Walter Burley

[Revised entry by Alessandro Conti on May 9, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Walter Burley, or Burleigh, (ca. 1275 - 1344) was one of the most prominent and influential philosophers of
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William L. Rowe Memorial Conference (Update)

The “William L. Rowe Memorial Conference” will be held on July 26 – July 27, 2016 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.  This conference celebrates the life and career of William Rowe, who
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<strong>How to talk about sex</strong>. We need fewer lessons and more stories, especially more inventive sex writing by women

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The Space of Culture: Towards a Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Culture (Cohen, Natorp, and Cassirer)

2016.05.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sebastian Luft, The Space of Culture: Towards a Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Culture (Cohen, Natorp, and Cassirer), Oxford
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Loneliness is endemic to urban life: the acute feeling of <strong>isolation in a big crowd</strong>. Think of Warhol, surrounded always by people but never true friends

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That <strong>Robert Hughes</strong> had literary chops is beyond dispute. His judgment in art is a contested matter, but it shouldn't be

That Robert Hughes had literary chops is beyond dispute. His judgment in art is a contested matter, but it shouldn&#39;t
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What Is a People?

2016.05.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alain Badiou, Pierre Bourdieu, Judith Butler, et al., What Is a People?, Jody Gladding (tr.), Columbia University Press, 2016,
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Apology Round-Up: 2016 Presidential Race (so far)

It’s an election year and that means we get to think about the language of politicians—their vocabularies, vocal timbre, gestures, accents, metaphors, style, mistakes, and recoveries. I’m always on
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Philosopher of the month: Thomas Hobbes

Hobbes is remembered as the author of one of the greatest of books on political philosophy ever written, Leviathan, in which he argued with a precision reached by few other thinkers. He was famously
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Philosophers once needed books, writing tools, and perhaps a glass of sherry. Now they <strong>think with the Internet</strong>. Cognition itself is connected to the web

Philosophers once needed books, writing tools, and perhaps a glass of sherry. Now they think with the Internet. Cognition itself is connected to the
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