Book and a nation

Japan has The Tale of Genji; Spain, Don Quixote; Ireland, Ulysses. What of the great American novel? Michael Dirda casts his vote: Moby-Dick…
Japan has The Tale of Genji; Spain, Don Quixote; Ireland, Ulysses. What of the great American novel? Michael Dirda casts his vote: Moby-Dick… [More]

Futurologists are always wrong

Futurology is alive and well, though futurologists are almost always wrong. Still we listen, yearning for salvation from our human condition…
Futurology is alive and well, though futurologists are almost always wrong. Still we listen, yearning for salvation from our human condition… [More]

How We Hope: A Moral Psychology

2014.04.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Adrienne M. Martin, How We Hope: A Moral Psychology, Princeton University Press, 2014, 149pp., $35.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.04.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Adrienne M. Martin, How We Hope: A Moral Psychology, Princeton University Press, 2014, 149pp., $35.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Hannah Arendt

[Revised entry by Maurizio Passerin d'Entreves on April 10, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975) was one of the most influential political philosophers of the twentieth
[Revised entry by Maurizio Passerin d'Entreves on April 10, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] Hannah Arendt (1906 - 1975) was one of the most influential political philosophers of the twentieth [More]

Question about Logic, Philosophy - Stephen Maitzen responds

How important is the study of logic in philosophy, independent of any one particular philosopher or school of philosophy? Is 'logic' considered a 'neutral' subject about which 'everyone' agrees?
How important is the study of logic in philosophy, independent of any one particular philosopher or school of philosophy? Is 'logic' considered a 'neutral' subject about which 'everyone' agrees? [More]

On Lars von Trier’s MELANCHOLIA: A new article of mine offering a ‘therapeutic’ ‘reading’ thereof

My latest film-as-philosophy effort has just been published, with SEQUENCE:
My latest film-as-philosophy effort has just been published, with SEQUENCE: [More]

Prostitution and the Left

Prostitution used to be a bad thing – degrading, retrograde and to be opposed. Now sex work is just another service job, like being a waitress…
Prostitution used to be a bad thing – degrading, retrograde and to be opposed. Now sex work is just another service job, like being a waitress… [More]

On e.e.cummings

Once among the most popular poets in America, e.e. cummings, the man Ezra Pound called “Whitman’s one living descendant,” is rarely read today…
Once among the most popular poets in America, e.e. cummings, the man Ezra Pound called “Whitman’s one living descendant,” is rarely read today… [More]

Legend of Vera Nabokov

Every writer wants a Vera – Vera Nabokov, who was cook, confidante, teaching assistant, editor, scheduler, and much more to her husband, Vladimir…
Every writer wants a Vera – Vera Nabokov, who was cook, confidante, teaching assistant, editor, scheduler, and much more to her husband, Vladimir… [More]

Stiegler and Technics

2014.04.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christina Howells and Gerald Moore (eds.), Stiegler and Technics, Edinburgh University Press, 2013, 296pp., $40.00 (pbk),
2014.04.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christina Howells and Gerald Moore (eds.), Stiegler and Technics, Edinburgh University Press, 2013, 296pp., $40.00 (pbk), [More]