I'm really enjoying these pictures. They show that philosophers don't all look the same and don't spend all their time with their heads buried in books. That's great, but hey--there is a look. Philosophers look a bit more natural, disheveled, and unconventional than most people. The men are less clean-cut, the women are less coiffed and artificial. There are more men than women, and white folk predominate. Just sayin'. I'm tempted to submit a picture, but I've got nothing too terrific--no fantastic pictures of my ass, no pictures of me dancing or with a bird on my head, no shots of me operating heavy machinery. In short, nothing that really challenges preconceptions about what a philosopher looks like. Sigh. I am a pretty typical looking philosopher, apart from being female.
Elsewhere in the news, and for no particular reason: I'm excited about reading The Republican Brain, by Chris Mooney. My son got it for me for my birthday (yesterday--yes, I am now older--this is so exciting!).