erna Solbergs Norge. I 2019. @BlackBoxTeater #waysofseeing https://t.co/irkvv0Zzqk

— Dr Lene Auestad (@LeneAuestad) March 16, 2019

14. One retweet per 71 followers (average):

Cis people still don't think we're fully human.

"Surgeon Fired After Posting Trans Patients’ Body Parts to Instagram" https://t.co/na84Tya8XM

— Dr. Rachel McKinnon (@rachelvmckinnon) March 14, 2019

15. One retweet per 71 followers (average):

La izquierda pedofrasta. https://t.co/0kDdZSSnIt Hoy escribo en @TheObjective_es acerca de la utilización de niños con el fin de avanzar tus propias agendas políticas. Y lo cuestionable que, desde un punto de vista ético, resulta tal práctica; con ayuda de un término de @nntaleb.

— Miguel Ángel Quintana Paz (@quintanapaz) March 14, 2019

16. One retweet per 75 followers (average):

"Often, calls for civility put the burden on minorities. To require Erika to empathize with and listen to debunked platitudes about Eastern Europeans ... is not civility, is just gaslighting."
My assessment of that BBC Crossing the Divides gamehttps://t.co/QeXmTWMP4j

— HelenDC (@Helenreflects) March 11, 2019

17. One retweet per 77 followers (average):

¿Eres feminista? Hoy escribo sobre feminismo y el uso de opiniones como etiquetas identitarias (en ⁦@voz_opinion⁩) https://t.co/BGkbvpOs9N

— mtoscano (@mtscano) March 15, 2019

18. One retweet per 80 followers (average):

Women In early 20thC analytic philosophy | selected papers | #WiP | please share! https://t.co/Opkv6K1X1s

— Cecily Whiteley (@cecilymwhiteley) March 20, 2019

19. One retweet per 82 followers (average):

Frans de Waal: ‘We are very much like primates’ https://t.co/ndrhbInCUv "if humans can be said to have free will, other species probably do too... Animals are aware of their desires and able to resist them."

— Eros Carvalho (@filosofemas) March 10, 2019

20. One retweet per 85 followers (average):

“A certain coldness from the EU was to be expected after the referendum. What was not expected was the readiness of British MPs to collude with Brussels in the hope of frustrating the largest vote in British history” https://t.co/r6w9AUSdBD

— John Tasioulas (@JTasioulas) March 15, 2019