The Uncertainty Principle

[Revised entry by Jan Hilgevoord and Jos Uffink on July 12, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Quantum mechanics is generally regarded as the physical theory that is our best
[Revised entry by Jan Hilgevoord and Jos Uffink on July 12, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Quantum mechanics is generally regarded as the physical theory that is our best [More]

Gadamer and the Question of Understanding: Between Heidegger and Derrida

2016.07.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Adrian Costache, Gadamer and the Question of Understanding: Between Heidegger and Derrida, Lexington, 2016, 154pp., $80.00 (hbk),
2016.07.08 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Adrian Costache, Gadamer and the Question of Understanding: Between Heidegger and Derrida, Lexington, 2016, 154pp., $80.00 (hbk), [More]

2016 Midwest Epistemology Workshop

The Tenth Annual Midwest Epistemology Workshop (MEW) will be held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on September 30 and October 1, 2016.  Hosted by John Bengson and Mike Titelbaum, and open to
The Tenth Annual Midwest Epistemology Workshop (MEW) will be held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on September 30 and October 1, 2016.  Hosted by John Bengson and Mike Titelbaum, and open to [More]

Sure, the <strong>glossy magazines</strong> are leaking prestige, power, page counts, and glamour. But the allure remains, and James Wolcott can't get too many tales from the editors' desks

Sure, the glossy magazines are leaking prestige, power, page counts, and glamour. But the allure remains, and James Wolcott can&#39;t get too many tales from the editors&#39;
Sure, the glossy magazines are leaking prestige, power, page counts, and glamour. But the allure remains, and James Wolcott can't get too many tales from the editors' [More]

What distinguishes a human being from a chestnut tree? It's the sort of question that preoccupied the apricot-cocktail-swilling set at the <strong>Bec-de-Gaz bar</strong> on the rue Montparnasse

What distinguishes a human being from a chestnut tree? It&#39;s the sort of question that preoccupied the apricot-cocktail-swilling set at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue
What distinguishes a human being from a chestnut tree? It's the sort of question that preoccupied the apricot-cocktail-swilling set at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue [More]

<strong>Catullus&rsquo; corpus</strong> of 116 poems teems with rage and obscenity. He was Rome&rsquo;s most erotic poet, but we know almost nothing of him. Cue the dark arts of speculative historical reconstruction

Catullus&amp;rsquo; corpus of 116 poems teems with rage and obscenity. He was Rome&amp;rsquo;s most erotic poet, but we know almost nothing of him. Cue the dark arts of speculative historical
Catullus’ corpus of 116 poems teems with rage and obscenity. He was Rome’s most erotic poet, but we know almost nothing of him. Cue the dark arts of speculative historical [More]

PhD fellowship

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Europe Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; University of
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  University of [More]

Language and Testimony in Classical Indian Philosophy

[Revised entry by Madhav Deshpande on July 11, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] Speculations about the nature and function of language in India can be traced to its earliest period. These
[Revised entry by Madhav Deshpande on July 11, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] Speculations about the nature and function of language in India can be traced to its earliest period. These [More]

Policebots

Peaceful protest is an integral part of the American political system. Sadly, murder is also an integral part of our society. The two collided in Dallas, Texas: after a peaceful protest, five police
Peaceful protest is an integral part of the American political system. Sadly, murder is also an integral part of our society. The two collided in Dallas, Texas: after a peaceful protest, five police [More]

Shock, camp, comedic juxtapositions: What was <strong>Robert Mapplethorpe </strong>trying to achieve? Fame and wealth, sure. But also a carefully cultivated sense of estrangement

Shock, camp, comedic juxtapositions: What was Robert Mapplethorpe trying to achieve? Fame and wealth, sure. But also a carefully cultivated sense of
Shock, camp, comedic juxtapositions: What was Robert Mapplethorpe trying to achieve? Fame and wealth, sure. But also a carefully cultivated sense of [More]