Schema

[Revised entry by John Corcoran and Idris Samawi Hamid on August 2, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] A schema (plural: schemata, or schemas), also known as a scheme (plural: schemes), is
[Revised entry by John Corcoran and Idris Samawi Hamid on August 2, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] A schema (plural: schemata, or schemas), also known as a scheme (plural: schemes), is [More]

Count Paul Yorck von Wartenburg

[Revised entry by Ingo Farin on August 2, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Count Hans Ludwig Paul Yorck von Wartenburg (1835 - 1897) was a German philosopher. He is primarily known for
[Revised entry by Ingo Farin on August 2, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Count Hans Ludwig Paul Yorck von Wartenburg (1835 - 1897) was a German philosopher. He is primarily known for [More]

Positive and Negative Liberty

[Revised entry by Ian Carter on August 2, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Negative liberty is the absence of obstacles, barriers or constraints. One has negative liberty to the extent
[Revised entry by Ian Carter on August 2, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Negative liberty is the absence of obstacles, barriers or constraints. One has negative liberty to the extent [More]

The Will to Reason: Theodicy and Freedom in Descartes

2016.08.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews C. P. Ragland, The Will to Reason: Theodicy and Freedom in Descartes, Oxford University Press, 2016, 255pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN
2016.08.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews C. P. Ragland, The Will to Reason: Theodicy and Freedom in Descartes, Oxford University Press, 2016, 255pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN [More]

A philosophy of education. Influenced by Hegel and Darwin, <strong>John Dewey</strong> launched a revolution that overthrew the methods of the day. Hannah Arendt was not pleased

A philosophy of education. Influenced by Hegel and Darwin, John Dewey launched a revolution that overthrew the methods of the day. Hannah Arendt was not
A philosophy of education. Influenced by Hegel and Darwin, John Dewey launched a revolution that overthrew the methods of the day. Hannah Arendt was not [More]

"Poetry is like an old clock that stops ticking from time to time and needs to be violently shaken to get it running again." Enter <strong>Jana Prikryl</strong>

&quot;Poetry is like an old clock that stops ticking from time to time and needs to be violently shaken to get it running again.&quot; Enter Jana
"Poetry is like an old clock that stops ticking from time to time and needs to be violently shaken to get it running again." Enter Jana [More]

Reading Kant's Lectures

2016.08.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert R. Clewis (ed.), Reading Kant&#39;s Lectures, De Gruyter, 2015, 608pp., $210.00 (hbk), ISBN 9783110342321. Reviewed by
2016.08.01 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Robert R. Clewis (ed.), Reading Kant's Lectures, De Gruyter, 2015, 608pp., $210.00 (hbk), ISBN 9783110342321. Reviewed by [More]

You think <strong>Jonathan Franzen</strong> is overrated and out of touch? He's OK with that. &ldquo;I go to extraordinary lengths not to hear what people are saying about me&rdquo;

You think Jonathan Franzen is overrated and out of touch? He&#39;s OK with that. &amp;ldquo;I go to extraordinary lengths not to hear what people are saying about
You think Jonathan Franzen is overrated and out of touch? He's OK with that. “I go to extraordinary lengths not to hear what people are saying about [More]

Public Lands & Privatization

Thanks to people such as Teddy Roosevelt, the United States has vast areas of public lands—including the famous national parks. While most Americans have a positive view of these public lands, there
Thanks to people such as Teddy Roosevelt, the United States has vast areas of public lands—including the famous national parks. While most Americans have a positive view of these public lands, there [More]

What Matters to Philosophers? A Survey

Dear Readers, I am posting the following request from Valerie Tiberius: “What Matters to Philosophers?” Dear Colleague, As chair of a philosophy department at a large state institution (University
Dear Readers, I am posting the following request from Valerie Tiberius: “What Matters to Philosophers?” Dear Colleague, As chair of a philosophy department at a large state institution (University [More]