Facts & Sincerely Held Beliefs

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/480488321 The Hobby Lobby decision by the Supreme Court of the United States raised numerous issues including a rather interesting one regarding beliefs and facts.
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/480488321 The Hobby Lobby decision by the Supreme Court of the United States raised numerous issues including a rather interesting one regarding beliefs and facts. [More]

Being, Essence and Substance in Plato and Aristotle

2014.08.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Paul Ricoeur, Being, Essence and Substance in Plato and Aristotle, David Pellauer and John Starkey (trs.), Polity, 2013, 266pp.,
2014.08.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Paul Ricoeur, Being, Essence and Substance in Plato and Aristotle, David Pellauer and John Starkey (trs.), Polity, 2013, 266pp., [More]

The Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy

2014.08.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Scott M. Campbell and Paul W. Bruno, The Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy, Bloomsbury, 2013, 267pp., $37.95
2014.08.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Scott M. Campbell and Paul W. Bruno, The Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy, Bloomsbury, 2013, 267pp., $37.95 [More]

Self-Love vs. Vanity

The love of one’s self is a virtue, one that takes time and thought to cultivate. Vanity, however, is a vice. Clancy Martin parses the distinction…
The love of one’s self is a virtue, one that takes time and thought to cultivate. Vanity, however, is a vice. Clancy Martin parses the distinction… [More]

Geoff Dyer at the Geoff Dyer Conference

“The only time I’ve ever been in a seminar where I have been the leading authority on the subject.” Geoff Dyer attends the Geoff Dyer conference…
“The only time I’ve ever been in a seminar where I have been the leading authority on the subject.” Geoff Dyer attends the Geoff Dyer conference… [More]

The Hi-Tech Mess of Higher Education

Universities used to be committed to the preservation of cultural memory. Now it’s standardized tests, cost-benefit readouts, and human-resources questionnaires…
Universities used to be committed to the preservation of cultural memory. Now it’s standardized tests, cost-benefit readouts, and human-resources questionnaires… [More]

Question about Ethics, Love, Sex - Allen Stairs responds

Is adultery really immoral? The act itself is mostly legal, so why can't it be mostly moral? I'm a male bachelor, so I can only argue from my point of view. Adultery is a simple biological urge that
Is adultery really immoral? The act itself is mostly legal, so why can't it be mostly moral? I'm a male bachelor, so I can only argue from my point of view. Adultery is a simple biological urge that [More]

Question about Mind - Jonathan Westphal responds

Hi, I'll just share my experiences as below and would just like to ask what principle or theory that could possibly explain the phenomenon? And what term you call it? I'm a computer programmer.
Hi, I'll just share my experiences as below and would just like to ask what principle or theory that could possibly explain the phenomenon? And what term you call it? I'm a computer programmer. [More]

Question about Mind - Stephen Maitzen responds

Hi, I'll just share my experiences as below and would just like to ask what principle or theory that could possibly explain the phenomenon? And what term you call it? I'm a computer programmer.
Hi, I'll just share my experiences as below and would just like to ask what principle or theory that could possibly explain the phenomenon? And what term you call it? I'm a computer programmer. [More]

Bride of Deconstruction

Frankenstein and the feminists. For the critic Barbara Johnson, Mary Shelley was born to be a widow. &#147She looked good in black&#148…
Frankenstein and the feminists. For the critic Barbara Johnson, Mary Shelley was born to be a widow. “She looked good in black”… [More]