Tenure Track Position in Philosophy of Science

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
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Symmetry and Symmetry Breaking

[Revised entry by Katherine Brading, Elena Castellani, and Nicholas Teh on December 14, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Symmetry considerations dominate modern fundamental
[Revised entry by Katherine Brading, Elena Castellani, and Nicholas Teh on December 14, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Symmetry considerations dominate modern fundamental [More]

Wittgenstein's Logical Atomism

[Revised entry by Ian Proops on December 14, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Although it has few adherents today, logical atomism was once a leading movement of early twentieth-century
[Revised entry by Ian Proops on December 14, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Although it has few adherents today, logical atomism was once a leading movement of early twentieth-century [More]

As we rush to impose moral clarity on human desire, remember: <strong>Sex is not a solvable problem</strong>. Let's minimize the number of its victims

As we rush to impose moral clarity on human desire, remember: Sex is not a solvable problem. Let&#39;s minimize the number of its
As we rush to impose moral clarity on human desire, remember: Sex is not a solvable problem. Let's minimize the number of its [More]

In Praise of Heteronomy: Making Room for Revelation

2017.12.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Merold Westphal, In Praise of Heteronomy: Making Room for Revelation, Indiana University Press, 2017, 241pp., $30.00, ISBN
2017.12.13 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Merold Westphal, In Praise of Heteronomy: Making Room for Revelation, Indiana University Press, 2017, 241pp., $30.00, ISBN [More]

Hoaxes succeed by promising us what we wish for. P.T. Barnum called it &ldquo;<strong>humbug</strong>,&rdquo; a form of fakery that doesn't deceive so much as fill its beholder with wonder

Hoaxes succeed by promising us what we wish for. P.T. Barnum called it &amp;ldquo;humbug,&amp;rdquo; a form of fakery that doesn&#39;t deceive so much as fill its beholder with
Hoaxes succeed by promising us what we wish for. P.T. Barnum called it “humbug,” a form of fakery that doesn't deceive so much as fill its beholder with [More]

<strong>Read the acknowledgments</strong>. Amid the dreary enumeration &mdash; librarians, fact-checkers, mothers, therapists, divorce lawyers &mdash; truths seep out

Read the acknowledgments. Amid the dreary enumeration &amp;mdash; librarians, fact-checkers, mothers, therapists, divorce lawyers &amp;mdash; truths seep
Read the acknowledgments. Amid the dreary enumeration — librarians, fact-checkers, mothers, therapists, divorce lawyers — truths seep [More]

The Kantian Foundation of Schopenhauer's Pessimism

2017.12.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Dennis Vanden Auweele, The Kantian Foundation of Schopenhauer&#39;s Pessimism, Routledge, 2017, 242pp., $149.95 (hbk), ISBN
2017.12.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Dennis Vanden Auweele, The Kantian Foundation of Schopenhauer's Pessimism, Routledge, 2017, 242pp., $149.95 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Religious Experience

[Revised entry by Mark Webb on December 13, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Religious experiences can be characterized generally as experiences that seem to the person having them to be
[Revised entry by Mark Webb on December 13, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Religious experiences can be characterized generally as experiences that seem to the person having them to be [More]

<strong>Jerry Fodor</strong> was a skeptic, including in his own ideas about how cognition works. He was treated as a crank &mdash; a beloved crank

Jerry Fodor was a skeptic, including in his own ideas about how cognition works. He was treated as a crank &amp;mdash; a beloved
Jerry Fodor was a skeptic, including in his own ideas about how cognition works. He was treated as a crank — a beloved [More]