Philosophers' Recent Top Links

Updated: 2019-Jul-17 13:57 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):

This piece by @NickCohen4 is so important.
"Journalists who claim to understand Johnson say he is at heart a liberal... but his motives no longer matter." He's being ushered into power by the far right and we've seen with the entire GOP how that plays out.https://t.co/1BT1WEfErN

— Tamsin Shaw (@ProfessorShaw) July 8, 2019

2. One retweet per 15 followers (average):



— Minao Kukita 久木田水生 (@minaokukita) July 11, 2019

3. One retweet per 29 followers (average):

Me, an evergreen rube: The Epstein story is about the moral depravity of of a rich and powerful man.
The NYT, galaxy brained: its a story about a luxurious townhouse.https://t.co/6PZsKXPlph

— Eric Winsberg (@ewinsberg) July 8, 2019

4. One retweet per 34 followers (average):

Prince now denies all knowledge, but then Prince is known to be a shameless liar (as @mehdirhasan has pointed out) and has quite a track record persecuting Muslims.https://t.co/7asN98rXDO

— Tamsin Shaw (@ProfessorShaw) July 13, 2019

5. One retweet per 34 followers (average):

New book by Khaled El-Rouayheb on The Development of Arabic Logic 1200–1800! via @SaraLUckelman https://t.co/4lMIEDaKwW pic.twitter.com/ZcyqVoZU0I

— Mathieu Sourdeix (@LaMetaphysique) July 4, 2019

6. One retweet per 37 followers (average):

Macron, who is hailed in the rest of the world as a champion of liberalism, is actually a clueless, authoritarian imbecile. Glad to see that someone outside of France is finally talking about this outrageous law. https://t.co/879447fNlE

— Philippe Lemoine (@phl43) July 7, 2019

7. One retweet per 38 followers (average):

Massive Forest Restoration Could Greatly Slow Global Warming:
The right trees, planted in the right locations, could store 205 gigatons of carbon dioxide https://t.co/pCK8SzNYri

— Justin Caouette (@JustinCaouette) July 8, 2019

8. One retweet per 43 followers (average):

I have come under much criticism re the politics of this newspaper https://t.co/f2y6VrDcQb After a sleepless night I say: for 4 yrs I have struggled to alert 'the ordinary person', not privy to arcane twitter debates or my scholarship, of an alternative politically silenced view

— H Brunskell-Evans (@brunskellevans) July 15, 2019

9. One retweet per 45 followers (average):

Impressionant lucidesa, as usual, la d'@HiginiaRoig. "La resposta a la sentència haurà de ser sostinguda, constant, continuada i permanent. La pregunta pertinent no és què faran ells, sinó què farem nosaltres. Per tant, fil a l’agulla i canvi de xip".https://t.co/gpEXEiTbj5

— xavier antich 🎗 (@XavierAntich) July 12, 2019

10. One retweet per 49 followers (average):

Esta anécdota de Sosa Wagner que cuenta ⁦@albertdepacohttps://t.co/GaU9oO8BkZ

— mtoscano (@mtscano) July 8, 2019

11. One retweet per 51 followers (average):

¿Qué tolerancia? Escribo hoy sobre lo que significa tolerar en ⁦@voz_populihttps://t.co/FjMb3d8FqW

— mtoscano (@mtscano) July 6, 2019

12. One retweet per 52 followers (average):

Trichy: 17 idols unearthed in Tamil Nadu https://t.co/l6VCrGgJUY via @timesofindia

— Edward Butler (@EPButler) July 4, 2019

13. One retweet per 53 followers (average):

Ethics classes can influence student behavior: Students purchase less meat after discussing arguments for vegetarianism, as measured by dining card purchase data: https://t.co/Rat9x7LcWH (with Brad Cokelet and @PeterSinger)

— Eric Schwitzgebel (@eschwitz) July 11, 2019

14. One retweet per 54 followers (average):

Alarming, and appalling. Photos of your face (from social media, dating sites, street cameras, cameras in cafés and other private places, and who knows where else) are used to train #FacialRecognition systems that can be used for nefarious purposes... https://t.co/iW7uWsIa0F 1/3

— Carissa Véliz (@carissaveliz) July 15, 2019

15. One retweet per 56 followers (average):

New Post: Spinoza, Logic, and Geometry https://t.co/CFCggwO9pM

— A.X. Douglas (@alexxdouglas) July 9, 2019

16. One retweet per 59 followers (average):

Meet ‘Bob Smith,’ The Fake Facebook Profile Memphis Police Allegedly Used To Spy On Black Activists https://t.co/TFT8ay2wch

— Dr. Rachel McKinnon (@rachelvmckinnon) July 12, 2019

17. One retweet per 69 followers (average):

Made new covers for my @OpenLogicProj textbooks. The design is now a class in the main repository. https://t.co/QTYGNdQVQp pic.twitter.com/0J2mg5nKRv

— Richard Zach (@RrrichardZach) July 4, 2019

18. One retweet per 69 followers (average):

The @GlobalYAcademy looking for excellent young scholars to join GYA in 2020. Apply by 15 Sept 2019
- https://t.co/jFmTHoN3Ge Contact me if you have *any* questions - happy to help out!
Spread far and wide, please. pic.twitter.com/Qh2LUD4U1Z

— Robert Lepenies (@RobertLepenies) July 15, 2019

19. One retweet per 73 followers (average):

What is cognition? New paper from Tim Bayne, Celia Heyes and many others.https://t.co/6pnv8aNUeZ

— Anna Ciaunica (@AnnaCiaunica) July 10, 2019

20. One retweet per 81 followers (average):

Organisations such as @NSPCC need to wake up, not sleep walk, into the reality that the hyper sexualisation of children https://t.co/GDenPX8v4J results from the appalling glamorisation of an untruth conveyed to children that boys and girls can be 'born in the wrong body'

— H Brunskell-Evans (@brunskellevans) July 9, 2019