Legendary Women Quota in Philosophy Show more
The quota of women is legendary, because for some people the existence of female philosophers remains a legend. #21stcentury
Look, I made a thing! After I saw the awesome blog post on city street orientations, I generated some charts for European and German cities (and refactored Geoff's IPython notebook into a script on the way). If you want to see a map of your favourite city in this style, tell me about it and I'll see what I can do.
Philosophical #Diagrams No. 1 Show more
The diagram in my profile picture (and with better contrast below) can be found in Ludwig #Wittgenstein's (in)famous "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" in paragraph 6.1203. It shows the "Principle of Contradiction": Two contradictory statements (q and p in the diagram) cannot be true at the same time. The brackets mean something like: if this and this is the case, then ...
I really love this picture for what it looks like.
My views of the Tractatus are another story.
Privacy on Mastodon Show more
Beware when you upload images on Mastodon: think about cleaning metadata beforehand!
Mastodon does not clean up metadata from your images if their size is below 1280×1280 pixels!
Okay but I *really* thought there was a treaty against weaponizing space
I really did
And even if there isn't ... maybe: just don't??
> SpaceX says it would launch weapons, Bezos plays for defense too
Interested in female Intellectuals in 19th century Germany? Show more
Virtual Dissertation Group Show more
From today I am part of a Virtual Dissertation Group - basically a small mailing list of grad students to exchange texts and comments. I don't know yet the other two, but I am very excited!
I read about it first on daily nous:
imposter syndrome Show more
Me, when someone shows me 4 pages of equations: wow this is some really intense math, they're so smart
Me, showing someone 4 pages of equations: wow this is really shit they're going to know I'm a fraud
This is my first day on a mastodon instance. All Kind of guidance is appreciated, well, not all Kind. Thanks!
Awoo! #newbie 🍍
PhD student in Philosophy. Living in Frankfurt/M and Erfurt in Germany.
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