Education

Todd Gitlin to trigger-warning advocates: Universities are not fallout shelters. You’re at college to be disturbed. Deal with it…
Todd Gitlin to trigger-warning advocates: Universities are not fallout shelters. You’re at college to be disturbed. Deal with it… [More]

Question about Rationality - Charles Taliaferro responds

I was always wondering, is it possible to deliberately chose to be irrational ? Response from: Charles Taliaferro Great question. There seem to be cases when a person might rationally chose to
I was always wondering, is it possible to deliberately chose to be irrational ? Response from: Charles Taliaferro Great question. There seem to be cases when a person might rationally chose to [More]

Epistemic Foundations of Game Theory

[New Entry by Eric Pacuit and Olivier Roy on March 13, 2015.] Foundational work in game theory aims at making explicit the assumptions that underlie the basic concepts of the discipline.
[New Entry by Eric Pacuit and Olivier Roy on March 13, 2015.] Foundational work in game theory aims at making explicit the assumptions that underlie the basic concepts of the discipline. [More]

Computability: Turing, Gödel, Church, and Beyond

2015.03.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews B. Jack Copeland, Carl J. Posy, and Oron Shagrir (eds.), Computability: Turing, Gödel, Church, and Beyond, MIT Press, 2013,
2015.03.20 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews B. Jack Copeland, Carl J. Posy, and Oron Shagrir (eds.), Computability: Turing, Gödel, Church, and Beyond, MIT Press, 2013, [More]

Saving fairy tale

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm expected to be remembered long after their deaths – for their masterful philological studies, not their fairy tales…
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm expected to be remembered long after their deaths – for their masterful philological studies, not their fairy tales… [More]

Enigma of survival

War’s psychic aftermath: trauma, chaos, depression, dissociation, fear and resilience. Making sense of the postwar persona…
War’s psychic aftermath: trauma, chaos, depression, dissociation, fear and resilience. Making sense of the postwar persona… [More]

Bob Hope

How did the man who invented the comedic monologue – who defined celebrity in the age of celebrity – disappear so effectively from American consciousness?…
How did the man who invented the comedic monologue – who defined celebrity in the age of celebrity – disappear so effectively from American consciousness?… [More]

Question about Logic - Allen Stairs responds

Are there any books or videos or blogs or anything easily accessible that provide actual English translations of symbolic logic? If I could just read some straight-up translations it would be far
Are there any books or videos or blogs or anything easily accessible that provide actual English translations of symbolic logic? If I could just read some straight-up translations it would be far [More]

The Activity of Being: An Essay on Aristotle's Ontology

2015.03.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aryeh Kosman, The Activity of Being: An Essay on Aristotle's Ontology, Harvard University Press, 2013, 277pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN
2015.03.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Aryeh Kosman, The Activity of Being: An Essay on Aristotle's Ontology, Harvard University Press, 2013, 277pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

Manipulation

2015.03.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christian Coons and Michael Weber (eds.), Manipulation, Oxford University Press, 2014, 258pp., $35.00 (pbk), ISBN
2015.03.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christian Coons and Michael Weber (eds.), Manipulation, Oxford University Press, 2014, 258pp., $35.00 (pbk), ISBN [More]