Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy

2016.09.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gabriele Gava and Robert Stern (eds.), Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy, Routledge, 2016, 297pp., $116.00 (hbk),
2016.09.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gabriele Gava and Robert Stern (eds.), Pragmatism, Kant, and Transcendental Philosophy, Routledge, 2016, 297pp., $116.00 (hbk), [More]

<strong>Are you a jerk</strong>? If the question causes genuine worry, you're probably not. But note: Often it's the most educated who are the least self-aware

Are you a jerk? If the question causes genuine worry, you&#39;re probably not. But note: Often it&#39;s the most educated who are the least
Are you a jerk? If the question causes genuine worry, you're probably not. But note: Often it's the most educated who are the least [More]

The early days of psychoanalysis were full of hope, overweening ambition, and an absence of scientific method. Witness to it all was <strong>Emma Jung</strong>

The early days of psychoanalysis were full of hope, overweening ambition, and an absence of scientific method. Witness to it all was Emma
The early days of psychoanalysis were full of hope, overweening ambition, and an absence of scientific method. Witness to it all was Emma [More]

Bemoaning the state of poetry is an American pastime. What explains the discontent? The troubled relationship between <strong>poets and their audience</strong>

Bemoaning the state of poetry is an American pastime. What explains the discontent? The troubled relationship between poets and their
Bemoaning the state of poetry is an American pastime. What explains the discontent? The troubled relationship between poets and their [More]

Mental Time Travel: Episodic Memory and Our Knowledge of the Personal Past

2016.09.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kourken Michaelian, Mental Time Travel: Episodic Memory and Our Knowledge of the Personal Past, MIT Press, 2016, 291pp., $43.00
2016.09.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kourken Michaelian, Mental Time Travel: Episodic Memory and Our Knowledge of the Personal Past, MIT Press, 2016, 291pp., $43.00 [More]

Attitudinal Pleasure and Normative Stance-Independence

David Sobel has an interesting post up at the revamped PEA Soup blog on &#39;Normative Stance Independence and Pleasure&#39;. &amp;nbsp;He suggests that if pleasure is best understood in attitudinal terms (as
David Sobel has an interesting post up at the revamped PEA Soup blog on 'Normative Stance Independence and Pleasure'.  He suggests that if pleasure is best understood in attitudinal terms (as [More]

The old age of the world

At the home of the world’s most authoritative dictionary, perhaps it is not inappropriate to play a word association game. If I say the word ‘modern’, what comes into your mind? The chances are, it
At the home of the world’s most authoritative dictionary, perhaps it is not inappropriate to play a word association game. If I say the word ‘modern’, what comes into your mind? The chances are, it [More]

Periphrastic puzzles

Let us say that a sentence is periphrastic if and only if there is a single word in that sentence such that we can remove the word and the result (i) is grammatical, and (ii) has the same truth
Let us say that a sentence is periphrastic if and only if there is a single word in that sentence such that we can remove the word and the result (i) is grammatical, and (ii) has the same truth [More]

Moral responsibilities when waging war

In his long-awaited report on the circumstances surrounding the United Kingdom’s decision to join forces with the United States and invade Iraq in 2003, Sir John Chilcot lists a number of failings
In his long-awaited report on the circumstances surrounding the United Kingdom’s decision to join forces with the United States and invade Iraq in 2003, Sir John Chilcot lists a number of failings [More]

We're used to irony and polemic from our public intellectuals, but a higher standard is to be found. Exhibit A is <strong>J&uuml;rgen Habermas</strong>

We&#39;re used to irony and polemic from our public intellectuals, but a higher standard is to be found. Exhibit A is J&amp;uuml;rgen
We're used to irony and polemic from our public intellectuals, but a higher standard is to be found. Exhibit A is Jürgen [More]