The Philosophy of Music

[Revised entry by Andrew Kania on July 11, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Philosophy of music is the study of fundamental questions about the nature and value of music and our
[Revised entry by Andrew Kania on July 11, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Philosophy of music is the study of fundamental questions about the nature and value of music and our [More]

Leibniz on Compossibility and Possible Worlds

2017.07.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gregory Brown and Yual Chiek (eds.), Leibniz on Compossibility and Possible Worlds, Springer, 2016, 256pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN
2017.07.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gregory Brown and Yual Chiek (eds.), Leibniz on Compossibility and Possible Worlds, Springer, 2016, 256pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Reasons for Action: Agent-Neutral vs. Agent-Relative

[Revised entry by Michael Ridge on July 11, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The agent-relative/agent-neutral distinction is widely and rightly regarded as a philosophically important
[Revised entry by Michael Ridge on July 11, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The agent-relative/agent-neutral distinction is widely and rightly regarded as a philosophically important [More]

<strong>What was prog rock? </strong>Proof that artistically ambitious and intellectually sophisticated modern music that embraces artistic tradition can have a large &mdash; if fleeting &mdash; popular following

What was prog rock? Proof that artistically ambitious and intellectually sophisticated modern music that embraces artistic tradition can have a large &amp;mdash; if fleeting &amp;mdash; popular
What was prog rock? Proof that artistically ambitious and intellectually sophisticated modern music that embraces artistic tradition can have a large — if fleeting — popular [More]

A melding of design and utility, a marvel of compression and precision, one of history&rsquo;s most versatile and durable technologies. <strong>In praise of the card catalog</strong>

A melding of design and utility, a marvel of compression and precision, one of history&amp;rsquo;s most versatile and durable technologies. In praise of the card
A melding of design and utility, a marvel of compression and precision, one of history’s most versatile and durable technologies. In praise of the card [More]

<strong>Philip Larkin's things </strong>include a Hitler figurine, empty spines of the diaries that he wished shredded after his death, and ample evidence of his own self-loathing

Philip Larkin&#39;s things include a Hitler figurine, empty spines of the diaries that he wished shredded after his death, and ample evidence of his own
Philip Larkin's things include a Hitler figurine, empty spines of the diaries that he wished shredded after his death, and ample evidence of his own [More]

The Cambridge Companion to Popper

2017.07.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jeremy Shearmur and Geoffrey Stokes (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Popper, Cambridge University Press, 2016, 394pp., $34.99
2017.07.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jeremy Shearmur and Geoffrey Stokes (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Popper, Cambridge University Press, 2016, 394pp., $34.99 [More]

Tsongkhapa

[Revised entry by Gareth Sparham on July 10, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Tsongkhapa (1357 - 1419) is a well-known Tibetan religious philosopher. In his iconic form, wearing a tall
[Revised entry by Gareth Sparham on July 10, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Tsongkhapa (1357 - 1419) is a well-known Tibetan religious philosopher. In his iconic form, wearing a tall [More]

Is Western democracy Orwellian? Neoreactionary <strong>&ldquo;Dark Enlightenment&rdquo;</strong> theorists think so, making their case via cybernetics, <em>The Matrix,</em> and H.P. Lovecraft

Is Western democracy Orwellian? Neoreactionary &amp;ldquo;Dark Enlightenment&amp;rdquo; theorists think so, making their case via cybernetics, The Matrix, and H.P.
Is Western democracy Orwellian? Neoreactionary “Dark Enlightenment” theorists think so, making their case via cybernetics, The Matrix, and H.P. [More]

At 23, <strong>Charlotte Bront&euml;</strong> became a governess. The experience would inform her later fiction: What better way to learn subordination, exploitation, and humiliation?

At 23, Charlotte Bront&amp;euml; became a governess. The experience would inform her later fiction: What better way to learn subordination, exploitation, and
At 23, Charlotte Brontë became a governess. The experience would inform her later fiction: What better way to learn subordination, exploitation, and [More]