Yandell on Berkeley and Creation

The fourth chapter of Idealism and Christian Theology is “Berkeley, Realism, Idealism, and Creation” by Keith Yandell. This is an interesting paper on Berkeley which, unless I missed
The fourth chapter of Idealism and Christian Theology is “Berkeley, Realism, Idealism, and Creation” by Keith Yandell. This is an interesting paper on Berkeley which, unless I missed [More]

J. L. Austin, “Other Minds,” and the goldfinch

J. L. Austin was born on 26 March 1911. He was twenty-eight when the Second World War began, and served in the British Intelligence Corps. It has been said that, “he more than anybody was
J. L. Austin was born on 26 March 1911. He was twenty-eight when the Second World War began, and served in the British Intelligence Corps. It has been said that, “he more than anybody was [More]

For want of a comma

The Oxford Comma, so named because it first appeared in the 1905 Oxford University Press Style Guide, is the comma that comes before the word and in a series of three or more listed items. Also
The Oxford Comma, so named because it first appeared in the 1905 Oxford University Press Style Guide, is the comma that comes before the word and in a series of three or more listed items. Also [More]

What is social justice?

Notions of social justice generally embrace values such as the equal worth of all citizens, their equal right to meet their basic needs, the need to spread opportunity and life chances as widely as
Notions of social justice generally embrace values such as the equal worth of all citizens, their equal right to meet their basic needs, the need to spread opportunity and life chances as widely as [More]

The difficulty of <strong>Cy Twombly&rsquo;s literariness</strong>. His work is about sentiment, not ideas -- and yet Romantic poetry and classical texts often populate his work

The difficulty of Cy Twombly&amp;rsquo;s literariness. His work is about sentiment, not ideas -- and yet Romantic poetry and classical texts often populate his
The difficulty of Cy Twombly’s literariness. His work is about sentiment, not ideas -- and yet Romantic poetry and classical texts often populate his [More]

In the mid-1930s, when Nazi jurists and politicians looked for <strong>innovations in racism</strong> and a guide on how to discriminate, they looked to America

In the mid-1930s, when Nazi jurists and politicians looked for innovations in racism and a guide on how to discriminate, they looked to
In the mid-1930s, when Nazi jurists and politicians looked for innovations in racism and a guide on how to discriminate, they looked to [More]

Even Miltonists know that almost no one reads <strong><em>Paradise Lost</em></strong> anymore. But Wordsworth is still right: &ldquo;Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour&rdquo;

Even Miltonists know that almost no one reads Paradise Lost anymore. But Wordsworth is still right: &amp;ldquo;Milton! thou shouldst be living at this
Even Miltonists know that almost no one reads Paradise Lost anymore. But Wordsworth is still right: “Milton! thou shouldst be living at this [More]