Violette Leduc - thief, smuggler, lesbian, writer - espoused a <strong>feminism of lived experience</strong>. Not like her mentor, Simone de Beauvoir

Violette Leduc - thief, smuggler, lesbian, writer - espoused a feminism of lived experience. Not like her mentor, Simone de
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Philosophy & My Old Husky III: Experiments & Studies

While my husky, Isis, and I have both slowed down since we teamed up in 2004, she is doing remarkably well these days. As I often say, pulling so many years will slow down man and dog. While Isis
While my husky, Isis, and I have both slowed down since we teamed up in 2004, she is doing remarkably well these days. As I often say, pulling so many years will slow down man and dog. While Isis [More]

We hear music with our ears, our heart, our imagination, our muscles. Do we also <strong>hear with the color of our skin</strong>?

We hear music with our ears, our heart, our imagination, our muscles. Do we also hear with the color of our
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Hobsbawm, Foucault, Dworkin, Lacan &mdash; how far to the left were the <strong>thinkers of the New Left</strong>? Roger Scruton&rsquo;s answer may surprise you

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<strong>Cervantes and Shakespeare</strong>. One was a man of action, a warrior, and, for a time, a slave. The other preferred writing tales of men at war

Cervantes and Shakespeare. One was a man of action, a warrior, and, for a time, a slave. The other preferred writing tales of men at
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Philosophy in a Meaningless Life: A System of Nihilism, Consciousness and Reality

2016.04.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews James Tartaglia, Philosophy in a Meaningless Life: A System of Nihilism, Consciousness and Reality, Bloomsbury, 2016, 218pp.,
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Zeno of Elea

[Revised entry by John Palmer on April 7, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Zeno of Elea, 5th c. B.C.E. thinker, is known exclusively for propounding a number of ingenious paradoxes. The
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<strong>Praise pretension</strong>! It&rsquo;s a noble cultural yearning, an assertion of intellectual ambition, a refusal to be defined by a reductive understanding of oneself

Praise pretension! It&amp;rsquo;s a noble cultural yearning, an assertion of intellectual ambition, a refusal to be defined by a reductive understanding of
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<strong>African fiction</strong> is rarely discussed, and almost never in literary terms. The novels are read as mere political documents, catalogs of social ills and cultural themes

African fiction is rarely discussed, and almost never in literary terms. The novels are read as mere political documents, catalogs of social ills and cultural
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<strong>Pornography and its discontents</strong>. Consider life in a sexual utopia, a &ldquo;pornutopia&rdquo; in which anyone is up for anything. Result: Boredom

Pornography and its discontents. Consider life in a sexual utopia, a &amp;ldquo;pornutopia&amp;rdquo; in which anyone is up for anything. Result:
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