Open Access

Keith Taylor Tayler (sorry!), in a reply to the Purdy post below, raises the question of why journals are so expensive and inaccessible to those who don’t have institutional access.  It’s a very good question – and one that Brian Leiter’s recently been mulling, too.  (UPDATE: This is a point that applies equally well to […]

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Is the World’s Smartest Man an Act Utilitarian?

Okay – since everyone else on teh t’interwebz seems to be blogging about Watchmen, I thought I might join in.  Especially because, if I don’t, David will: I think he’s more of a geek than I.  (Most people are.)  So, yeah.  Long, violent, extraordinarily faithful to the book except for the improved dénouement, I’d’ve shot […]

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Hot on the newsstands…

The latest JME is out today… and I’d just like to draw everyone’s attention to the paper on facial allograft transplantation by Ben White and some random bloke who needs a haircut.  This isn’t because I had anything to do with it, but because (a) it’s very good, and (b) it’s based on Ben’s dissertation […]

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