Francisco Suárez

[New Entry by Christopher Shields and Daniel Schwartz on July 21, 2014.] Francisco Suarez (1548 - 1617)[1] was a highly influential philosopher and theologian of the Second Scholastic (or "Early
[New Entry by Christopher Shields and Daniel Schwartz on July 21, 2014.] Francisco Suarez (1548 - 1617)[1] was a highly influential philosopher and theologian of the Second Scholastic (or "Early [More]

Abhidharma

[Revised entry by Noa Ronkin on July 21, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The first centuries after Śākyamuni Buddha's death saw the rise of multiple schools of thought and teacher
[Revised entry by Noa Ronkin on July 21, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The first centuries after Śākyamuni Buddha's death saw the rise of multiple schools of thought and teacher [More]

Human/Non-Human Chimeras

[Revised entry by Robert Streiffer on July 21, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] A chimera is an individual composed of cells with different embryonic origins. The successful isolation of
[Revised entry by Robert Streiffer on July 21, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] A chimera is an individual composed of cells with different embryonic origins. The successful isolation of [More]

2014 Summer Conference in Social Epistemology

One of our grad students has organized a conference in social epistemology that will take place on Notre Dame’s campus, Saturday, August 16th, from 8am until 5pm. The presenters will be
One of our grad students has organized a conference in social epistemology that will take place on Notre Dame’s campus, Saturday, August 16th, from 8am until 5pm. The presenters will be [More]

Academic Freedom & State Schools

Academic freedom is a longstanding and generally well-supported right. In terms of its underpinnings, the obvious foundation is freedom of expression—the right to express views and ideas without
Academic freedom is a longstanding and generally well-supported right. In terms of its underpinnings, the obvious foundation is freedom of expression—the right to express views and ideas without [More]

Minding Time: A Philosophical and Theoretical Approach to the Psychology of Time

2014.07.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carlos Montemayor, Minding Time: A Philosophical and Theoretical Approach to the Psychology of Time, Brill, 2013, 154 pp.,
2014.07.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Carlos Montemayor, Minding Time: A Philosophical and Theoretical Approach to the Psychology of Time, Brill, 2013, 154 pp., [More]

Bertrand Russell’s lofty pacifism

Bertrand Russell – dapper don, clever thinker, champion of moral conviction – got much right. About war and peace, however, he was consistently wrong…
Bertrand Russell – dapper don, clever thinker, champion of moral conviction – got much right. About war and peace, however, he was consistently wrong… [More]

Data and politics

Governance without disagreement or conflict; “evidence-based” laws grounded in data; algorithms, not ideology: Is this the end of politics?…
Governance without disagreement or conflict; “evidence-based” laws grounded in data; algorithms, not ideology: Is this the end of politics?… [More]

Superintelligence

Machine intelligence is expected to reach a human level by 2075. This is likely to be either very good or very bad for humanity…
Machine intelligence is expected to reach a human level by 2075. This is likely to be either very good or very bad for humanity… [More]

The First Sense: A Philosophical Study of Human Touch

2014.07.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Matthew Fulkerson, The First Sense: A Philosophical Study of Human Touch, MIT Press, 2014, 219pp. $30.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.07.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Matthew Fulkerson, The First Sense: A Philosophical Study of Human Touch, MIT Press, 2014, 219pp. $30.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]