Temporal Logic

[Revised entry by Valentin Goranko and Antony Galton on May 20, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The term Temporal Logic has been broadly used to cover all approaches to representation
[Revised entry by Valentin Goranko and Antony Galton on May 20, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The term Temporal Logic has been broadly used to cover all approaches to representation [More]

Secrecy & Lawmaking

View image | gettyimages.com The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has generated considerable controversy, mostly over what people think it might do. While making prediction about such complex
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Skillful Coping: Essays on the Phenomenology of Everyday Perception and Action

2015.05.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Hubert L. Dreyfus, Skillful Coping: Essays on the Phenomenology of Everyday Perception and Action, Mark Wrathall (ed.), Oxford
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Genealogy of the Tragic: Greek Tragedy and German Philosophy

2015.05.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Joshua Billings, Genealogy of the Tragic: Greek Tragedy and German Philosophy, Princeton University Press, 2014, 258pp., $45.00
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<p>The importance of <strong>getting paid</strong>. "One should never forget the role money plays in shaping the writer's life, and the life inevitably informs the work"</p>

The importance of getting paid. &quot;One should never forget the role money plays in shaping the writer&#39;s life, and the life inevitably informs the
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<p><strong>Helen Vendler</strong>, 82, has seen theories of literature come and go. She's immune to doctrines of taste, stubbornly idiosyncratic and unsystematic</p>

Helen Vendler, 82, has seen theories of literature come and go. She&#39;s immune to doctrines of taste, stubbornly idiosyncratic and
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<p>Science is supposed to be self-correcting. It isn't. It's <strong>rife with bias and error</strong>. Can scientists be persuaded to stop fooling themselves?</p>

Science is supposed to be self-correcting. It isn&#39;t. It&#39;s rife with bias and error. Can scientists be persuaded to stop fooling
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Molinism and Circularity

Yesterday, I discussed Thomas Flint&amp;#8217;s response to the grounding objection in chapter 5 of Divine Providence: The Molinist Account. Today, I want to discuss his response to Robert Adams in
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Giambattista della Porta

[New Entry by Sergius Kodera on May 19, 2015.] To most modern readers, it would stretch definitions to include someone like Giovan Battista Della Porta (1535 - 1615) in an encyclopedia of
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Daniel Dennett&#146;s &#147;brain in a vat,&#148; Derek Parfit&#146;s teleportation: Philosophers of consciousness love a good thought experiment. Now it&#146;s the &#147;<strong>ultimate simulation machine</strong>&#148;

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