Art is rooted in emotions. So what happens when algorithms are able to understand and <strong>manipulate human emotions</strong> better than Mozart, Picasso, or Shakespeare?&nbsp;

Art is rooted in emotions. So what happens when algorithms are able to understand and manipulate human emotions better than Mozart, Picasso, or
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<strong>Flaubert</strong> lived in revolutionary times. It left him with scorn for political movements and the chronic delusions that enable them&nbsp;

Flaubert lived in revolutionary times. It left him with scorn for political movements and the chronic delusions that enable
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Fake Modiglianis began to emerge in the 1920s, soon after his death. Now he is one of the world's most <strong>faked artists</strong>. There are even fake fakes

Fake Modiglianis began to emerge in the 1920s, soon after his death. Now he is one of the world&#39;s most faked artists. There are even fake
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Selected Essays

2017.05.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews F&#233;lix Ravaisson, Selected Essays, Mark Sinclair (ed.), Bloomsbury, 2016, 360pp., $29.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781472574879. Reviewed
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The unprecedented difficulty of B(e)

A dictionary is in indeed a collection of stories and each word entry has a unique tale to tell. If we choose the verb &#39;be&#39;, we encounter a special insight into English, and into the society and
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<strong>Nostalgia</strong> used to be considered a disease; causes, symptoms, and cures were debated by doctors. Now it's a cultural condition, but no less dangerous

Nostalgia used to be considered a disease; causes, symptoms, and cures were debated by doctors. Now it&#39;s a cultural condition, but no less
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Emotions, Values, and Agency

2017.05.04 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christine Tappolet, Emotions, Values, and Agency, Oxford University Press, 2016, 228pp., $70.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199696512.
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Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil: Critics saw them as "pitiless," "icy," "clinical." They pursued <strong>heartlessness as an intellectual style</strong>

Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil: Critics saw them as &quot;pitiless,&quot; &quot;icy,&quot; &quot;clinical.&quot; They pursued heartlessness as an intellectual
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<strong>Sex letters</strong>. James Joyce sent them. So did Georgia O&rsquo;Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz. Proust sent one to his grandfather. In the age of Tinder, does the sex letter have staying power?

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Thinking with Kant's Critique of Judgment

2017.05.03 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michel Chaouli, Thinking with Kant&#39;s Critique of Judgment, Harvard University Press, 2017, 312pp., $45.00 (hbk), ISBN
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