* At "Science and Politics", Coturnix has a series on biological time in Darwinian perspective, which looks at biological methodology. It's a bit long, so you might find it useful to print it out and read it at leisure away from the computer screen.
* A post on students at "Bitch Ph.D."
* The Maverick Philosopher gives a Kantian analysis of four kinds of pride.
* Hugo Schwyzer posts an Auden poem. I rather suspect that the upper room at midnight is one of those perpetual and inevitable iterations of human society, like taxes or death or the oldest profession.
UPDATE: Also, there's a good post on the nature of scientific explanation at "prosthesis".