<strong>Nabokov</strong> suffered from adenoma, heart palpitations, neuralgia, lumbago, pleurisy, and psoriasis. Did epilepsy cause his hallucinations?

Nabokov suffered from adenoma, heart palpitations, neuralgia, lumbago, pleurisy, and psoriasis. Did epilepsy cause his
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Tearing Down

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Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War

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<strong>Hieronymus Bosch</strong>. We know the painter witnessed a wildfire, married up, and joined an elite religious brotherhood. But where did his real world end and fantasy begin?

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<strong>Marx&rsquo;s views</strong> were occasionally prescient, often wrong-headed, sometimes repugnant. But they had little in common with what later came to be understood as Marxism

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Mikita Brottman started a <strong>reading group at a men's jail</strong> because she believed in the power of literature to transform lives. Now she's not so sure

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Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy

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Assistant Professor – Ancient Philosophy

Job List:&amp;nbsp; Americas Name of institution:&amp;nbsp; University of
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Assistant Professor – Philosophy of Science

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