What does it mean <strong>to be a jerk</strong>? It is to be ignorant of the value of others and the merit of their ideas. Maybe you know one. Maybe you are one

What does it mean to be a jerk? It is to be ignorant of the value of others and the merit of their ideas. Maybe you know one. Maybe you are
What does it mean to be a jerk? It is to be ignorant of the value of others and the merit of their ideas. Maybe you know one. Maybe you are [More]

To join the <strong>Martin Amis Canon</strong> of Approved Writers, you must be a virtuoso at the sentence level. It also helps to be male, straight, and white

To join the Martin Amis Canon of Approved Writers, you must be a virtuoso at the sentence level. It also helps to be male, straight, and
To join the Martin Amis Canon of Approved Writers, you must be a virtuoso at the sentence level. It also helps to be male, straight, and [More]

Stephen F. Cohen, who says he's skeptical about everything except horses and bourbon, is oddly <strong>credulous about Putin</strong>. His enemies and friends ask the same question: Why?

Stephen F. Cohen, who says he&#39;s skeptical about everything except horses and bourbon, is oddly credulous about Putin. His enemies and friends ask the same question:
Stephen F. Cohen, who says he's skeptical about everything except horses and bourbon, is oddly credulous about Putin. His enemies and friends ask the same question: [More]

Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: A Critical Guide

2017.11.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James R. O&#39;Shea (ed.), Kant&#39;s Critique of Pure Reason: A Critical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 297pp., $99.99 (hbk),
2017.11.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James R. O'Shea (ed.), Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: A Critical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 297pp., $99.99 (hbk), [More]

Giving Game 2017 results

This past week I ran a &#39;Giving Game&#39; for my Effective Altruism class, letting each student decide (after class discussion) how to allocate &#163;100 of my charitable budget for the year.&amp;nbsp; There was
This past week I ran a 'Giving Game' for my Effective Altruism class, letting each student decide (after class discussion) how to allocate £100 of my charitable budget for the year.  There was [More]

We knowingly assert that civilization &ldquo;collapsed&rdquo; on <strong>Easter Island</strong>. The truth is more complicated. After all, history isn&rsquo;t about conveying neat moral lessons

We knowingly assert that civilization &amp;ldquo;collapsed&amp;rdquo; on Easter Island. The truth is more complicated. After all, history isn&amp;rsquo;t about conveying neat moral
We knowingly assert that civilization “collapsed” on Easter Island. The truth is more complicated. After all, history isn’t about conveying neat moral [More]

&ldquo;In my poetry a rhyme / Would seem to be almost insolent,&rdquo; <strong>Brecht wrote</strong> in &ldquo;Bad Time for Poetry,&rdquo; just before the Nazi invasion of Poland. He nonetheless kept crafting quatrains

&amp;ldquo;In my poetry a rhyme / Would seem to be almost insolent,&amp;rdquo; Brecht wrote in &amp;ldquo;Bad Time for Poetry,&amp;rdquo; just before the Nazi invasion of Poland. He nonetheless kept crafting
“In my poetry a rhyme / Would seem to be almost insolent,” Brecht wrote in “Bad Time for Poetry,” just before the Nazi invasion of Poland. He nonetheless kept crafting [More]

In the Vale of Malmesbury, 80 miles west of London, the clay soil is shaped into gentle hills, dotted with stone farmhouses. It's here that <strong>conservatism meets conservation</strong>

In the Vale of Malmesbury, 80 miles west of London, the clay soil is shaped into gentle hills, dotted with stone farmhouses. It&#39;s here that conservatism meets
In the Vale of Malmesbury, 80 miles west of London, the clay soil is shaped into gentle hills, dotted with stone farmhouses. It's here that conservatism meets [More]