Phenomenologies of Art and Vision: A Post-Analytic Turn

2014.04.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Paul Crowther, Phenomenologies of Art and Vision: A Post-Analytic Turn, Bloomsbury, 2013, 195pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN
2014.04.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Paul Crowther, Phenomenologies of Art and Vision: A Post-Analytic Turn, Bloomsbury, 2013, 195pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

What slang says about us

Jonathon Green has no origins. He knows nothing of his family’s past. His compulsion to seek out the roots of slang words is a compensatory reflex…
Jonathon Green has no origins. He knows nothing of his family’s past. His compulsion to seek out the roots of slang words is a compensatory reflex… [More]

Visions of the Impossible

Mind over materialism. Humanists’ refusal to consider the inexplicable has made them boring. How to account for the mental telegraphy of Mark Twain?…
Mind over materialism. Humanists’ refusal to consider the inexplicable has made them boring. How to account for the mental telegraphy of Mark Twain?… [More]

A ‘Rebel’ Without a Ph.D.

“The Ph.D. system is an abomination,” says Freeman Dyson. “People waste years of their lives doing research for which they’re not well-suited”…
“The Ph.D. system is an abomination,” says Freeman Dyson. “People waste years of their lives doing research for which they’re not well-suited”… [More]

Wettstein’s practice-based attitude to religious faith: Is realist theism no longer the only game in town?

[this is X-posted at NewApps] In philosophy of religion, realist theism is the dominant outlook: belief in God is similar to belief in other real things (or supposedly real things) like quarks or
[this is X-posted at NewApps] In philosophy of religion, realist theism is the dominant outlook: belief in God is similar to belief in other real things (or supposedly real things) like quarks or [More]

9th Cologne Summer School in Philosophy (CSSiP)

“Practical Reasons: Their Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Creation” Cologne, September 15–19, 2014. Our special guest this year will be David Enoch (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel). Enoch
“Practical Reasons: Their Metaphysics, Epistemology, and Creation” Cologne, September 15–19, 2014. Our special guest this year will be David Enoch (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel). Enoch [More]

The “Princeton Mom” & Sexual Assault

Susan Patton, better known as the “Princeton Mom”, has been making the rounds of the talk and news shows promoting her Marry Smart: Advice for Finding THE ONE book. This book presents the 18th
Susan Patton, better known as the “Princeton Mom”, has been making the rounds of the talk and news shows promoting her Marry Smart: Advice for Finding THE ONE book. This book presents the 18th [More]

Unruly Words: A Study of Vague Language

2014.03.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Diana Raffman, Unruly Words: A Study of Vague Language, Oxford University Press, 2014, 215pp., $45.00 (hbk),
2014.03.35 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Diana Raffman, Unruly Words: A Study of Vague Language, Oxford University Press, 2014, 215pp., $45.00 (hbk), [More]

On Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss was not a man of emotional or intellectual depth. Was dreary conventionality the wellspring of his inimitable music?…
Richard Strauss was not a man of emotional or intellectual depth. Was dreary conventionality the wellspring of his inimitable music?… [More]

On Immanuel Velikovsky

Immanuel Velikovsky, ambitious and exceedingly strange, sought a wholesale rethinking of astronomy, physics, geology – indeed, all of modern science…
Immanuel Velikovsky, ambitious and exceedingly strange, sought a wholesale rethinking of astronomy, physics, geology – indeed, all of modern science… [More]