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Philosopher x Public Servant - political epistemology, ethical issues in #scicomms & free speech theory. Header - 'Cargo Cult' by Martha Rosler

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@BurnsFinneron I think it gets tricky. E.g. say I have a partner and we don't live together and she lives with two… https://t.co/KUVlP0khQD(Exercise, do weekly shop etc) That can be done whilst maintaining social distance (1.5m, only 2 ppl, etc) and impo… https://t.co/OpSS8AJiisWhich other humans in their lives should they be able to see in person without the police slapping them with a fine… https://t.co/9QXlXUhTJhI get the feeling that the people making the policies and influencing them are mostly coupled and in 'family units'… https://t.co/NeuoEe8OklNew laws here in Vic announced by @VictorianCHO make exemption for people to visit their 'romantic partners' who do… https://t.co/RBA2ws3MzfI wonder if there's a way to design social distancing/stay at home policies in a way that avoids the state placing… https://t.co/J9ZHtHe0dgWelcome to Comrade Morrison's glorious dawn of socialism! Don't get too excited | First Dog on the Moon https://t.co/2MtHtzuy70
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4/3
2020
The unfolding “battle of expertises” (i.e. egos) over #COVID is unconscionable. Time for modellers to work WITH pub… https://t.co/UkHsNWiDN4
Retweeted by Erin Nash @emilytwrites @timeshighered Nice work Emily!How can we ensure that the COVID-19 economic rescue plan is both ecological and socially just? Here are six simple… https://t.co/YVKUvufNbl
Retweeted by Erin NashCalls for greater scrutiny of government during shutdown https://t.co/esVdYPY4zI via @theage
Retweeted by Erin Nash"Our @CntrFutureWork showed 1.1m casuals won't be able to access the gov's wage subsidy scheme," said @BenOquisthttps://t.co/LED118dKOX
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4/2
2020
Sorry @DrSophieSmith - I meant political theorist not philosopher! Great work, anyhow!Awesome to see this Oxford philosopher with a secure job looking out for her colleagues and students in the precari… https://t.co/Lx3zxdLK8LMQFF Program Director @spiz_e spoke to @SARussellwords at @age_arts about planning for the future of MQFF and the i… https://t.co/k1P5syD9s6
Retweeted by Erin NashFriends! I'm selling signed copies of my new book, Short Circuiting Policy, to support my local bookstore… https://t.co/RzS5wfZ61x
Retweeted by Erin NashWe just wanted to say a huge thank you for the love and support we've received since having to suspend #MQFF30. For… https://t.co/2q6UcpcbpW
Retweeted by Erin NashBeautiful to look at but also tells a story about life in Australia at the moment. Amazing photograph. https://t.co/J4hfrXjdOp
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4/1
2020
@agentdeclan I think a lot rides on what one means by "theory" and what then that "theory" is constituted by. I'm s… https://t.co/zBGwnnzNlY @agentdeclan Yes, please keep giving us the good gear...but you can keep your Kuhn-riffs ;) :) @agentdeclan Here's an example of a misleading/sensationalist headline from The Guardian which is disappointing: https://t.co/Us6qnhMdma @agentdeclan I'll shoot some your way next time I spot one. But you've posted some good stuff recently that picks u… https://t.co/GGDhaASf91 @agentdeclan Some of the "data" and "evidence" being bandied around by even the most reputable sources has been bs. @agentdeclan *shouldn't @agentdeclan Hope none of the above comes across as me saying that we should be critiquing the scientific claims be… https://t.co/ZgNYdpiqNq @agentdeclan So I think that leaves room for pluralism and contextualism...but I can't see how a claim that all sci… https://t.co/Wzao2hdW7a @agentdeclan So for e.g. I would never say something like 'anti-realism is true!' because it depends where in the '… https://t.co/XAsprwRQAj @agentdeclan I think it's controversial claim for some scientists and philosophers of science (and maybe some STS f… https://t.co/UkFrjJZ4YD @agentdeclan Isn't a claim that it's "theory all the way down" very context-independent? It's a totalising/universa… https://t.co/77zOV3kdJV @agentdeclan I suppose I just don't get why some scholars come out with such strong claims about "science", especia… https://t.co/OijaU6rhbJ @agentdeclan Bit of a sweeping/universalist claim! And what is "theory", anyway? I think you can make the case that… https://t.co/fXgGJghbdy
3/31
2020
‘If capitalism can’t last two weeks without completely falling apart, maybe it’s time to look for something a bit f… https://t.co/C1iQLeOMcZ
Retweeted by Erin NashHuge news - Government to pay workers' wages for coronavirus https://t.co/CPbhBJMndS
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3/29
2020
“People with money are likely to find it easier to put distance between themselves and others.” https://t.co/twXnlaXlUe"A kind of pandemic caste system is rapidly developing: the rich holed up in vacation properties; the middle class… https://t.co/gwFohM4XBf
Retweeted by Erin NashMeanwhile, someone has turned up to the Waitrose I used to work at in a zorb ball https://t.co/bJ196P4axW
Retweeted by Erin NashAustralia’s need for trusted news and information has rarely been greater. (Nielsen Digital Content weekly audience… https://t.co/MznxytB9Wb
Retweeted by Erin Nash"Class, however, will make all the difference" - A letter to the UK from Italy. https://t.co/RcISuzheHQ
Retweeted by Erin NashPortrait of the artist as a single mom with Corona https://t.co/7VVCOO9Yyj
Retweeted by Erin NashAussies - @SatPaper holds a fantastic collection of reporting and (credible) opinion pieces on various facets of co… https://t.co/oAMWre9GYbAs the world's social media sites send their content moderators home in the wake of #COVID19, the burden of sifting… https://t.co/luxFa84Fqj
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3/28
2020
https://t.co/auem22Zf65Need a good book? Here is a @Broadsheet_Melb live list of Melbourne bookshops doing free local delivery and/or free… https://t.co/KFr1JfR31b
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3/24
2020
Eat small meals, three to 14 times a day. Dump food onto the floor for variety. https://t.co/IizYe23kCA
Retweeted by Erin NashMy 'covid-commentariat' 'wish reading list': - complex systems theory - Nancy Cartwright's #philosophy of scienceMy 96-year-old mom tested positive for #Covid_19. She's got a cough and slight fever. Her nursing home is under qua… https://t.co/q9Li3euTws
Retweeted by Erin Nash99% of coronavirus deaths in Italy had pre-existing medical conditions: high blood pressure (76%), diabetes (35%) a… https://t.co/RzBmT97fvu
Retweeted by Erin NashI had a date planned for Tuesday night. What's more romantic, the supermarket or the servo? https://t.co/g7XYaetw9P
3/22
2020
If you regularly pay someone - a cleaner, gardener, babysitter, music teacher - without a contract, don't stop payi… https://t.co/PvNXT8KWAS
Retweeted by Erin Nash @katfurman @JohnMeeLaw @MaryDonnellyLaw That is one extremely elegant cat figurine.Covid19 has killed 7 ppl in Aust since the first case was recorded. In the same time, 9 women have been murdered by… https://t.co/gVJWhgk99w
Retweeted by Erin NashThe world's richest 1% (millionaires or above), have total wealth of $158 trillion. Even just a portion of that wo… https://t.co/6FZMQpSLl0
Retweeted by Erin NashA note from us to you, dear reader. 💚📚 https://t.co/95mT9WUfu6
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3/21
2020
Great story on one of my favourite Australian writers. Her recent book 'Axiomatic' blew me away. Maria Tumarkin on… https://t.co/pFe3w932qZ @sallyrugg Parts of it are funny but I worry about how these narratives create queer normativities. I also disagree… https://t.co/29TXU1twGb
3/20
2020
We know it's been a very hard time for everyone and we want to help Melbourne readers out however we can. If you n… https://t.co/Dn2aPfRPw2
Retweeted by Erin Nash @bencriley I'd participate online from Melb!
3/17
2020
The communities I work with can’t stockpile food, they can’t not show up for help, they don’t have a safe home to s… https://t.co/f4f95XIVE7
Retweeted by Erin Nash @NeilLancastle can be projected in a complex system. These situations revealing as to whose lives and welfare are prioritised in societies. @NeilLancastle that at the moment it seems like ppl think that isolation policies don't themselves have the potenti… https://t.co/eX0gMHtNU5 @NeilLancastle Interesting, I'll take a look, thanks Neil. Of course utilitarianism is 'crude' but I can't see how… https://t.co/GSBmHFqjdG @teoleary1 Yeah that was one of the things that annoyed me...that she expected this person to (a) know the differen… https://t.co/CAJRwMBdKbBecause society grinding to a halt will not be costless. How many people will die, how much suffering will there be… https://t.co/yu0iwMigTXMelbourne Queer Film Fest postponed as of tomorrow, even though Chief Medical Officer's advice for Victoria was onl… https://t.co/mo9QIAVMxY @teoleary1 Hi Tim, yes, I absolutely agree with that in academic contexts. It was a member of the public though who… https://t.co/BGZsEiM4Gz
3/15
2020
@teoleary1 Great article!Filed away as example of poor #scicomms for future classes and papers. What a shocker @theAliceRoberts. Hard to bel… https://t.co/HdAJEV3cpwWhat a disappointing display of arrogance. I'm still wondering why I get to be 'Dr' Nash and my Dad who spent his c… https://t.co/slKSf4siHhShutdowns and cancellations in the arts is going to have a devastating impact. Do what you can to support local art… https://t.co/tC8BlIogix
Retweeted by Erin Nash @jweisber I'm sure you're familiar with the literature on civil disobedience...and possess enough creativity and subletly to make it happen.
3/14
2020
@jweisber I recommend you reach out to PhD students and independent academics who've lost (their own) $ due to conf… https://t.co/GynF7FGJ1SLost count of the 1000s of my own $ I've spent, first as a PhD student and more recently as a self-financed academi… https://t.co/I4tTGXrHiv#scicomms https://t.co/IhUYNwEH3nLots of science-y folks are posting this graph. But if there is one thing I have learned from being on the internet… https://t.co/0TcX8oFIC4
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3/13
2020
Very important decision: Fair Work Commission orders an academic to be reinstated after UTS fired her for not publi… https://t.co/MUv3GvQ6W9
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3/11
2020
Addicted to corporate dollars, Sydney's Mardi Gras is selling its soul https://t.co/Bx0bBk9QXk via @smh @socscispace This was a lovely shout out, thank you @socscispace @ErinJNash's work investigates why misinformation about science is damaging to society & to personal freedoms. Not… https://t.co/OFoEKYot5e
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3/9
2020
Rob Simpson's (@UCLPhilosophy) article 'The Relation between Academic Freedom and Free Speech' has now been publish… https://t.co/KXKUJn8hNA
3/8
2020
Happy #InternationalWomensDay to these legends. Here in Oz women are putting washing baskets to better uses. https://t.co/lHczx61NarNine out of 10 people found to be biased against women https://t.co/lhQaTjmyqY
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3/7
2020
If American women earned minimum wage for the unpaid work they do around the house and caring for relatives, they w… https://t.co/f3pavIJpAy
Retweeted by Erin NashMy choice for academic book cover of the year https://t.co/4sU3zmcGLv
3/6
2020
@christapeterso @jichikawa An Oz philosopher is paying his parents mortgage; they grew up renting. All this is to s… https://t.co/1sVx5LXTkX @christapeterso @jichikawa There are (prob a severe minority!) of us philosophers who come from working class backg… https://t.co/hj9UX0FKSV @christapeterso @jichikawa What made Warren a 'technocrat', in your view? You can be in a 'managerial' profession b… https://t.co/MzNVIKXGoA @petejvickers @CHESS_DurhamUni I miss @CHESS_DurhamUni big time! I continue to reflect often daily on how much I learnt there.Enjoyed reading this interview: https://t.co/sE7fgmLzx6
3/5
2020
If you can get to the beautiful @Library_Vic on March 23rd, come for a chat about how Australia's book-loving commu… https://t.co/1e6YRqgtFa
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3/4
2020
This AAP closure means a lot more than the loss of journalists' jobs. It kicks out a major foundation of fact-based… https://t.co/Ab6lXOTrjh
Retweeted by Erin Nash"That means we are all less well informed, and because information is power, that means we are less powerful." https://t.co/d4I8kbU6kY @SuzyKillmister Nice graphic design on the cover! Congrats, Suzy.What a wonderful leader - trying to get her peeps at @AAPNewswire jobs while facing an uncertain future herself. I… https://t.co/dhPeRZBhia
Retweeted by Erin NashReally bad news for journalism in Australia. https://t.co/plIstRodAk
Retweeted by Erin NashReally feeling for all the journos at @AAPNewswire this arvo. What a huge and worrying loss for the Australian medi… https://t.co/KrqR7qK9kq
3/3
2020
The wonderful folks @BUCPHS kindly hosted me last year to talk about managing #misinformation about #science. I dra… https://t.co/Ybil0Yj4DnWe have some great news. After burning over 1.5 million hectares in Victoria this summer, there are no significan… https://t.co/5OoN0UbgdP
Retweeted by Erin NashMy mate Cathy is auctioning off her award-winning photograph at the #gippslandartgallery to raise funds to aid comm… https://t.co/t7Qxsnp4CgGDP measures the dollar value of the things we make each year. It doesn’t distinguish between money spent preventin… https://t.co/ZBRlQSwjPI
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2/27
2020
oh to be a kitten sleeping in a plant pot while i get a little flower on my tiny kitten ear https://t.co/KnHojAVoLo
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2/26
2020

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