<strong>Evelyn Waugh's prose</strong>, known for its lethality, is seen by some as inconsistent with his Catholicism. But he couldn't have been a great satirist were he not a Catholic

Evelyn Waugh&#39;s prose, known for its lethality, is seen by some as inconsistent with his Catholicism. But he couldn&#39;t have been a great satirist were he not a
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Transcendence and The Concrete: Selected Writings

2017.09.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jean Wahl, Transcendence and The Concrete: Selected Writings, Alan D. Schrift and Ian Alexander Moore (eds.), Fordham University
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The International Congress on Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science doesn't sound romantic. But it's where <strong>Hilary Putnam</strong> met his future wife, Ruth Anna. Pragmatism would never be the same

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Five and a half years. That's how long <strong>Otis Redding's career</strong> lasted. Given where he came from, it's astonishing that his career happened at all

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Paris&rsquo;s <strong>Bureau of Found Objects</strong> includes a wedding dress and a human skull. People who come to claim a lost possession often lose another in the process

Paris&amp;rsquo;s Bureau of Found Objects includes a wedding dress and a human skull. People who come to claim a lost possession often lose another in the
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The Happiness Philosophers: The Lives and Works of the Great Utilitarians

2017.09.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Bart Schultz, The Happiness Philosophers:&#160;The Lives and Works of the Great Utilitarians, Princeton University Press, 2017,
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Every generation discovers its own <strong>Edgar Allan Poe</strong>. Now gig-economy writers hasve a kindred spirit: Poe, too, was a broke-ass freelancer

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What are the moral implications of intelligent AGI? [excerpt]

The possibility of human-level Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) remains controversial. While its timeline remain uncertain, the question remains: if engineers are able to develop truly
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If we were to take a lesson from the <em>Iliad,</em> it would be to resist the seductions of rage. But beware of authors touting <strong>lessons from ancient Greeks</strong>

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Leibniz on Causation

[Revised entry by Marc Bobro on September 6, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Substances, according to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646 - 1716), always act; furthermore, since even
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