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Justin Vlasits @JustinVlasits Tübingen, Germany

Pyrrhonist tweeter. For every tweet there is an equal and opposite tweet. Retweets are neither endorsements nor their opposite. (He/his)

1,232 Following   851 Followers   5,467 Tweets

Joined Twitter 7/14/13


@rochellehd @js_thrill ah sorry! @rochellehd @js_thrill you would need someone in the Grundschule (elementary school), since they don't teach readin… https://t.co/NYwdIUJDMY
7/31
2021
Right, #AcWri #ClassicsTwitter #AcademicTwitter folks - I'm looking for your recommendations for PhD students on ac… https://t.co/YtKIVpJYGC
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7/21
2021
@MikeBenchCapon @russokrauss @FeyeraBender @musicalcolin Yes, you are quite right. I was making a more general poin… https://t.co/mCOMBYTEc7 @MikeBenchCapon @russokrauss @Ljiljana1972 "themself" strikes me as terrible. I would always use "themselves" as a singular @russokrauss @FeyeraBender @musicalcolin Speaking of which, one could also use "one" and keep everything in the singular.
7/6
2021
Pleased to be hosting this talk TOMORROW for @TueNeuroCampus with @teulerlab Alon Poleg-Polsky – "Novel Object De… https://t.co/o7HZBh651a
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6/29
2021
@AnneliJefferson @Nils_Kurbis "a mere game" gets the idea across colorlessly. Daniel Dennett uses "chmess" to descr… https://t.co/ShHS2eon4V @AnneliJefferson @Nils_Kurbis Ah, I looked up on Google images and know what you mean now. In English, this would just be a "bead game". @Nils_Kurbis @AnneliJefferson Is Glassperle a marble?
6/22
2021
Es ist Erdbärzeit https://t.co/FmjsA3icve
Retweeted by Justin Vlasits @ETVPod so charitable of you @ETVPod isn't it even dumber than that? he's saying your a communist if you know about it AND support it, but isn't… https://t.co/FuEj0IjCDXThanks for voting and especially replying! Soon I will write a little reflection on this and my initial motivation. https://t.co/niv3TUCqy0 @ewinsberg only if you cite an ice core @ToppelMichael I agree, I wanted more options, but twitter polls are limited to 4.
6/16
2021
@VanderburghBill Sounds like a very cool book! Or at least, the evidence from your tweet makes it seem likely... @FreyChristopher Homer didn't exist, so 0 :) @AJTedder good luck! @SmithTiddy One would expect that, but now look at the number of people that answer 1-4. I don't think this is the… https://t.co/CcUYtywK0O @SmithTiddy Totally agree that citing a text isn't sufficient for deep engagement, but only a necessary condition.… https://t.co/dswDhaXvpV @russokrauss Out of curiosity, how far does "earlier periods" extend?(I realize not all philosophically interesting texts can with certainty be assigned to a century--feel free to guestimate!)E.g., if you only cited Hume, Kant, and Aristotle, you would have 2 (18th CE/4th BCE).I'm wondering about the historical specialization in academic philosophers, but not just for historians of philosop… https://t.co/Z6t2xVEJ77
6/15
2021
@clarkjosephf Correct! But more specifically, the Holy Spirit, who also invented all the arts.
6/10
2021
@SaraLUckelman Even better! The Holy Spirit. @cmalcolmkeating @HistPhilosophy K. says that the wisdom of Salomon was greater than the wisdom of the "orientals"… https://t.co/75r3qL2VSz @Casmilus Cudworth was also a real mensch! @HistPhilosophy https://t.co/DUUdogBYH4 @KennethLPearce I was surprised that Keckermann thinks that omnes artes were invented by the spiritus sanctus! @Nils_Kurbis Assuming he was the Spiritus Sanctus, then yes: https://t.co/DUUdogBYH4 @unhistorize https://t.co/DUUdogBYH4The Holy Spirit! But don't worry, the early generations of humans, Noah, Moses, etc all get mentioned. Even the Ind… https://t.co/d1pZtnOSkX @HistPhilosophy I don't quite know how to respond given who Keckermann actually thinks invented logic! @dog_maverick patience is a virtue 😇 @teletour OR IS IT @telemachus Well, you won't be annoyed. @teletour closest so far! @_me_you_coward He does mention Pythagoras, but he's not the first! @telemachus good guess, but no!I know what he actually thought, but I want to hear your guesses!If you were a 16th century calvinist and aristotelian philosopher such as Bartholomeus Keckermann, who would you say invented logic?
6/9
2021
@littmath @jichikawa Oh man, this is incredible! Drawing diagrams from now on will be a snap.
6/8
2021
favorite word so far: "möbelerschütternde"
6/7
2021
Good afternoon, I have been informed that a popular sport beginning in the 1920s in Australia was motorcycle chario… https://t.co/DegDs1wz9I
Retweeted by Justin Vlasits @jennifermmorton @AgnesCallard Yes! I loved the Maureen O'Brien version.Have to do the beautiful first sentence: "One morning, when Gregor Samsa awoke from disturbing dreams, he found him… https://t.co/th7qTnUSSeApropos of nothing, I started reading Kafka's Metamorphosis in German for the first time. I will translate some bit… https://t.co/Cza3ZdkvBz @AmcCritique Just wanted to thank you for this list! I'm not a Kant person AT ALL. But it is great to bring the German lit into prominence.
6/6
2021
@sergioten Chaucer: some people went on a pilgrimage. Boccaccio: we his from the plague.“…though [Caesar and Brutus] were no better poets than Cicero, they were more fortunate, because fewer people know… https://t.co/8xffRiPv7X
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6/5
2021
@bayesianboy Words of wisdomnew philosopher stereotype just dropped #philosophersdonthug? https://t.co/jc3DSthzAZ
Retweeted by Justin Vlasits @nescio13 @arichardson_phi @lastpositivist @mslapointe @SanderVerhaegh The paper I was thinking of appeared in English, maybe in Erkenntnis? @nescio13 @arichardson_phi @lastpositivist @mslapointe @SanderVerhaegh Black has an interesting paper (from the lat… https://t.co/XQp9WfIiDC @PaulLFranco @arichardson_phi @nescio13 @lastpositivist @mslapointe @SanderVerhaegh MacDonald was the closest perso… https://t.co/xUsmgMdliDJust look at this list. Representation matters, folks. It's really important that women and racialized minorities… https://t.co/SCPjETZA4W
Retweeted by Justin Vlasits @FreihandDenker @MikeBenchCapon @MartinKusch The difference is whether you get burned at the stake for doing it. @pencechp I don't see my work as especially deep either, but that also depresses me! @pencechp Isn't that belief sort of ...sad? There is no deep wonder or aporia or whatever, just linguistic or conceptual confusion. @FrueheNeuzeit auf jeden Fall. Aber ich hätte es nie vorgestellt, dass die deutschen Unis mitteilen könnten. @FrueheNeuzeit sie haben von den Amerikanern gelernt 😕Reminder: we're hiring! 3 year Teaching Fellowship, AOS: Philosophy of Mind, AOC: Philosophy of Science. Deadline i… https://t.co/LYs2UrtZv1
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6/4
2021
@AidanMcGlynn @jasonintrator I just internalized very early on that there are two standards: the one for the Wunder… https://t.co/WWg6egoMYTInquiring minds want to know... https://t.co/ZDKmEBe7cE
Retweeted by Justin Vlasits @FreihandDenker @russokrauss Yes, Socrates says he doesn't know which ones are the right ones. @unhistorize @kayeboesme In general, yes, but I think people often make the mistake of overtranslating it and given… https://t.co/xTebePfUQ1 @unhistorize @kayeboesme But also it misconstrues the genitive of characteristic. It is just saying that it is not… https://t.co/7E6yZKW721 @kayeboesme Do you have the Greek at hand?Oops I let the cat out of the bag https://t.co/GT1GZ4Zh44 @neohempelian @CoreyJMaley @zenahitz @ewinsberg People were messing stuff up for over a century before Descartes. Valla, Ramus, etc @zenahitz @CoreyJMaley @neohempelian @ewinsberg I distinguish dialegesthai and phthengesthai :) @CoreyJMaley @zenahitz @neohempelian @ewinsberg Or, as I like to put it, post-Newtonians got super confused about e… https://t.co/8Bi7ixI1nV @zenahitz @CoreyJMaley @neohempelian @ewinsberg My takeaway: People who read Aristotle's physics and people who do… https://t.co/530ffH5FON @peterdhintz Schlafen @amgdohl This fact led to a lot of confusion when I first learned about guerilla warfare. I thought it was insane animal cruelty.Mathematicians: What is the highest you’ve ever counted?
Retweeted by Justin VlasitsAristotle's (interesting but) wrong answer: 1. Observe particulars 2. Induction to universals 3. Sift out explanat… https://t.co/7cdhWgEpHu
6/3
2021
What's the oldest case you know of of plagiarism in philosophy? Bonus points if it's an academic philosopher plagia… https://t.co/YBk561iG08
Retweeted by Justin Vlasits @nescio13 @nathanballan Iamblichus' Protrepticus? @JoWolffBSG A good high school maths question: how much tomato puree will cover half a km of the A14? @HiPhiNation @zenahitz @antonyeagle But doesn't "low odds" underdetermine just as much? Improbable things happen! @analytical_shit This meme offends me. Socrates died in 399 BCE.
6/2
2021
@jt_schrank @jasonintrator I assume august ten years after the class? @AnnaIntegrated @mkorympidou @kfrankelab @NeuroFishh @CellTypist @teulerlab May be of interest to @NeuroYogacaraNew work with Sarah Strauss @mkorympidou Yanli Ran @kfrankelab Timm Schubert @NeuroFishh @CellTypist @teulerlab C… https://t.co/iQFciTt7p0
Retweeted by Justin Vlasits @keithfrankish The strangeness. The diversity and conflict. @MartinKusch As Aristotle taught us, the brain is just a big air conditioner. @emilytwrites @sciam So Wittgenstein didn't need to go all the way to the Sun to make his point!
6/1
2021
@quiteclare Probably Meno's Paradox.What's the first philosophical puzzle (loosely defined) that absorbed you and held your interest? For me it was th… https://t.co/vkvdeLX6LJ
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5/31
2021
@villawasp @nathanoseroff @patricksturg @thesundaytimes Me too! Then sending them away to holiday in the US during… https://t.co/hWvPp5PYc7 @villawasp @nathanoseroff @patricksturg @thesundaytimes Would you rather they go to Oxbridge? @philoso_foster I struggled on it for like six weeks in an UG seminar. There were some amazing bits, but I doubt it… https://t.co/rRIkwP7HtN @nathanoseroff @patricksturg @thesundaytimes As an American, I am not so pleased about this development*research tool Sorry for the dazed early morning tweetthat all these years I and the university have contributed toward a retirement pension, I will then have a very sma… https://t.co/s0khs7j25n
5/30
2021

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