Too Many Beer Reviews on This Blog

If you’ve been following this blog lately, you’ve seen a steady stream of beer reviews. I know that some people like them, and I certainly like reviewing beers, but I’m faced with a problem… I like to drink beer. I like to drink beer quite often (yes yes, responsibly, rarely very much at any one occasion). I like to drink …

UNC-Chapel Hill Diaries #7

Deer, from out kitchen window

Previous entires: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6. Firstly, I’ve got another batch of talks coming up. First of them is tomorrow, Friday March 30 at Duke University (3:30pm, West Duke 202) in the colloquium series. I’ll be talking about ‘Quantification and Ontological Realism’. The talk will be followed by a reception, so stick around if you’re attending. I’m looking …

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Kit Fine Interviewed

Kit Fine has been interviewed, again! I don’t think I’ve linked to the previous interviews either though, so I might as well give you both of the recent ones: Philosophy Bites: Kit Fine on What Is Metaphysics 3:AM Magazine: Metaphysical Kit The 3:AM interview also has a hotlink (without my permission) to the video I shot of Kit last year …

Peppered Seitan Steaks & Mashed Potatoes

Peppered Seitan Steaks & Mashed Potatoes

For this recipe I used only my second ever batch of homemade seitan. It turned out pretty good, tastier than the first one. I still think it requires some further marination or frying with spices, but it is perfectly good straight out of the broth. I’ve got a huge batch of seitan ingredients now — I ordered four 22oz packs …

Conference: Nominalism: A Reassessment, Geneva

Make a note of this major conference coming up in Geneva next September. There have been some complaints about the lack of women in the list of invited speakers, but there are certainly some excellent philosophers on that list, including Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra, Fraser MacBride, Philip Goff, and a colleague of mine from Finland (although from a different department), Markku Keinänen. …