Virtual Colloquium: Timothy Perrine, “Skeptical Theism and Practical Reasoning”

Today’s virtual colloquium paper is “Skeptical Theism and Practical Reasoning” by Timothy Perrine. Perrine is a graduate student at Indiana University, where he is finishing his
Today’s virtual colloquium paper is “Skeptical Theism and Practical Reasoning” by Timothy Perrine. Perrine is a graduate student at Indiana University, where he is finishing his [More]

Informing People About Their Genetic Risks

Jan Deckers and Dominic Hall ask whether relatives of patients with a genetic disease should be told that they themselves are at an increased
Jan Deckers and Dominic Hall ask whether relatives of patients with a genetic disease should be told that they themselves are at an increased [More]

Eating Stupid Pigs

Marco Kaisth asks, could radical genetic engineering create ethical factory
Marco Kaisth asks, could radical genetic engineering create ethical factory [More]

Are Designer Babies Our Future?

Keith Tidman overhears a prophetic dialogue about the pluses and minuses of genetically engineering
Keith Tidman overhears a prophetic dialogue about the pluses and minuses of genetically engineering [More]

News: April/May 2017

Tom Regan, who made case for animal rights, dead at 78 • App developer says Everything is Philosophy • Bright kids “no more moral” — News reports by Anja
Tom Regan, who made case for animal rights, dead at 78 • App developer says Everything is Philosophy • Bright kids “no more moral” — News reports by Anja [More]

Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment

2017.03.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Laurence Brockliss and Ritchie Robertson (eds.), Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment, Oxford University Press, 2016, 258pp.,
2017.03.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Laurence Brockliss and Ritchie Robertson (eds.), Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment, Oxford University Press, 2016, 258pp., [More]

"The desire to cleanse the campus of dissident voices has become something of a mission," says <strong>Robert Boyers.</strong> Shaming, scapegoating, and periodic ritual exorcisms are a prime feature of academic life

&quot;The desire to cleanse the campus of dissident voices has become something of a mission,&quot; says Robert Boyers. Shaming, scapegoating, and periodic ritual exorcisms are a prime feature of academic
"The desire to cleanse the campus of dissident voices has become something of a mission," says Robert Boyers. Shaming, scapegoating, and periodic ritual exorcisms are a prime feature of academic [More]

<strong>Orchestra after the Anschluss.</strong> It was mostly business as usual for the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics. But a surreal otherworldliness echoed inside and outside the concert halls

Orchestra after the Anschluss. It was mostly business as usual for the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics. But a surreal otherworldliness echoed inside and outside the concert
Orchestra after the Anschluss. It was mostly business as usual for the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics. But a surreal otherworldliness echoed inside and outside the concert [More]

<strong>Struggling with scholasticism</strong> and overloaded with internal issues, philosophy has turned away from the real world. To rediscover its relevance, it needs to be rebooted

Struggling with scholasticism and overloaded with internal issues, philosophy has turned away from the real world. To rediscover its relevance, it needs to be
Struggling with scholasticism and overloaded with internal issues, philosophy has turned away from the real world. To rediscover its relevance, it needs to be [More]