Herman Melville&rsquo;s son, <strong>Stanwix Melville</strong> rode through cemeteries, experienced a shipwreck, and dealt with failing eyesight. He was dead at 34

Herman Melville&amp;rsquo;s son, Stanwix Melville rode through cemeteries, experienced a shipwreck, and dealt with failing eyesight. He was dead at
Herman Melville’s son, Stanwix Melville rode through cemeteries, experienced a shipwreck, and dealt with failing eyesight. He was dead at [More]

The Logic of Being: Realism, Truth, and Time

2017.11.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Paul M. Livingston, The Logic of Being: Realism, Truth, and Time, Northwestern University Press, 2017, 257pp., $99.95 (hbk), ISBN
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Bradley's Regress

[New Entry by Katarina Perovic on November 1, 2017.] &quot;Bradley&#39;s Regress&quot; is an umbrella term for a family of arguments that lie at the heart of the ontological debate concerning properties and
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October etymological gleanings continued

There is a good word aftermath. Aftercrop is also fine, though rare, but, to my regret, afterglean does not exist (in aftermath, math- is related to mow, and -th is a suffix, as in length, breadth,
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Oxford Philosophy Festival, 16th–19th November 2017

Oxford University Press and Blackwell&#39;s are delighted to team up once again to host the Oxford Philosophy Festival to celebrate the quest for knowledge and ideas. This year, our theme centres around
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&ldquo;<strong>Alexander Calder</strong> wanted to be clear and unfussy, to get straight to the point. At the same time, he liked to linger over life&rsquo;s oddities and obscurities&rdquo;

&amp;ldquo;Alexander Calder wanted to be clear and unfussy, to get straight to the point. At the same time, he liked to linger over life&amp;rsquo;s oddities and
“Alexander Calder wanted to be clear and unfussy, to get straight to the point. At the same time, he liked to linger over life’s oddities and [More]

In the arts, &ldquo;outsider&rdquo; means something specific. But what is an <strong>outsider writer</strong>? And can Virginia Woolf plausibly be considered one?

In the arts, &amp;ldquo;outsider&amp;rdquo; means something specific. But what is an outsider writer? And can Virginia Woolf plausibly be considered
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<strong>Theodore Dreiser</strong> tried just about everything to succeed, even working for a publishing house whose motto was &ldquo;The worse the swill, the more the public will buy&rdquo;

Theodore Dreiser tried just about everything to succeed, even working for a publishing house whose motto was &amp;ldquo;The worse the swill, the more the public will
Theodore Dreiser tried just about everything to succeed, even working for a publishing house whose motto was “The worse the swill, the more the public will [More]

The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles

2017.10.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Martin Peterson, The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles, Oxford University Press, 2017, 252pp.,
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The Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Argument in Quantum Theory

[Revised entry by Arthur Fine on October 31, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] In the May 15, 1935 issue of Physical Review Albert Einstein co-authored a paper with his two postdoctoral
[Revised entry by Arthur Fine on October 31, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] In the May 15, 1935 issue of Physical Review Albert Einstein co-authored a paper with his two postdoctoral [More]