Neuroscience marches on, but if it becomes possible to <strong>scan and upload your brain</strong>, will the result be <em>you</em>? Humans are not brains in vats

Neuroscience marches on, but if it becomes possible to scan and upload your brain, will the result be you? Humans are not brains in
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Academics have exhausted topics like Virginia Woolf and democracy. They now study <strong>such things as dust</strong>, coffee, masturbation, bullshit, and, most fittingly, boredom

Academics have exhausted topics like Virginia Woolf and democracy. They now study such things as dust, coffee, masturbation, bullshit, and, most fittingly,
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&ldquo;The art of storytelling is coming to an end,&rdquo; wrote <strong>Walter Benjamin</strong>. His own humdrum attempts at fiction serve to confirm that conclusion

&amp;ldquo;The art of storytelling is coming to an end,&amp;rdquo; wrote Walter Benjamin. His own humdrum attempts at fiction serve to confirm that
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For <strong>Martha Nussbaum</strong>, aging wisely requires coming to terms with one's body. She&rsquo;s done so through opera singing, running, Botox, semi-public urination, and an unsedated colonoscopy

For Martha Nussbaum, aging wisely requires coming to terms with one&#39;s body. She&amp;rsquo;s done so through opera singing, running, Botox, semi-public urination, and an unsedated
For Martha Nussbaum, aging wisely requires coming to terms with one's body. She’s done so through opera singing, running, Botox, semi-public urination, and an unsedated [More]

Weighing Reasons

2016.07.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Errol Lord and Barry Maguire (eds.), Weighing Reasons, Oxford University Press, 2016, 301pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN
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Nicolai Hartmann

[Revised entry by Roberto Poli on July 18, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] Nicolai Hartmann (1882 - 1950) was one of the leading German philosophers of the first half of the twentieth century.
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Intertheory Relations in Physics

[Revised entry by Robert Batterman on July 18, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Many issues in the philosophy of science concern the nature of theories and certain relations that may
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Student Loans

The student loan crisis has been getting considerable attention in the media, but the coverage is often quick and shallow. James B. Steele and Lance Williams of Reveal from the The Center for
The student loan crisis has been getting considerable attention in the media, but the coverage is often quick and shallow. James B. Steele and Lance Williams of Reveal from the The Center for [More]

Idealist Ethics

2016.07.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews W. J. Mander, Idealist Ethics, Oxford University Press, 2016, 276pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198748892. Reviewed by Jon
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Neuroscience marches on, but if it becomes possible to able to <strong>scan and upload your brain</strong>, will the result be <em>you</em>? Humans are not brains in vats

Neuroscience marches on, but if it becomes possible to able to scan and upload your brain, will the result be you? Humans are not brains in
Neuroscience marches on, but if it becomes possible to able to scan and upload your brain, will the result be you? Humans are not brains in [More]