Since Leiter just quoted data on women in philosophy faculty positions collected by Kathryn Norlock, and over at Feminist Philosophers someone asked for a breakdown by tenure status, here it is. This is survey data from 2003 (the same dataset from which the figures Leiter quotes come) which means there is sampling error. The first … Continue reading Representation of Women in Philosophy, Again
My colleagues Marian Dörk and Sheelagh Carpendale over in the Computer Science department have taken data on philosophers from Freebase as a test case for their EdgeMaps visualization project. Freebase provides data about interests, professions, birthdates, influence connections, and other relations from Wikipedia. For the purpose of this paper, we have constrained the dataset to … Continue reading Visual Representation of Philosophers’ Significance and Influence
New entry on the Liar Paradox by Michael Glanzberg and JC Beall.
As part of the work of the Committee on Logic Education of the Association of Symbolic Logic, Marcia Groszek and Tamara Lakins organized a special session on logic in the undergraduate mathematics curriculum at the Joint Mathematics Meeting last month in New Orleans. The session was very successful: excellent talks, good turnout. The talks were: … Continue reading Logic in the Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum
Just happened upon this LanguageLog post on "begging the question" from last year. Very interesting!