Active Perception in the History of Philosophy: From Plato to Modern Philosophy

2014.10.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews José Filipe Silva and Mikko Yrjönsuuri (eds.), Active Perception in the History of Philosophy: From Plato to Modern Philosophy,
2014.10.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews José Filipe Silva and Mikko Yrjönsuuri (eds.), Active Perception in the History of Philosophy: From Plato to Modern Philosophy, [More]

Set Theory

[Revised entry by Joan Bagaria on October 8, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, ZF.html, basic-set-theory.html] Set theory is the mathematical theory of well-determined collections, called
[Revised entry by Joan Bagaria on October 8, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, ZF.html, basic-set-theory.html] Set theory is the mathematical theory of well-determined collections, called [More]

A Philosopher’s Blog: 2012-2013

My latest book, A Philosopher’s Blog 2012-2013, will be free on Amazon from October 8, 2014 to October 12 2014. Description: “This book contains select essays from the 2012-2013 postings
My latest book, A Philosopher’s Blog 2012-2013, will be free on Amazon from October 8, 2014 to October 12 2014. Description: “This book contains select essays from the 2012-2013 postings [More]

Ambiguity and the Absolute: Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth

2014.10.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Frank Chouraqui, Ambiguity and the Absolute: Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth, Fordham University Press,
2014.10.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Frank Chouraqui, Ambiguity and the Absolute: Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth, Fordham University Press, [More]

Google is destroying reading

In the digital age, we read strategically. We target, we search, we skim. We don’t dig; we sift. The result: information, not knowledge…
In the digital age, we read strategically. We target, we search, we skim. We don’t dig; we sift. The result: information, not knowledge… [More]

How Stoical Was Seneca?

Stoic, earthquake expert, humorist, dramatist: Was Seneca knowledgeable about death? Or a complete novice on the topic?…
Stoic, earthquake expert, humorist, dramatist: Was Seneca knowledgeable about death? Or a complete novice on the topic?… [More]

The Ill-Defined Plot

The essay, as form, is part evidentiary proof, part amateurish sally. It’s always been that way, explains John Jeremiah Sullivan…
The essay, as form, is part evidentiary proof, part amateurish sally. It’s always been that way, explains John Jeremiah Sullivan… [More]

From Plato to Platonism

2014.10.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lloyd P. Gerson, From Plato to Platonism, Cornell University Press, 2013, 345pp., $59.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780801452413. Reviewed
2014.10.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lloyd P. Gerson, From Plato to Platonism, Cornell University Press, 2013, 345pp., $59.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780801452413. Reviewed [More]

Hume on Free Will

[Revised entry by Paul Russell on October 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] But to proceed in this reconciling project with regard to the question of liberty and necessity; the most
[Revised entry by Paul Russell on October 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] But to proceed in this reconciling project with regard to the question of liberty and necessity; the most [More]

Watsuji Tetsurô

[Revised entry by Robert Carter and Erin McCarthy on October 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Watsuji Tetsurō(1889 - 1960) was one of a small group of philosophers in Japan during the
[Revised entry by Robert Carter and Erin McCarthy on October 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Watsuji Tetsurō(1889 - 1960) was one of a small group of philosophers in Japan during the [More]