Gaming Newcomb’s Paradox III: What You Actually Decide

Newcomb’s Paradox was created by William Newcomb of the University of California’s Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. The dread philosopher Robert Nozick published a paper on it in 1969 and it was
Newcomb’s Paradox was created by William Newcomb of the University of California’s Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. The dread philosopher Robert Nozick published a paper on it in 1969 and it was [More]

On Doris Lessing

Jenny Diski called Doris Lessing many things: “the woman I live with,” “benefactor,” “foster mother,” “friend,” “fairy godmother,” “Auntie Doris.” None of them seemed right…
Jenny Diski called Doris Lessing many things: “the woman I live with,” “benefactor,” “foster mother,” “friend,” “fairy godmother,” “Auntie Doris.” None of them seemed right… [More]

Clive James on his late flowering

“At the moment,” says Clive James, “I am in the slightly embarrassing position where I write poems saying I am about to die and I don’t”…
“At the moment,” says Clive James, “I am in the slightly embarrassing position where I write poems saying I am about to die and I don’t”… [More]

Doubling Down on Democracy

“The prospects for democracy globally remain good,” says Francis Fukuyama. The prospects for democracy in America, however, are grim…
“The prospects for democracy globally remain good,” says Francis Fukuyama. The prospects for democracy in America, however, are grim… [More]

Eudaimonic Ethics: The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well

2014.10.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lorraine Besser-Jones, Eudaimonic Ethics: The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well, Routledge, 2014, 183pp., $140.00 (hbk),
2014.10.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Lorraine Besser-Jones, Eudaimonic Ethics: The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well, Routledge, 2014, 183pp., $140.00 (hbk), [More]

Speech Acts

[Revised entry by Mitchell Green on October 2, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] We are attuned in everyday conversation not primarily to the sentences we utter to one
[Revised entry by Mitchell Green on October 2, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] We are attuned in everyday conversation not primarily to the sentences we utter to one [More]

Indicative Conditionals

[Revised entry by Dorothy Edgington on October 2, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Take a sentence in the indicative mood, suitable for making a statement: "We'll be home by
[Revised entry by Dorothy Edgington on October 2, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Take a sentence in the indicative mood, suitable for making a statement: "We'll be home by [More]

Realism

[Revised entry by Alexander Miller on October 2, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The question of the nature and plausibility of realism arises with respect to a large number of subject
[Revised entry by Alexander Miller on October 2, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The question of the nature and plausibility of realism arises with respect to a large number of subject [More]

PhD Scholarship in Philosophy of Cognitive Science

Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  University of Cologne
Job List:  Europe Name of institution:  University of Cologne [More]

How to Stop Time

We treat procrastination as pathology, but why? Idleness, loitering, dawdling – these are often the keys to creativity…
We treat procrastination as pathology, but why? Idleness, loitering, dawdling – these are often the keys to creativity… [More]