Through Stereotypes to Intuitions

Many philosophical intuitions are prompted by verbal case descriptions. Psycholinguistic research has uncovered automatic association processes in semantic memory which are routinely executed in
Many philosophical intuitions are prompted by verbal case descriptions. Psycholinguistic research has uncovered automatic association processes in semantic memory which are routinely executed in [More]

Bulk Data Collection

  View image | gettyimages.com A federal appeals court ruled in May, 2015 that the NSA’s bulk collection of domestic calling data is illegal. While such bulk data collection would strike
  View image | gettyimages.com A federal appeals court ruled in May, 2015 that the NSA’s bulk collection of domestic calling data is illegal. While such bulk data collection would strike [More]

We can &#150; and should &#150; scrutinize <strong>intellectual debates</strong> of the past. But that won&#146;t prevent us from having the same debates over and over again

We can &amp;#150; and should &amp;#150; scrutinize intellectual debates of the past. But that won&amp;#146;t prevent us from having the same debates over and over
We can – and should – scrutinize intellectual debates of the past. But that won’t prevent us from having the same debates over and over [More]

Looking back at his philosophy dissertation 46 years later, <strong>T.S. Eliot</strong> was flummoxed. &#147;I do not pretend to understand it&#148;

Looking back at his philosophy dissertation 46 years later, T.S. Eliot was flummoxed. &amp;#147;I do not pretend to understand
Looking back at his philosophy dissertation 46 years later, T.S. Eliot was flummoxed. “I do not pretend to understand [More]

Outdoor words like &#147;acorn&#148; are being dropped from some dictionaries to make space for indoor words, like &#147;blog.&#148; We&#146;re losing our <strong>vocabulary of the natural world</strong>

Outdoor words like &amp;#147;acorn&amp;#148; are being dropped from some dictionaries to make space for indoor words, like &amp;#147;blog.&amp;#148; We&amp;#146;re losing our vocabulary of the natural
Outdoor words like “acorn” are being dropped from some dictionaries to make space for indoor words, like “blog.” We’re losing our vocabulary of the natural [More]

Peter of Spain: Summaries of Logic: Text, Translation, Introduction, and Notes

2015.05.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Brian P. Copenhaver with Calvin G. Normore and Terence Parsons,&#160;Peter of Spain: Summaries of Logic:&#160;Text, Translation,
2015.05.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Brian P. Copenhaver with Calvin G. Normore and Terence Parsons, Peter of Spain: Summaries of Logic: Text, Translation, [More]

Most books go unread, and those that are read are quickly forgotten. Not <strong><i>Eichmann in Jerusalem</i></strong>. Arguments about it endure, and they tell us much about ourselves

Most books go unread, and those that are read are quickly forgotten. Not Eichmann in Jerusalem. Arguments about it endure, and they tell us much about
Most books go unread, and those that are read are quickly forgotten. Not Eichmann in Jerusalem. Arguments about it endure, and they tell us much about [More]

Algeria, India, Israel: In each place, the triumph of <strong>secular revolutions</strong> ironically helped pave the way for religious revivals

Algeria, India, Israel: In each place, the triumph of secular revolutions ironically helped pave the way for religious
Algeria, India, Israel: In each place, the triumph of secular revolutions ironically helped pave the way for religious [More]

Algeria, India, Israel: In each place, the triumph of <strong>secular revolutions</strong> unwittingly helped pave the way for religious revivals

Algeria, India, Israel: In each place, the triumph of secular revolutions unwittingly helped pave the way for religious
Algeria, India, Israel: In each place, the triumph of secular revolutions unwittingly helped pave the way for religious [More]

<strong>J.M. Coetzee’s diaries</strong> are full of doubts, aperçus, distaste for Nadine Gordimer, and musings on poultry: “Chickens are always bad-tempered and ungracious”

J.M. Coetzee’s diaries are full of doubts, aper&#231;us, distaste for Nadine Gordimer, and musings on poultry: “Chickens are always bad-tempered and
J.M. Coetzee’s diaries are full of doubts, aperçus, distaste for Nadine Gordimer, and musings on poultry: “Chickens are always bad-tempered and [More]