Contemporary Dualism: A Defense

2014.10.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Andrea Lavazza and Howard Robinson (eds.), Contemporary Dualism: A Defense, Routledge, 2014, 292pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN
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Formal Causes: Definition, Explanation, and Primacy in Socratic and Aristotelian Thought

2014.10.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael T. Ferejohn, Formal Causes: Definition, Explanation, and Primacy in Socratic and Aristotelian Thought, Oxford University
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Intellectual cowardice

Meek assertions, copious footnotes, weasel words like “perhaps”: Behold the intellectual cowardice of academics…
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The Immortal Evening

The immortal dinner of 1817. Around the table: Keats, Wordsworth, Benjamin Robert Haydon, and Charles Lamb. This meal wasn’t about the food …
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Are we free?

Do we have free will? Neuroscientists think they know; philosophers are unconvinced. But look closely at who is bankrolling these views…
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Question about Art, Feminism - Nickolas Pappas responds

I recently saw "Gone Girl" (spoiler alert!) and have been reading articles about the portrayal of its female antagonist, who is manipulative and psychotic. Some argue that this portrayal is
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Auguste Comte

[Revised entry by Michel Bourdeau on October 16, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Auguste Comte (1798 - 1857) is the founder of positivism, a philosophical and political
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Assistant Professor in Ethics and Digital Culture

Job List:  Americas Name of institution:  University of Central
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Impassioned Belief

2014.10.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Ridge, Impassioned Belief, Oxford University Press, 2014, 264pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199682669. Reviewed by
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Sartre, Camus, and the Nobel Prize

The 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature was a crown without a king. Sartre’s refusal was not personal. It was metaphysical…
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